Susan Pacitti has been a choreographer and dance instructor for over 30 years. She received her classical training at the Boston School of Ballet prior to entering The School of American Ballet under the direction of George Balanchine. As a young professional, Susan danced with The Eglevsky Ballet Company and the Harkness House of Ballet with master instructors, Edward Villella and David Howard. She expanded her professional career while in New York and joined Lee Theodore’s musical theater company “The American Dance Machine”. She had the privilege to dance on Broadway in a Tribute to the famous choreographer Agnes de Mille and toured extensively Europe with the production of West Side Story. Furthering her career in Europe, Susan continued dancing in neoclassical, modern and contemporary dance companies with artists such as Carolyn Carlson, Trisha Brown and the Lyon Opera Ballet. She performed in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Albertville France. Susan has been recognized and rewarded for her choreography performed at the Lyon Biennale de la Dance. She has a degree in dance instruction from the French Ministry of Culture. She founded and operated the dance school Credanse for many years. Teaching in Western Massachusetts, Susan seeks to inspire and create strong dancers. She receives tremendous joy sharing her experience and passion with emphasis on classical technique, beauty, and grace.
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