Adult Division Faculty
Pamela was trained in Cecchetti ballet In Pittsfield, Massachusetts under the tutelage of Madeline Culpo. She attended North Carolina School of the Arts, and was a scholarship student at the Juilliard School. She went on to dance professionally with the Albany/Berkshire Ballet, Connecticut Dance theater, and as a quest artist with the Hartford Ballet. She has performed throughout New England and at Alice Tully Hall, Jacobs Pillow and the Tanglewood Music Festival. Pamela’s favorite roll was the doll in Petrouchka, partnered with Francis Patrelle, and set by Vitale Fokine, son of Michael Fokine.
Her most influential teachers were Karel Shook, Igor Youskevitch, and David Howard. Her love for teaching is reflected in her love for learning. Pamela is an ABT Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through level 7 and Partnering of the ABT National Training Curriculum. She has taught in the tri-state area for years after settling in New Jersey to raise her family. An accomplished teacher and choreographer, she has set numerous productions of the full length ballets as well as solo work and group numbers for competitions. Pamela’s classes stress correct placement, and technique plus musicality, movement and expression.