Our Dancers


Owen Beamer

Owen graduated with a BA in Theatre from Denison University.  He has worked professionally as a theatre technician with Weathervane Playhouse and a Backstage Manager on Carnival Cruise Lines.

Delia Constantio

Delia was a company member of MamLuft&Co. Dance in Dayton, Ohio.  Delia received her BA cum laude with double majors in dance and environmental studies.

Sara DeVere (nee. Long)

Sara danced with Xclaim Dance Company of Columbus, Ohio.  She owns her own successful photography business, Sara Long Photography. Sarah has provided production photos for Central Ohio Youth Ballet.

Donnelly Ditzhazy

Donnelly studied at the Joffrey Ballet School in the Pre-professional Division.  She danced professionally with Grand Rapids Ballet and Rochester City Ballet.

Kennedy Ditzhazy

Kennedy studied dance at Point Park University in Pittsburgh and was a trainee with Charlotte Ballet.

Drew Holderman

Drew recently graduated from The Ohio State University.  Drew  performed with Central Ohio Youth Ballet as a guest artist and assisted in rehearsals.  Drew is an athletic trainer and a former Ballet Academy Instructor.

Rebekah Morlock

Rebekah studied marketing at Ohio Dominican University.  She is a former teacher at The Ballet Academy and performed with Central Ohio Youth Ballet as a guest artist.

Karissa Phillips

Karissa danced as a trainee with Light of the World Ballet.  She studied dance in China. Karissa is currently teaching ballet at Modern Messages Dance Company in Michigan.

Schools/Training Programs Attended by Alumni

Canada’s National Ballet School
The Julliard School
Pacific Northwest Ballet School
American Ballet Theatre
New York City Ballet
Boston Ballet
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
The Rock
Joffrey Ballet School
Kirov Academy
North Carolina School of the Arts
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
Gelsey Kirkland Academy
David Howard
Charlotte Ballet

Professional Companies of Alumni

Munich Ballet
San Francisco Ballet
Joffrey Ballet
Grand Rapids Ballet
Rochester City Ballet
Light of the World Ballet

The Ballet Academy

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Newark, OH 43055

Summer Hours

Monday 4:30-8:30 pm

Tuesday 4:30-8:30 pm

Wednesday 4:30-8:30 pm

Thursday 4:30-8:30 pm

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