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Career Achievements of Our Alumni

Butler's department of dance has alumni who have served as apprentices, corps de ballet, soloist and principal dancers, artistic directors, school directors, ballet masters/mistresses, executive directors, general managers, production managers, rehearsal directors, touring directors, co-artistic directors and more on Broadway and in dance companies including:

Atlanta Ballet Joffrey Ballet
Alabama Ballet Joseph Holmes Dance Theater
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Kim Robards Dance Company 
American Repertory Ballet Les Grands Ballets Canadians

Ballet Arizona 

Lexington Ballet
Ballet Austin Louisville Ballet
Ballet Internationale Memphis Ballet
Ballet Iowa Milwaukee Ballet
Ballet Magnificat Nevada Ballet Theatre
 Ballet Metropolitan New Jersey Ballet

Ballet Theatre Pennsylvania

Ohio Ballet
Ballet Theatre of Boston Omaha Theatre Ballet
Berkshire Ballet Pacific Northwest Ballet
Boston Ballet Pascal Rioult Dance Theater

Canton Ballet

Paul Taylor Dance Company 
Charleson Ballet Pennsylvania Ballet
Cincinnati Ballet Peoria Ballet
Cleveland Ballet Portland Ballet
Colorado Ballet Portland Ballet Theater
Columbia City Ballet Richmond Ballet
Corpus Christi Ballet San Diego Ballet

Dance Kaleidoscope

San Francisco Ballet
Dance Theatre of Harlem Southern New Hampshire Dance Theatre
Dayton Ballet St. Louis Ballet
Eugene Ballet Company  Springfield Ballet
Fort Wayne Ballet State Ballet of Rhode Island
Gdansk Opera House - Poland Staatstheater Kassel
Georgia Ballet Thresh
Greensboro Ballet

Tulsa Ballet

James Sewell Ballet  


Other Careers

Administrators for Washington, Houston and Kansas City Schools of Ballet
Administrator UMKC College Conservatory
American Dance Festival
Associate Provost, Butler University
Assistant Dean of Admissions, Walnut Hill School
Artistic Director, Kids Dance Outreach
Broadway Performers
Dancers, Actors, Entertainment and Commercial, Los Angeles
Dance Critic for Dance Magazine
Chairperson, Eastern Michigan University Dance Dept.
Choreographer, Broadway & off-Broadway; Theatre in the Round, Minneapolis; Indiana Pacemates
Director, Academy of Dance, Bangkok, Thailand; Dance Arts Unlimited, Michigan City, IN
Director of Productions, Tulsa Ballet
Education and Development Assistant, Thodos Dance, Chicago
Executive Director, Pacific Northwest Ballet
Faculty, Brooklyn Yoga Collection
Faculty, Duncan Center Conservatory
Faculty Member/Choreographer, Point Park College
Faculty Member, Centre de Danse du Marais, Paris
Faculty Member, Cornish Institute, Seattle, WA
Faculty, National School of Ballet - Poland
Faculty, Northern Plains Dance
Faculty, University of Texas, Austin
Professor, Butler University and Temple University Dance Dept.
Registrar/Faculty Member, Virginia School of the Arts