Aledo Ballet Studio Company
Aledo Ballet Studio Company is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and the official student company of Aledo Academy of Ballet. The goal of ABSC is to bring quality, classical ballet to Aledo and the surrounding communities and to provide our advanced students the opportunity to prepare for a future in the arts.
CAROLINE GRACE ARNOLD - Director
Caroline Arnold began her training at the age of 5 in Palm City, Florida. She moved to Texas when she was 10 years old and continued her ballet studies at Ballet Academy of Texas in Coppell under the direction of Lisa Slagle. During her last years of high school, Caroline studied at Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy. Caroline attended Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music on scholarship, studying under many notable instructors including distinguished ballerina Violette Verdy. She left Indiana University after her junior year of college to join Kansas City Ballet and completed her degree while dancing professionally, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Ballet Performance in 2014. Caroline danced professionally with Kansas City Ballet, Ballet West and with the Romanian National Ballet. She is now thrilled to have the opportunity to share her passion for ballet with her students at the Aledo Academy of Ballet and dancers of Aledo Ballet Studio Company. Caroline is certified in Marie Walton-Mahon’s Progressing Ballet Technique and has studied under Lisa Howell, owner of The Ballet Blog, for her Level 1 Teacher Training and her Level 2 Pointe Intensive. Caroline has attended Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Teacher Workshop studying and learning Marcia Dale Weary’s syllabus and teaching method. She is a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and a Trainee of the Progressive Pointe Method Fitter Training.