Renée Meiffren Owner & Ballet Mistress

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ABT® Certified Teacher. Associate of Royal Academy of Dance. Professional Ballerina. Trained with world's ballet best. Ballet Mistress FOR LIFE.

(See CV below...)

CERTIFICATION

Renée Meiffren is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance, LONDON

BA in Sociology, OSU

TRAINING

Adams Ballet Academy
(Royal Academy of Dance, LONDON)

Arizona School for the Arts
(Kee-Juan Han)

Rudra-Béjart Lausanne (Switzerland)

San Francisco Ballet School

Bolshoi Academy at Vail

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE®

STEPS NYC


TRAINED UNDER...

Mary Moe Adams
(U.S. Presidential Scholars Teacher Recognition Awardee/Dir Adams Ballet Academy)

Kee-Juan Han

Maurice Béjart
(One of the Great Dance Masters of the 20th Century)
Rudra-Béjart Lausanne/Béjart Ballet Lausanne

Michel Gascard
(Ballet of the 20th Century/Rudra-Béjart Lausanne)

Azari Plissetski
(Bolshoi Ballet/National Ballet of Cuba)

Wilhelm Burmann
(STEPS NYC)

David Howard
(STEPS NYC)

Finis Jhung
(STEPS NYC)

Jacqueline Rayet
(Paris Opera Ballet)

Larrio Ekson
(Paris Opera Ballet)

Myra Woodruff
(Martha Graham Dance Company)

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

Presidential Scholar in the Arts
(received a gold medal from President Clinton, the only ballet dancer)

Winner of the Prestigious Solo Seal Award, Royal Academy of Dance, LONDON

Full Scholarship to attend the prestigious professional dance school Rudra-Béjart Lausanne

Winner of the Level One Prize NFAA National Dance Competition

Winner at the National Society of Arts & Letters National Ballet Competition

Invited to join the dancer database at Cirque du Soleil

Finalist at the Awesome Portland Awards

Guest Ballet Master at Northwest Dance Project


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Béjart Ballet Lausanne (Switzerland)

Ballet Arizona

State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara