RYBC Alumni

RYBC was established has an outgrowth of RSB and became a non-profit 501 (c) 3 company in 2004.
2003 Brooke Datko
A student @ RSB from November 1998-November 2003, Brooke participated in many performances & festivals.  Brooke was an original member of the RYBC and traveled to Columbus, Ohio for the premiere of Preludes.  Brooke is curently enrolled in the US Navel Academy and is planning a career in Aerospace Engineering.

"Mrs. Morscher has been a role model for me.  The discipline I have learned from Ballet has carried with me, and prepared me for the military.   Ballet is very challenging.  It makes you work hard and push yourself past your limits."

2003-2004 Nina Hoffman
2005 Rebecca Nicklos  
Rebecca joined RSB in the summer of 2002 and spent the next 3 years immersing herself in ballet.  She has participated in numerous concerts, performances, competitions with the school & youth ballet company.   An original member of RYBC, she made her premier has the Prelude One soloist  in Columbus, Ohio @ the 2003 Ohio Dance Festival.  Rebecca was part of the fourth place Handel Suites ensemble that qualified as a finalist @ YAGP 2004 in Chicago, Illinois.   In 2004, she danced the Nutcracker Pas de Deux with Mac Dang from Dancing Wheels @  RYBC'S  Winter Extravaganza.  In addition to her ballet taining, Rebecca was a member of the North Royalton Royalettes under the direction of Karen Zingale.  Rebecca is currently a student in the residency program @ the Numeg Conservatory for the Arts pursuing her dream to become a professional  ballet dancer.
Photo by J. Von Enck

"Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It's the rhythm of your life. It's the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.  Dancers aren't made of their technique, but their passion.  Mrs. Morscher has always taught me that when I am on the stage I should dance for the audience and no one else.  She has taught me so many things I can't even begin to write dow.  All I know is I am truly thankful that I had the chance to experience every moment with her."

2002-2006 Heather Mills

2006 Theresa Bonvissuto

RYBC's "Welcome to the Big Tent," Spring 2006 

Photo by Marc Anthony Photography

006 Anna Li
Anna trained at RSB for 8 years as a student and original youth company member.  She was a member of the fourth place Handel Suites at the YAGP competition and has held most principal and soloist roles in The Nutcracker, Facades, Onda 9, Scherzo, Swan Lake, Paquita, and the Gershwin Preludes. She also was an assistant teacher for Ballet I and II for one year.

She is a National Merit Finalist studying Pre-Medical Health at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA with a double major in chemistry and psychology. She is a choreographer for the student-run Dancers’ Symposium at CMU and continues to take dance classes whenever she can both in Pittsburgh and at RSB.

RSB was a second home to me, as I grew up with all of the staff constantly supporting and teaching me, shaping me into the person I am today.  I learned more than dance at RSB; I was taught determination, perfection, practice, discipline, expression, and most of all to go for my dreams.”

2006 Rachel Mihalko

A 2006 RSB graduate and RYBC Alumna, Rachel is a student in the University of Akron's Dance Program. Rachel is currently in North Carolina.

2004-2006 Vanessa Burke

2003-2006 Megan Nicklos

2008 Gina Katsaros

2008 Nicole Von Enck

2008 Allsion Bonvissuto

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