HEATHER JACKSON MITCHELL
began her ballet studies with Miki Casalino, at age 9.
Attended summer programs at: The Milwalkee Ballet School.
Rock School of the Penn. Ballet Company, on Scholarship.
Graduated from our school.
Continued studies at:
Rock School, Penn.Ballet on Scholarship. She was asked to stay for the year round program on scholarship.
Member of the Challenge Program at the U. of Utah starting as a Freshman in High School.
She earned a BFA, U of Utah
Began as a Teaching Assistant in our Teacher Training program.
Joined our faculty by 1995.
Was asked to be Miki's direct Teaching Assistant in 1997.
In 1999, Heather embarked upon a new career. As of 2003,she is continuing in her quest for a choosen field.
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Casalino School of Creative Arts has produced many fine teachers.
Over the years we relied on these wonderful people to work on our faculty.
The reason our school always had a consistantly high quality of training from level to level was because
Miki trained and hired her former students who showed a desire and love for teaching.
PRINCIPAL TEACHER: MIKI CASALINO
Darleen Gordon: CSCA: BFA, U of Utah. Member of Utah Ballet Company.
Marsha Dutson: BA, U of Utah.
Marla Peterson: CSCA: attended SLCC, and Westminster College.
Cyndee Derrick-Huffman: CSCA: BFA, MFA U. of Utah.
Carlee Shurtleff: U of Utah. Member of Ballet West.
Heather Jackson-Mitchell: CSCA: refer above.
(all graduates of our school and Teacher Training program)
Annie Christensen, Jerica Charlesworth, Lexi Casalino, Jenny Lee Heiner,
Emily Heiner, Tricia Dursteler, Katherine Prater.
GUEST FACULTY OVER THE YEARS:
Melanie Watts-Robbins: CSCA graduate: Senior Artist Ballet West
Alyson Evans-Larkins: CSCA graduate: Soloist Ballet West
Rachel Murdock-Viselli:CSCA graduate: Ballet West, San Francisco Ballet.
Marie LeGere: Soloist Penn. Ballet Company
Jackie Leehive: Penn. Ballet Company, Cincinatti Ballet Company
Teresa St. Germaine-Solorio: Ballet West, Communications Director, BW.
Jane Wood: Principal, Ballet West
Jeffrey Rogers: Principal, Ballet West
Lisa La Manna: Principal, Ballet West
Peter Christie: Ballet West
Pam Robinson: Principal, Ballet West