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Academy Apprentice 4th Year
Claire Schoellerman began her dance training at the age of 4 at Dee Dee Kaplanís All About Dance in Chino Hills, California, her home town. There she studied ballet, jazz, tap, and acting. At the age of 7, she began to focus on ballet at Inland Pacific Ballet Academy. Claire has had the privilege to participate in many of Inland Pacific Balletís productions including of The Nutcracker, Cinderella and Beauty and The Beast. She has also attended several summer intensive programs at the IPB Academy, as well as at The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia, the American Ballet Theatre in Irvine, and the North Carolina School for the Arts. In 2015, Claire participated in The Youth American Grand Prix international ballet competition semi-finals, placing top 24 in the junior division. Claire is thrilled to have been chosen as a 4th Year Academy Apprentice and is grateful for her instructors and their excellent training.