Congratulations to our Dancers – Summer Intensives

Many of our BVII and Upper School students auditioned and were accepted into renowned pre-professional summer dance programs. Ballet Virginia is proud of our students’ recent accomplishments. Congratulations and we hope you have a fantastic experience!

BVII dancer Cora Metzfield


BVII Students
Marlee Brown –Joffrey Ballet School NYC (partial scholarship), attending Nashville Ballet (partial scholarship)
Sydney Caggiano – Carolina Ballet, attending
Elizabeth Denton – Cincinnati Ballet, attending
Lauryn Hedelund –Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, attending Joffrey Ballet School NYC (partial scholarship)
Cora Metzfield – Houston Ballet (full tuition scholarship), attending American Ballet Theatre (NYC)
Gabriella Miyares – The Washington Ballet, attending
Iana Niknezhad – Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theater (NYC)
Mary Schmidt – The Washington Ballet, attending
Olivia Levy – Boston Ballet attending, Miami City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet


Zoey Pham, Hayden Howard and Gabriella Miyares in Sleeping Beauty

Level 5/6
Lila Bauer – Sarasota Ballet (partial scholarship), attending, International Ballet attending, Royal Ballet, attending
Emily Lewis – Collage Dance, attending
Clare Heffernan – Ballet Magnificat, attending
Zoey Pham – The Washington Ballet, attending

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Marketing director and Children's Program Director at Ballet Virginia International. Danced professionally in the U.S, Italy and Asia. Graduated magna cum laude from University of Nevada, Las Vegas B.S in Business Administration/Marketing.
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