She received a Ford Foundation Scholarship to study at New York City Ballet's School of American Ballet. Ms. Hilding also performed as a guest artist with Edward Villella's touring company and as a leading dancer with the New Jersey Ballet. As a performer, she toured internationally, appeared in the acclaimed PBS series Dance in America, and in a TV special featuring Diana Ross. She also danced at the Kennedy Center Performance of American Arts for President Jimmy Carter and Vice Premier of China Deng Xiaoping. Ms. Hilding teaches advanced ballet, pointe, and pas de deux at the University of Kansas.Browse All Classes
Ballet IV & V
5th Grade & Up / Intermediate
Three ballet classes a week are recommended. At this level, students are encouraged to also enroll in Jazz I-II and Modern/Contemporary classes. This class will not perform in the End-of-Year Showcases.
Ballet VI & VII
Must be placed by an instructor / Advanced
Four ballet classes a week are recommended; three are required. Students are encouraged to cross-train by enrolling in Pilates, Modern II, and Jazz II-III to become strong and diverse dancers.
Must be enrolled in both Tue/Thu Ballet VI/VII and Pointe Classes. Pointe instructor approval is req
Students must demonstrate strength and proper use of technique in Pre & Beginning Pointe prior to entering this class.