Nancy Cole / by Alyssa Gunsolus

Apprentice - From Lansing, MI, Nancy began her ballet training with Diane Newman. She attended the Joffrey Ballet School and received a BFA in Ballet Performance. After completing her degree she joined Ballet Tucson. While there, she performed in Anthony Tudors Continuo and John Gardner & Amanda McKerrow’s staging of Swan Lake, among others. She was a member of the corps de ballet at Sarasota Ballet for three seasons.  Her repertoire included Giselle, Paquita, Frederick Ashton’s Two Pigeons, Ninette de Valois’ Checkmate, and several works by George Balanchine, including Divertimento No. 15 & Prodigal Son. She most recently danced with Continental Ballet where her repertoire included Clara, in The Nutcracker, Blue Bird in Sleeping Beauty & Pas de Trois in Swan Lake.