Ballet/ Pointe/ Variation
Graceanne Pierce is a graduate of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre where she was on full scholarship from age 11 until her graduation. She has trained with Cynthia Harvey, Ethan Stiefel, Sascha Radetsky, Martine Van Hammel, Fabrice Herrault, Robert LaFosse, and Petrusjka Broholm.
She is a former Corps de Ballet Artist with Ballet West and American Ballet Theatre Company. Her repertoire includes George Balanchine’s Jewels and Le Chant du Rossignal, Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker, Lauren Lovette’s Le Jeune and Ethan Stiefel’s Overture among others. She has also danced as Snow Queen in Francis Patrelle’s “Yorkville Nutcracker” and as Sugar Plum Fairy with Virginia Regional Ballet.
Graceanne was a guest was guest principal artist at the Gala Internazionale at Teatro alla Scala where she performed the pas de deux from George Balanchine’s La Source.
Graceanne is a freelance artist now based in NYC and has most recently been a guest artist with iHeart Dance NYC performing pieces by Ask la Cour, David Fernandez, and Gary Pierce. She will be working our beginning through advanced level pointe students under the guidance of our Ballet Mistress Olga Dvorovenko.