Indiana University

Ballet

Guest Faculty

As with major ballet companies, the IU Ballet Department recognizes that guest teachers, choreographers, and dancers who continue to work in their field add a wealth of knowledge to students in preparation for their profession. These guests are invited for their expertise, experience, and familiarity with the world of professional ballet.

Guest teachesr and Regisseurs  

2011- 2012 
Merrill Ashley……………..New York City Ballet
Catherine Batcheller…Stuttgart Ballet; Cincinnati Ballet
Phillip Broomhead……….The Royal Ballet; Houston Ballet
Connie DiNapoli…………..Paul Taylor Dance Company   
Daniel Duell……………....New York City Ballet; Artistic Director Ballet Chicago
Marina Eglevsky…………..Hamburg Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Harkness Ballet       
Karina Elver………………...Royal Danish Ballet
Sandra Jennings…………….New York City Ballet; George Balanchine Trust  
Roy Kaiser……………......Artistic Director Pennsylvania Ballet
Zippora Karz………………...New York City Ballet   
Glenda Lucena…………....Ballet Nacional de Venezeula; Ballet Metropolitano de Caracas
Dwight Rhoden…………....Alvin Ailey Dance Theater; Complexions Dance Company
Juan Rodriguez……………..Complexions Dance Company
Shawn Stevens……………...New York City Ballet; Twyla Tharp Foundation
2010-2011
Merrill Ashley…………...New York City Ballet
Catherine Batcheller…Stuttgart Ballet; Cincinnati Ballet
Josh Bergasse……………...Hairspray, Choreographer for Smash            
Stacy Caddell…………....New York City Ballet; Twyla Tharp Foundation
Gerard Charles…………...Artistic Director BalletMet
Connie DiNapoli…………..Paul Taylor Dance Company   
Daniel Duell………………...New York City Ballet; Artistic Director Ballet Chicago
Marina Eglevsky…………..Hamburg Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Harkness Ballet       
Karina Elver………………...Royal Danish Ballet
Sandra Jennings………...New York City Ballet
Roy Kaiser…………………....Artistic Director Pennsylvania Ballet
Zippora Karz………………...New York City Ballet   
Donald Mahler……………...Antony Tudor Trust
Bruce Simpson……………...Artistic Director Louisville Ballet
Shawn Stevens……………...New York City Ballet; Twyla Tharp Foundation
Ashley Wheater………....The Royal Ballet; San Francisco Ballet: Artistic Director Joffrey Ballet