Suzette Boyer Webb | CBII Manager/Academy Coach
Suzette Boyer Webb is entering her second season as the Cincinnati Ballet II Company Manager and Children’s Ballet Mistress. In the past year, she has worked with the Cincinnati Ballet II, Cincinnati Ballet’s training program for tomorrow’s professional dancers and has worked as the Children’s Ballet Mistress for Victoria Morgan’s New Nutcracker and for Devon Carney’s Giselle and The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Suzette is a former Principal dancer with the Cincinnati Ballet Company. Prior to retuning to Cincinnati Ballet, Suzette served on the Dance Division faculty at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music for many years. There, she was the recipient of the University of Cincinnati’s Outstanding Adjunct Teacher of the Year award for her work teaching with dance majors, musical theater majors and those students new to dance. Suzette and has served as the first Coordinator of The CCM Preparatory Dance Program and the Director of the CCM Summer Dance Institute.
Suzette began her early training with Tom Adair and Mme. Seda Sorvillo, a pupil of Mikhail Mordkin, the dance partner of famed ballerina Anna Pavlova. She went on to receive scholarships at The School of American Ballet and American Ballet Theater School. Dancing as a Principal dancer with the Cincinnati Ballet under the direction of directors David McClain, Frederic Franklin and Ivan Nagy, Suzette danced in repertoire ranging from the classic to modern, most notably in the classics, Swan Lake, Les Sylphides, Nutcracker, and the contemporary works of Carmina Burana, Salome, Footage, as well as Sir Kenneth McMillan’s’ Concerto and George Balanchine’s La Sonnambula. She has performed in works by choreographers Frederic Franklin, Ivan Nagy, George Balanchine, Ruth Page, Peter Anastos, John Butler, Sir Kenneth McMillian, Ben Stevenson and James Truitte, and has appeared in the PBS productions of Ruth Page’s Billy Sunday and Alice in Wonderland. Suzette is an alumnus of the University of Cincinnati.