Entries by Janet Strukely-Dziak

Athena Boyer

Athena has been dancing since she was nine years old. Her first major ballet role was that of a mouse in The Nutcracker at age 10. Since then, Athena has performed in several productions of The Nutcracker with both Olmsted Performing Arts’ Ballet Series and North Pointe Ballet as a student cast member. This is Athena’s […]

Jenni Hankey

Jenni Hankey began her dance training at age four with New Castle Regional Ballet, where she had the opportunity to travel to festivals with Regional Dance America, a national association for pre-professional ballet companies. She attended the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts in Erie, PA and then received dance and academic scholarships to continue […]