Sue West – Director & Instructor

Jazz, Ballet, Pilates Mat, and Director of Performance Group

Sue has an extensive career in dance instruction and performance with over 30 years of classical dance, choreography, and fitness experience. She is the publisher of various dance instruction videos and Pilates guides. She is an award winning classical Ballet & Jazz instructor. For more information on Sue or to purchase her Synergy Video Series please visit

Professional History of Sue West

Award Winning Classical Ballet & Jazz Instructor

  • Three National Endowment for the Arts Grants
  • Selected by “Voice of America Broadcasting Network” as one of the outstanding artists of Montana for original ballets depicting rural America.

Over 30 years of experience:

Teacher of Classical Dance & Fitness

  • Eastern Wyoming School of Ballet
  • Eastern Wyoming College
  • Eastern Montana College
  • Ballet of the Prairie
  • Early Street Studios
  • Fifth Street Studios
  • The Dance Space
  • Santa Fe Community College
  • University of New Mexico
  • Santa Fe Spa
  • Club International
  • Studio East
  • Charisma Dance Company
  • Las Campanas of Santa Fe

Founder & Artistic Director

  • Ballet of the Prairie – a regional performing dance company
  • Sue West Inc. – a non-profit corporation
  • Touch America Dance Series
  • Co-coordinator of Dance Dept. at Santa Fe Community College
  • Celebration of Dance 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1995
  • Eastern Wyoming Dance/Theater Workshop
  • Eastern Montana Dance/Theater Workshop

Creator of Specialized Fitness & Wellness Programs

  • Classical Stretch
  • The Santa Fe Stretch
  • The Gentle Stretch
  • The Four Seasons Stretch
  • Creative Fitness for the Younger Child

Choreographer: Repertoire Upon Request

Sole Owner of Studios & Production Companies

  • Eastern Wyoming School of Ballet
  • Sue West, Inc.
  • The Dance Space
  • Sue West Productions

Dance Studies & Fitness Training

  • Classical Ballet – 19 yrs. to present review
  • Jazz Dance – 2 yrs .of Luigi Jazz and Modern Jazz
  • Modern Dance – College Credit Classes – 3 yrs.
  • Yoga – 3 yrs.
  • Fitness/Dance Fitness – 2 yrs, including numerous workshops
  • Aerobic Fitness – Workshop specific training
  • Pilates Mat Training – Spencer Training – 8 wks. (currently training)
  • Pilates Mat Training – Momentum Teacher Training – 4 wks.
  • Ying Yoga – Currently training
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