Our Artistic Director and Choregrapher
Susan Rowe: Artistic Director & Choreographer
Susan Rowe is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts with a BFA in Dance and has served as Ballet Mistress of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Monaco, and Le Ballet du Nord in Roubaix, France. She was a principal dancer with Le Ballet du Nord, as well as Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, Washington. Ms Rowe also danced with the Feld Ballet in New York City, the Frankfurt Opera in Frankfurt, Germany, North Carolina Dance Theatre in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and the Agnes DeMille Heritage Dance Theatre in Winston-Salem and New York City.
Her extensive training includes study with the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, American Ballet Theatre, and School of American Ballet, both in New York, the Princess Grace Academy of Dance in Monaco, and the Franchetti Studio Paris, France. In addition to her dance experience, Ms. Rowe has sixteen years of teaching and choreography experience, which she thoroughly loves
Rachel Flamini- Ballet Mistress
Rachel is a current student at Francis Marion University studying to pursue her career in the medical field. As a former company member of the South Carolina Dance Theatre, she studied and trained for 14 years under the direction of Susan Rowe. Rachel danced numerous roles during her years with the company including Clara, Arabian, Snow Queen and Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker. During her final year with South Carolina Dance Theatre, she danced the role Cinderella in the Cinderella Ballet. Rachel works with our Preparatory dancers and as an assistant to Mrs. Rowe.