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

Grace Atkinson
Helen Gault
Janelle Jones
Kaitlyn McMillion
Sophia Perrotti
Jennie Teller
Hannah Whelton
Joppa Whitehead
Ema Amuial
Aimee FitzPatrick
Lauryn Hedelund


Company Dancers on Faculty

Rebecca Ailstock
Jared Brunson
Julia Stewart
Jalen Williams
Leah Upchurch
Monte Pirtle
Jackson Kettell
Hayley-Ann Vasco
Gianna Coco
Lanie Jackson


Judith Fortier
Mershonda Berry

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