Sylvia Bolton is our Director of Ballet and teaches all classes except for Tiny Tots and Pre-ballet.
dance training in Seattle and Portland before being accepted into the New York City Ballet's
training school, the School of American Ballet
She danced professionally in New York for six years before working at the Minnesota Dance Theatre as a principal dancer and ballet mistress.
She gained her expertise for training children from her 12 years of serving as the Dance Director of the Minneapolis Children's Theatre.
currently trains recreational, pre-professional, and professional dancers at RVSB
For those students hoping to pursue a career in ballet, other dance disciplines, or the theater, expert training is essential.
Learning incorrect technique in the early years of ballet training can jeopardize a student's chances at a professional ballet career.
is in regular contact with instructors from the nation's top ballet schools concerning current training methods and ballet techniques.