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Sharon Neumeister

During her career with the Dayton Ballet, Sharon has been a ballet mistress, rehearsal assistant, repetiteur and professional dancer. As a dancer, Sharon was featured in such roles as the “Sugar Plum Fairy” in The Nutcracker, “Tiger Lily” in Peter Pan, “Mina” in Dracula, “Odette” in Swan Lake, “Fairy God Mother” in An American Cinderella, “Mrs. Cratchit” in A Christmas Carol, “Michaela” in Carmen, and “The Mother” in Tommy, as well as in many repertory programs. Since her retirement from the stage, Sharon has enjoyed coaching and teaching dancers, as well as staging ballets for the company. As a repetiteur for Septime Weber, she has staged Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Peter Pan, and Carmen. She has also set Stuart Sebastian’s Dracula, Christopher Fleming’s Tommy, Gregory Robinson’s Hot Riffs and Blue Notes, and Dermot Burke and Stephen Mills’ There was a Time. Prior to coming to Dayton, Sharon received her training at the Joffrey Ballet School and The Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and performed professionally with the Joffrey Ballet, the American Repertory Ballet and the Grand Rapids Ballet.