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Susan Brooker


Photo: Christina Rogers.

Susan Brooker has taught in schools in the USA, Europe, Canada and Japan. She is Artistic Director of the ABT William J. Gillespie School at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa mesa, CA, a guest teacher at the ABT JKO School, a member of the Artistic Board of Examiners and Instructors for the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum and a Fellow and Major Examiner of Cecchetti USA. Brooker holds the Enrico Cecchetti Diploma and specialises in ballet pedagogy and curriculum development.

From 2008 – 2014 Brooker was Director of the BalletMet Dance Academy. Students of Brooker have won prestigious international dance competitions including the Prix de Lausanne and are dancing with companies in Europe, the Untied States and South America.