The Arts Directory Of Transylvania County, NC
Brevard Ballet is non-profit 501(c)(3) civic ballet company that aims to serve young dancers and the community by promoting ballet through performances and educational efforts.
Director Angie Wells began her formal dance training at Columbia Ballet School and performed with Carolina Ballet during high school. She attended summer intensive dance programs at The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts, Hartford Ballet, Boston Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. After graduating from high school, Angie studied at North Carolina School of the Arts and Pennsylvania Ballet. Angie danced professionally with Charleston Ballet Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina and Southern Ballet Theatre in Orlando, Florida. Angie’s repertoire includes The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Paquita, Les Sylphides, Carmen, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, The Three Musketeers, Western Symphony, Little Improvisations, Serenade, The Rite of Spring, Dracula, The Red Shoes, The Little Prince, Who Cares, Les Girls and numerous original works by various choreographers.
After concluding her performing career, she was an instructor at Southern Ballet Theatre and Harwood-Watson Dance Studios and taught in outreach programs at various elementary schools in Orlando, Florida. Angie staged the children’s roles in Southern Ballet Theatre’s production of Cinderella.
Angie holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of South Florida. She has competed in two Boston Marathons, Ironman Florida and several races in Brevard, where she has won a few women’s titles. Angie also enjoys Bikram yoga, outdoor activities and spending time with her golden retriever, Fergie.
Angie opened Brevard Ballet School in 2012 and founded Brevard Ballet in 2014. Angie Wells is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Angie enjoys helping her students grow as dancers and as human beings through the study and mastery of ballet.
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