Hannah West Instructor (Lyrical, Jazz)
Hannah has been dancing since the age of 11 and danced professionally for 8 years. Her training includes jazz, lyrical, ballet, technique and hip hop. As a competitive dancer and member of the top performing company at Dance Industry, Hannah won numerous scholarships and awards at various competitions and conventions, including runner up at Starpower Nationals. She has been fortunate enough to participate in Grover Dale’s Production of West Side Story as Graziella, participate in dance benefits with choreographers such as Travis Payne, choreographer to Michael Jackson, top 36 female contestant for So You Think You Can Dance Season 4, and won numerous awards for her choreography. She spent 2 years working for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as a dancer in the production cast, while traveling around the world. Most recently, Hannah is proud to say she was a cheerleader and brand ambassador for the Dallas Cowboys for the 2013-2014 season and danced along side Emmitt Smith in a 2015 Super Bowl commercial. for WIX website builder. Along with many dance accomplishments, Hannah also graduated with a 4.0 and Summa Cum Laude at University of Texas Dallas. Hannah began teaching at Royale Ballet in 2012, when she began to grow/develop the jazz and lyrical department. She is so excited to be a part of Royale Ballet and share many of her teachings and experiences with newer and younger dancers.