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Ballet Show

A Selection of PDT Alumni

Ruth Andrien: Former Paul Taylor Dance Company soloist. Former professor at University of the Arts, Harvard University, Swarthmore College, and other instiutes of higher educaion. Was on the COVER OF “DANCE MAGAZINE” (international dance periodical). Currently the director of Taylor 2. (Google Paul Taylor Dance).

Sofia Bischof: Currently studying Science at Dickinson College on a FULL SCHOLARSHIP! Plans to attend graduate school to get a PhD in Paleontology.

John Corsa: Former dancer with Momix, Diavolo, and “Movin’ Out” (Tony award winning Broadway musical). Has taught at various universities including Brigham Young in Utah. (Google Momix).


Rachel Derr Frost: Former dancer with San Francisco Ballet. Studied also at Kirov Academy in Washington, D.C. Majored in Dance at Butler University. Currently an artist in Massachusetts.

Megan Groth: Studying Physical Therapy at Lebanon Valley College. Plans on becoming a PT with a specialty in dance safety.


Tiffany Johnson: Former principal dancer at Atlantic Festival Ballet. Currently raising a family in Florida.

Aimee Kulp: Currently a professional dancer and instructor in Houston, Texas. Majored in Dance at Messiah University and was able to begin her studies at the second-year level as an incoming freshman!

Dr. Kelsey Nieckoski: Physical Therapist who specializes in dance injuries. Current faculty member and member of Melange Contemporary Dance.

Matt Kiesling: Studied acting at NYU in Manhattan. Appeared in the following films: “Acolyte”, “Skook”, and “Acting Out”.

Mike Novak: Former principal dancer with Paul Taylor Dance Company. Currently serves as the Artistic Director for Paul Taylor Dance Company.

Lizzie Rasmussen: Professional ballerina at the Cleveland Ballet. Received acclaim for solo works at Youth

American Grand Prix (national ballet competition).

Jill Serrano (Michalsky): Co-Founder of AbunDANCE Company and LatticeWorks Dance Collective. Was a dancer with Melange Contemporary Dance.

Sammy Lynne Toth: Professional actor seen in “Goonies”, “Money Talk”, and “Forgotten”. Her first performance ever was an angel in “The Nutcracker” under director Michelle Jones Wurtz.

Emma Wenerowicz: Currently studying education at Penn State University and has worked extensively with children at PDT as a teacher and mentor.

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