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Amanda Walker

Tallahassee, FL

Joined Boston Ballet School in 2018

Biography

Amanda C. Walker received her early training at the Southern Academy of Ballet Arts and Pas de Vie Ballet, Inc. under Natalia Botha, Charles Hagan, and Gwynne Ashton. She has also danced and trained with such organizations as Lake Erie Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Boston Ballet School’s Summer Dance Program, the Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts, and the International Flamenco Festival. She holds a B.A. in Dance Performance from Mercyhurst College (now University), under the direction of Tauna Hunter. Walker was a Principal Dancer and Senior Instructor with the Chattanooga Ballet for 9 seasons. She has also been a Guest Artist for several companies in the Southeast and taught Master Classes at various schools and summer intensives. In 2016 Walker completed her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling; Dance/Movement Therapy at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.

Apart from teaching for Adaptive Dance, Walker teaches for Tony Williams Dance Center and works as a Case Manager, and runs movement groups, for a local arts-based day program for adults with developmental and physical disabilities.