School and Outreach Director
Joellen Wojtowicz began her dance training with Sylvia Hamer, FISTD, in the Cecchetti Method of Ballet, passing student examinations in grades 1-6. Ms. Wojtowicz furthered her studies at Texas Christian University with the Nordan Fine Arts Scholarship and received her BFA in Ballet. Her performing experiences include the Ann Arbor Civic Ballet, the TCU Dance Ensemble, Ballet Concerto, Allegro Dance Theatre, Chattanooga Ballet, Fort Wayne Ballet, and touring Europe with the Contemporary Dance Company. She has been a guest artist with the Lancaster Ballet in Lancaster, Ohio, with Keith Lee and his Newworldance Experience at Centre College in Kentucky, and the Orange Grove Dancers in Chattanooga, TN. Joellen’s performance experience includes Odette from Swan Lake, Giselle and Myrtha from Giselle, Sugar Plum Fairy, Blue Bird pas de deux, Helena from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Eve from Frank Hay’s Creation, and many other classical and original ballet, modern, and jazz works.
Ms. Wojtowicz served on faculty for Chattanooga Ballet, Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts, Fort Wayne Dance Collective, Fort Wayne Ballet, and Allegro Dance Theatre. She has also choreographed for Chattanooga Ballet, Chattanooga Ballet Children’s Company & Junior Corps, Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts, The Baylor School, Orange Grove Dancers, Fort Wayne Ballet, and directed the Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company & Youth Company too. Ms. Wojtowicz has also taught various master classes and workshops for the University of Mississippi for Women, Middle Tennessee State University, Ballet Arts, En Pointe Dance Studio in Celina, OH., Sylvia Studio of Dance, and several other schools/organizations.
Ms. Wojtowicz is a teacher member of Cecchetti Council of America and has passed grades 1 through Elementary teacher examinations. Additionally, she is a graduate of University of Phoenix with a Master of Arts in Education/Adult Education and Training.