Adult Division Faculty
Lorna received her training at the School of American Ballet and the American Ballet Theater School. She performed with many companies, including NYC Opera, Philadelphia Lyric Opera, New Haven Ballet, Bridgeport Ballet, Wolfe Trap Theater, Radio City Music Hall Ballet, The Liberace Show, and with her own company, Zawacki Ballet. She worked with illustrious choreographers, including Genia Melikova, Gemze De Lapp, Hector Zeraspe, Peter Gennaro, Tommy Andrews, and Jordan Fife Hunt. Lorna participated in The Bolshoi Project, directed by Jeff Calhoun at Tisch School of the Arts. In addition to her classes at BAE, Lorna coaches ballet dancers, ice skaters, and ballroom dancers on Long Island. Lorna’s classes focus on strong use of the core muscles, meticulous attention to footwork, and the ability to combine strength and fluidity.