Affiliation with organization: 2015 – Present
Years active at YAGP: 2015 – Present
Hailing from Texas, Amanda Bennett received her training from the School of American Ballet in New York City. Ms. Bennett has worked as guest teacher, ballet mistress and choreographic assistant for The Feld Ballet N.Y., Ballet du Grand Theater de Genéve, Luzerner Ballett, Bern Ballett and Ballet Freiburg Pretty Ugly, among others. She is an accredited teacher of the American Ballet Theater National Training Curriculum. In 2012 she assumed the Artistic Directorship of the Prix de Lausanne. Ms. Bennett has been the director of the Ballettschule Theater Basel and teacher for Ballett Basel since 2001. She was instrumental in bringing the EFZ to Basel. In June 2015 she received the Heinz Spoerli Foundation Prize for her outstanding achievement as director of the Ballettschule Theater Basel.