Academy Director

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Brooke Wertwijn

Academy Director

Originally from Minnesota, Brooke Wertwijn trained at Ashley Ballet Arts Academy directed by Ashley Burkland. She graduated from the University of Utah School of Dance with a B.F.A. in Ballet, Ballet Studio Teaching Certificate, and Business Minor. Brooke danced with SALT Contemporary Dance’s Pre-Professional Training Company directed by Courtney Mazeika. While a Trainee at Ballet Idaho, she performed in works by Peter Anastos, George Balanchine, FLOCK, Nicole Haskins, Anne Mueller, Bruce Wells, and Quinn Wharton. Brooke is an ABT® Certified Teacher in Pre-Primary through Level 3. This is her second season with San Jose Dance Theatre.