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Jacqueline Doherty

/Jacqueline Doherty

Jacqueline Doherty

Metropolitan Youth Ballet Director, Dance Chair

Jackie Doherty trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Contemporary at the pre-professional dance program of Bush Davis School, UK and was awarded a full scholarship to complete her senior year at London Studio Center in London, England.  Jackie began her professional career dancing with The Israel Ballet dancing full length ballets such as Sleeping BeautyRomeo and Juliet and Coppélia.  She had the privilege of dancing in George Balanchine’s  Four Temperaments and Symphony in C and works by director Berta Yampolsky. She appreciates her additional experience under the direction of ballet master Nikolai de Lusignan.  Jackie performed on numerous European tours with The Israel Ballet, Cwmni Ballet Gwent, Classical Production and Opera North and appeared in many charitable galas in the UK. Jackie’s career in teaching started when she arrived in America in 2000. She teaches ballet to children from age 10 through adults. She has attended the American Academy of Dance Teachers Training Course and is also a certified teacher with the American Ballet Theater. She currently acts as Director of Ballet Performance and at Metropolitan Fine Arts Center and is the Artistic Director of the Metropolitan Youth Ballet Company and its annual production of The Nutcracker.

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