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Janel Meindersee

Beginning her career at Oregon Ballet Theatre, Ms. Meindersee went on to dance with Nevada Ballet Theatre before joining Milwaukee Ballet in 2011.

Alissa Bratz

Alissa began her training with Eugene Ballet and Salem City Ballet in Oregon state before moving to Wisconsin in 1988.

Kristen Hammer

Kristin Hammer began her training in Bloomfield Hills, MI, at Geiger Classical Ballet Academy and Michigan Classic Ballet Company. Her training continued at Boston Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and Cincinnati Ballet.

Michaela King

Michaela King has attended summer intensives at Chautauqua, Carolina Ballet and performed George Balanchine’s Serenade with Suzanne Farrell's company.

Sarah Melli

Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Sarah began her ballet training at the Wisconsin School of Ballet with Tibor Zana. At 14, she received a full scholarship to the Milwaukee Ballet and was asked to stay and dance with the company.

Annika Reikersdorfer

Annika Reikersdorfer began her ballet training at The School of Madison Ballet in 2005. She continued through the school’s Pre-Professional Division and joined Madison Ballet’s company...

Catherine Rogers

Catherine Rogers trained at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. She toured nationally and internationally with the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group under the direction of Davis Robertson.

Jacob Brooks

Jacob Ashley is a Chicago native who began his dance training at the Chicago Academy for the Arts under the instruction of Randy Duncan, Guillermo Leyva, Sandra Kaufmann, and the late Anna Paskevska.

Lily Edgar, Apprentice

A Wisconsin native, Lily Edgar began her dance training at the Beaver Dam Dance Academy at the age of 4, and transferred to the School of Madison Ballet in 2010.

Jackson Warring

A Madison native, Jackson Warring received his early training at West Side Performing Art, under owner Sharon Butler.