Alumni

  • Louise Hautefeuille – Boston Ballet , corps de ballet.

MPAD Student 2006-2017

Louise Hautefeuille began dancing at age 4 at Menlo Park Academy of Dance, studying under the Royal Academy of Dance curriculum. She attended summer programs at Master Ballet Academy, L’Ecole de Danse de l’Opera de Paris (with a scholarship in 2017), and Boston Ballet School (with a scholarship). After receiving first place at San Francisco Youth American Grand Prix in 2017, she was invited to join Boston Ballet School as a trainee. At Boston Ballet School, Hautefeuille was awarded the Pao Scholarship in 2018. She has performed alongside the Company in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella, George Balanchine’s Coppelia, August Bournonville’s La Sylphide, John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker, and Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty. She also performed in Boston Ballet School’s Next Generation program. Hautefeuille joined Boston Ballet as an artist in 2019.

  • Jasmine Jimison – San Francisco Ballet, corps de ballet.

  • Zoe Magnussen – New York City Ballet, apprentice.

MPAD Student 2005-2016

  • Leighton Shiveley – The Juilliard School, student.

MPAD Student 2005-2019

Leighton Shiveley began dancing at age four at Menlo Park Academy of Dance, studying under the Royal Academy of Dance curriculum. She completed the RAD syllabi from Primary through Advanced II, earning high scores and distinction, and was awarded the prestigious RAD Solo Seal in spring 2018.
Leighton attended summer intensive programs at Jacob’s Pillow, Nederlands Dans Theater, The Juilliard School, Hubbard Street Dance, and American Ballet Theatre.
Leighton became a Menlowe Ballet apprentice in spring 2018 and was promoted to full company member later that year. Leighton is currently a second year student at The Juilliard School in New York City.

  • Daniela Thorne – Junior Ballet Zurich

  • Candy Tong – Complexions Contemporary Ballet, company member.

  • Rebecca Trockel – Ballet West, trainee.