Gartell Susan


Classical Ballet / Dancer

Susan Gartell began her dance career in Chandler, Arizona where she studied under Nadja Lagenhorst and Sharon Meko as part of Ballet Etudes. She continued her training at the University of Arizona on a scholarship as a dance and political science major. Ms. Gartell then spent two years with the Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II before joining the Company. Since dancing with the Company, she has had the pleasure of performing roles choreographed by Mark Godden, Kathryn Posin, Lila York, Trey McIntyre, Maurice Causey and George Balanchine among others. She has also been featured in roles created for her by Margo Sappington, Nelly Von Bommel, Adam Hougland and Michael Pink. She danced the role of Ophelia in Steven Mill’s production of Hamlet, and performed the pas de trois in Act II of La Bayadere, Raymonda variations and the Miettes Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty. She was also honored to dance the role of Wendy in Michael Pink\\\'s Peter Pan. Ms. Gartell thanks her friends and family for their constant inspiration.

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