SNHDT Alumni

SNHDT alumni are dancing professionally in companies throughout the country. Below is a list showing where some of our dancers are currently training and dancing. In addition, many of our alumni are utilizing the valuable life lessons gained from their experience at SNHDT at college level and in exciting non-dance professions. We are very proud of all our alumni!

Former and current students of SNHDT have gone on to dance and train with: American Ballet Theater, The Boston Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, The Universal Ballet Academy, Ballet Academy East in NYC, The Nutmeg Ballet, The Rock School of the Pennsylvania Ballet, The School of American Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Oklahoma City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell, Miami City Ballet, The Cincinnati Ballet, Ajkun Ballet Theatre, Ballet Austin, Walkerdance, Nevada Ballet Theatre and The Joffrey Ballet to name a few.

Lauren Stewart – Cincinnati Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Janice (Niggeling) Kelly – Radio City, Metropolitan Opera Ballet Co, Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story

Thomas Ortiz – Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, WalkerDance, Joyce SoHo with Kim Gibilisco Dances

Amy (Von Handorf) Gallant – Ballet Austin, Sacramento Ballet, Nevada Ballet Theatre

Sallie (Werst) Havens – Ballet Austin, Patriots Cheerleader

Brenden Duggen – Brendan Duggan Choreography

Melissa Reed – Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Boston Ballet

Amberlyn Beninati Sayago – GoGaucho, Country Tonite Theatre, Royal Caribbean International

Kelly Diamond – Richmond Ballet, Ajkun Ballet Theatre, Neglia Ballet

Jessica Davison – Radio City Music Hall

Kerry (Dibble) Kapaku – owner of DanceWorks Indy

Erika Davis – CEO of Regional Dance America

Autumn Tierney – Boston Ballet, Nashville Ballet

Rachel Ingram – Pennsylvania Ballet

Lauren Lassila – Cincinnati Ballet

Peyton Colegrove – Festival Ballet Providence

Terresina O’Hare – Nashville Ballet

Calling all SNHDT Alumni!

Please send us an update on where life has taken you since your SNHDT days. Whether your news is big or small, and whether it is related to dance, school, work, family, or other, we want to know about it – even if you think we already know! Photos are welcome!

Come Take Class! Alumni, we hope that whenever you’re in town you’ll stop by to visit and, of course, take class. Please note the special alumni tuition policy: All Alumni are invited to take classes September to June at no charge. During the summer months a special rate is available to all alumnus  — we look forward to seeing you!