Bettina Indaco was raised in Holland and trained at The Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. She studied with teachers Linda Goss, Wim Vreeken, Sulamith Messerer and Sonia Matcholli and was featured in a ballet documentary about the prestigious Conservatoire, Stap voor Stap. After graduating and receiving her degree with high honors dancing the lead in Les Sylphides, she joined the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam and performed in many European countries as well as in Asia. She has performed in traditional ballets such as Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Giselle, Cinderella, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Nutcracker in which her leading roles included Snow Queen and Dewdrop. She performed in contemporary ballets by Balanchine, such as Concerto Barroco, Serenade, Diamonds, Symphony in C and The Four Temperaments. She has also performed in many ballets by Rudi van Danzig, Hans van Maanen and Jiri Kylian.
Upon her marriage and arrival in the United States in 1990, she joined Ballet Theatre of Boston as a soloist and has danced in Boston and throughout Massachusetts in many ballets by Jose Mateo.
In 1996 she joined the Ballet Theatre of Boston school faculty and has taught in their summer programs and adult classes. For the past 14 years she has been teaching ballet, pointe and lyrical classes to the highest level at The Andover School of Ballet. She also choreographed several ballets for their end of the year recital.
Besides her teaching, Indaco holds master’s degrees in English and Spanish, and speaks Dutch and French. She was invited by Margaret Tracey to join Boston Ballet School's faculty in 2008 and has been taught Pre-Professional as well as adult classes.
Indaco lives in Andover with her husband and two children and is delighted to work with the wonderful faculty, School and dedicated students.