Faculty and Staff

Ballet Virginia’s faculty bring professional experience, proven training techniques, and a love of dance to the classroom.


Click here for Lisa’s bio

Lisa McCarty

Communications, Development & Children's Program Director

Click here for Lydia’s bio

Lydia Roberts Coco

Professional Company Artistic Director

Rett Hansel

Facilities Manager

Additional Teaching Staff

Faculty: click here for bios

Patricia Sorrell
Grace Atkinson
Julianne Bauer
Janelle Jones
Kaitlyn McMillion
Katherine Shillito
Jennie Teller
Joppa Whitehead

Company Dancers on Faculty


Judith Fortier
Mershonda Berry