Lindsay Hensley Clark
Ms. Lindsay Hensley Clark is the Owner and Director
of the Tampa Bay Ballet and the Artistic Director
of Tampa Ballet Theatre, the schools affiliated
professional ballet company. She has created
original and classically restaged choreography
such as: The Nutcracker, Dracula, Alice in Wonderland,
Les Sylphides, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, A Midsummer Night's Dream,
and Coppelia. Her works have been performed locally at the Mainstage Theatre at
Ruth Eckerd Hall, Mainstage Theatre HCC Ybor, the Largo Cultural
Center and the James B. White Auditorium.
Biography and picture coming soon.
Ms. Madeline Axlund began dancing at the age of five
with the Tacoma City Ballet in Tacoma, Washington. Upon
her relocation to Florida, she continued her training at
Tampa Bay Ballet under the direction of Lindsay Clark.
Madeline has risen through the ranks of Trainee, Apprentice
and is currently a Company Member with Tampa Ballet Theatre.
She has performed numerous soloist roles including Paquita,
and Marzipan. Madeline also placed in the top 24 senior classical
division at YAGP for her performance her variation from Grand Pas
Classique in 2015.
Ms. Amanda Ciotuszynski has over 6 years of teaching experience. She trained at:
Florida Ballet School under Dan Deal, Mary Devine, Ronnie Wright, and Meg Boone, Tampa
Bay Ballet under Lindsay Clark, Richard Geiger, and Heidi Romero, and the University of South Florida
with Andrew Carroll and John Parks. Amanda received a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from USF in 2015. She is now
a Company dancer at Tampa Ballet Theatre. Some of Amanda's favorite roles
include Stepsister in Cinderella, Sugar Plum in The Nutcracker, and Boots in Sleeping Beauty.
Biography and picture coming soon.
Originally from Virginia, Katharine Kunz began her dance training at the respected Loudoun School of Ballet under Shelia Hoffman-Robertson, Maureen Miller, and Lisa Startsman. Her studies continued at the Joffrey Ballet (NYC), Orlando Ballet, BalletMet Columbus, and Steps on Broadway. She holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Towson University under the director of Dennis Price, Catherine Horta-Hayden, and Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell among others.
Her performance credits include: Ensemble in Blue ‘n’ Gold (Greenston), Girl in the Red Dress in Frame by Frame (Pikieris), Raymonda in Raymonda Pas de Dix, Pas de Trois in Swan Lake and Sugar Plum in The Nutcracker. In addition, she had the pleasure of performing Brandenburg Concerto (Miller) at the Tanzsommer Dance Festival in Austria. Ms. Katharine has performed with Loudoun Ballet Company, Towson Dance Company, Nancy Romita and the Moving Company, Connecticut Ballet, Dance Cat-aylst (NYC), and The Next Stage Project Choreography Workshop (NYC).
As a seasoned dance teacher, Ms. Katharine teaches ballet, pointe, and modern/contemporary to all ages and received her Pilates Certification from Power Pilates (NYC). She has taught at Loudoun School of Ballet (VA), B. Funk Dance Company (MD), Dramazone (NYC), Steps on Broadway (NYC), and Ballet Academy East (NYC).
Presently, Ms. Katharine performs as a Company Artist with Tampa Ballet Theatre.
Ms. Heather Mills studied at the Lisa Wilhelm Academy of Dance under Artour Bajanov, The Royal School of Ballet under Joanne Morscher, Mercyhurst College
under Tauna Hunter where she earned her BA in Dance Management, and
has attended Summer Intensives around the country including BalletMet and American Ballet Theatre. She has danced professionally with The Ballet
Theatre of Maryland under Dianna Cuatto and is currently a Company Dancer at Tampa Ballet Theatre.
She has danced professionally in multiple ballets including: Coppelia, Dancing Princesses, Firebird, Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Primal
Dreams. She has also taught and choreographed ballet, pointe, tap and jazz
at schools around the country.
Mrs. Tammy Spain studied in Honolulu, Hawaii with Honolulu City Ballet, Danceworks, and at the University of Hawaii, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Tammy has performed professionally with various dance companies including:
Starlight Express Dance Company, the Nohelani Cypriano Show, and Navatek Cruises.
Tammy attended graduate school at Yale
University in a biological science program and continued her studies in ballet with the
Yale Recreational Dance Program. After graduating, Tammy moved to Florida to start a family,
pursue her career as a scientist and continue studying dance where she joined Tampa Ballet Theatre as a company dancer and later joined the Board Of Directors.
Heidi Strohl Romero
Heidi Strohl Romero of Winston-Salem, NC, is a graduate of the North
Carolina School of the Arts, where she trained for nine years. She also studied
at many intensive summer sessions: Pacific Northwest Ballet, Joffery Ballet,
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Hungarian
Ballet Academy. In her professional career she has danced with Charleston Ballet Theatre,
Greensboro Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre, Burklyn Ballet Theatre, Kim Robards Dance,
Paradise Ballet Theatre, Gleich Dances, Key West Contemporary Dance, and currently with
Tampa Ballet Theatre. Heidi has been teaching ballet, pointe and
yoga in the schools of Greensboro Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre,Adagio
Dance Academy, Academy of Ballet Arts and Tampa Bay Ballet.