Araque Juanita


Classical Ballet / Trainee

A native Louisvillian, Juanita started dancing at the age of 3, joining the Louisville Ballet School at the age of 7. Through the School, she was able to perform roles in Louisville Ballet productions of The Brown-Forman Nutcracker, Cinderella, Romeo & Juliet, and Alice in Wonderland. As a member of the Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble, Juanita attended South East Regional Ballet Association (SERBA) Festivals from 2004-2010. Through SERBA, she received scholarships for and attended summer programs with Dance Collective, Alabama Dance Theater, Jordan Academy (Butler), Craft of Choreography (PNB), as well as receiving a prestigious cash award. She also attended programs with Joffery Ballet NY and Ohio Dance Theater as a scholarship student. Juanita has choreographed four works for the Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble. In 2010, her piece was selected to be performed at SERBA Festival. This will be Juanita’s first season with the Louisville Ballet.

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