Racheal Nye

Organization: Kansas City Ballet School

Position: Principal

Affiliation with organization: 2020 – Present

Years active at YAGP:

Racheal Nye is a Principal of Kansas City Ballet School, where she oversees the Pre-Professional Division’s Daytime Program and is a Children’s Coach for company productions. She is a graduate of the Kirov Academy in Washington D.C., where she attended on full scholarship and studied with Nikolai Morozov, Alla Sizova, and Elena Vinogradova. She then joined Ballet Internationale in Indianapolis and continued training with Irina Kolpakova and Vladien Semenov. In 2000, Racheal joined Nevada Ballet Theatre and was promoted to principal in 2006. Racheal has danced leading roles in Giselle, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, and Cinderella, Balanchine’s Serenade and Who Cares? and has performed internationally including Luxembourg, Korea, and Portugal. Her students have been awarded scholarships to international ballet schools as well as received recognition in both Regionals and Finals of the Youth America Grand Prix competition. She is Pilates and PBT certified.