Alumni News

The three years that I spent at Cleveland City Dance were by far the most influential in my 17 years of dance training. I came from a more recreational dance studio with the desire to learn correct ballet technique. Every teacher at CCD is supportive, invested, and willing to share their immense knowledge with their students; it is because of them that I continue to thrive. Without their constant and continuous motivation, support, and dedication to exceptional training, I would not be where I am today, at The University of Utah in their renowned Department of Ballet! Without Cleveland City Dance, and amazing people who impacted my time there, I never would have recognized and pursued my dream of becoming a professional dancer.

— Carrie Cornelius (3/20/16)

Abigail Besse 2005-2011

Dancing with Light of the World Ballet 2011-2013
Joined the Cleveland City Dance teaching staff in 2013-present

Carrie Cornelius 2011-2015

University of Utah 2015-2019

Lydia Fedor 2007-2015

Will be going to New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts on Scholarship, Summer 2016
Joined Actors, Models, and Talent for Christ for 2015-2016
Joined Cleveland City Dance staff September 2015

Hannah Lowenkamp 2008-2015

Joining Kibbutz Dance Company in Israel for 2015-2016 Training program

Diana Yohe 2006-2011

Dancing with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater 2012-present

Clay York 2006-2009

Passed in 2014
Graduated Texas Christian University 2014
Bill T. Jones in New York City 2013-2014

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