Rhodie Jorgenson received her training at the School of American Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) School. She spent the majority of her career dancing with ABT, performing on stage and TV, and in movies, throughout the US, Europe, and the Far East. She has worked with choreographers Balanchine, Tudor, Robbins, Ailey, Smuin, and Feld. Ms. Jorgenson has been responsible for rehearsing many children’s roles for ballet productions at the Kennedy Center, including setting the children’s roles for American Ballet Theatre and Joffrey Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. She has also been on the faculty at the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, MS in 2002, 2006 and 2010. Locally she performs with the Bulgarian folkdance troop Zharava.