TTPB - Staff Bios
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Shelley Aagard
Artistic Director

Miss Shelley has been dancing for over 30 years, and started 
To The Pointe Ballet Studio in 2009.  She has extensive experience teaching all styles of dance.

Her training is primarily in ballet, and she studied under teachers with the Orlando Ballet, Atlanta BalletBallet Tucson, and Theatre Ballet at BYU.  Her ballet education has been a combination of both the Cecchetti and French methods.




She has also trained extensively in tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, and musical theater.  She has performed with senior dance companies in both Atlanta and Tucson and continues to dance with the North Carolina Dance Project.

She has a passion for dance as an art form and loves to dance it as well as teach it.  Ballet is by far her favorite and remains the basis of all her technique, teaching, and choreography.





Miss Shelley is a mom to 4 beautiful children and loves being a mother and a teacher of young children.  She enjoys passing on her love for classical dance to the next generation.













Alisa Walsh
Instructor

Miss Alisa has been with our studio for 6 years.  She has 4 years of apprentice teaching experience and has been the Ballet I instructor for the last year.  Alisa has been privately studying under Miss Shelley and has  experience in choreographing ballet, hip hop, and contemporary.  This year she is attending the Summer Intensive at UNC School of the Arts.

Alisa is a senior at The Middle College at UNCG and is an excellent role model and mentor for the young girls of the studio.  

Apprentice Teachers

Miss Whitney
Apprentice Teacher for Intro Ballet/Tap and Broadway

Miss Whitney is a 3rd year pointe student and Ballet Company member.  She has also had starring roles in our 2 annual Musical Theater productions: Miss Hannigan in "Annie" and Captain Hook in "Peter Pan".  She is currently a student at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts.




Miss Macy
Apprentice Teacher for Ballet II and Ballet III

Miss Macy is a 4th year pointe student and Ballet Company member.  She has been with the studio for 5 years and dances every style the studio offers.  She was one of the first students ever advanced to pointe in our studio and has been a mentor to younger girls advancing to pointe for the first time.  She is currently a student at Southwest High School.
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