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2023 WINTER WORKSHOP FACULTY  *updated daily*

Faculty: Meet the Company



Amanda Treiber Scales is a principal dancer, choreographer, and rehearsal mistress at New York Theatre Ballet, where for the past fifteen seasons she has been featured in masterworks by Sir Frederick Ashton, Merce Cunningham, Agnes DeMille, José Limón, Jerome Robbins, and Antony Tudor. Amanda holds a BFA from Florida State University, is STOTT Pilates certified, and currently on faculty at the New York Theatre Ballet School. Having taught master classes across the United States, her classes are based on the Cecchetti syllabus with focus on proper alignment, rhythm & musicality, simplicity of style, and ease of movement. Amanda’s choreographic debut “Wind-Up” with music by Ryan Anthony Francis premiered in NYTB’s Lift Lab Live in April 2021, and received critical acclaim. Additionally in 2021, Amanda was awarded a NY City Artist Corp grant for the creation of her second ballet "Mesmers" which allowed her the opportunity to work with composer Phyllis Chen. In the summer of 2022, she attended a residency at Sky Hill Farm Studio to begin the creation of “A Woman’s Reason” with a newly commissioned score by Lauren Vandervelden. Her newest work, “Sideslip,” was created in 2023 as a collaboration with artist Marcy Rosenblat for the 10th Anniversary of CounterPointe in Brooklyn, NY. She has originated roles in premieres by Richard Alston, Gemma Bond, Nicolo Fonte, Antonia Franceschi, and Pam Tanowitz with additional performance credits including Gemma Bond Dance, Co•Lab Dance, David Gordon’s Pick Up Performance Company, Tom Gold Dance, on television in FX’s Pose, and in Park Avenue Armory's production of De Materie. Other honors include performing in the 11th Annual Classical Ballet Gala in Managua, Nicaragua, 15th Festival Internacional de Ballet de Trujillo, as well as the ribbon cutting ceremony for Blake's Barn at Jacob's Pillow.

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