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South Georgia Ballet invites everyone to be a part of the ballet. South Georgia Ballet is a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and is qualified to receive tax-deductible bequests, devises, transfers and gifts. Please help us continue and build upon this strong foundation of artistic excellence. Become a Friend of the Ballet, and plan to see our shows this season. Volunteer behind the scenes, become a corporate sponsor or lend us the talents. Your support will help us bring the arts to life.

Mission:
The mission of South Georgia Ballet is to enrich the quality of life in southwest Georgia by expanding the cultural opportunities available to all of its citizens. A regional youth ballet company, SGB emulates the curriculum and commitment of a pre-professional training program, develops and produces original performing arts productions and reaches out to a diverse community with education and performing arts enrichment experiences. We especially strive to bring classical ballet and other dance forms to audiences of all ages and socio-economic levels.

OFFICERS
Sandra Hall, Chairman
Lori Rawlings, Co-Chairman
Julia Singletary, Secretary
Mike Caulley, Treasurer

MEMBERS
Rachel Beverly
Judi Cordista
Shanna Derby
Brittany Glass

Joyce Goggins
Betsy Jones
Julie Spence
Molly Squires
Tia White

EX-OFFICIO
Michele Arwood, Thomasville Center for the Arts
Lisa Billups, Thomasville Community Resource Center
Adrian Burns, Marguerite Neel Williams Boys and Girls Club

COMMUNITY ADVISORS
Joyce Fausone, FSU School of Dance
Karen Smith, Downtown Thomasville Main Street & Tourism
Tina Williams, Young Actors Theatre

SGB Faculty & Staff

Alison Bundrick:  Founding Director
 

Alison Bundrick is the Owner and Founder of South Georgia Ballet Conservatory (formerly South Georgia Performing Arts) and the Founding Director of South Georgia Ballet.  Mrs. Bundrick has an extensive performing, teaching and choreographic career.  An Albany native, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Birmingham-Southern College and a Master of Fine Arts in Dance from Florida State University.  She graduated from Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s ...read more

 

 

   
   
Melissa June:  Artistic Director and Outreach Education Director

Melissa June comes to us from Ormond Beach, Florida where she was born and raised.From there she took her passion for dance and earned her Bachelor in Fine Arts in Dance from Florida State University.  Melissa has toured internationally and trained and performed with many companies around the southeast including: The Civic Ballet of Volusia County, Tallahassee Ballet, FSU’s Dance Reparatory... read more

 

 Kaitlyn Christensen:

 Marketing Assistant and Rehearsal Coach 
 

Kaitlyn Christensen, originally from a suburb of Philadelphia, PA, received her MFA in dance performance and choreography from Florida State University in 2014. She received her BA in Dance from Slippery Rock University in 2010. While at SRU, she worked with guest artists: Doug Varone and Dancers, River North Chicago Dance Company, Teena Custer, Ursula Payne and Helanius Wilkins. Her work, “Manipulating Consistency,” was chosen to perform at ACDFA at Ohio ...read more

Morgan Rhoden:

 Assistant to the Directors

Morgan Rhoden was born in Warner Robins, Georgia and moved to Thomasville at an early age.  She is a 2008 graduate of Thomas County Central High School and received her Business Administration degree from Southwest Georgia Technical College in 2012. Morgan joined the SGB and SGBC family in August 2013. She worked for many years with her surrogate family at Lewis Produce at the State Farmers Market.  Morgan loves serving at The Gathering Church, going on Mission trips to help serve others, working outdoors, arts and crafts, Yellow Jacket football and was an avid softball player herself.  She currently plays softball with her husband for The Gathering Church, where her family attends. Morgan resides in Ochlocknee with her husband Buddy & son Carson.

Katie Reeves:

  Marketing Consultant & Graphic Designer 

Katie, is an award winning graphic designer, founded ktcreative over 4 years ago and specializes in graphic design, printed collateral, marketing consulting, social media management and promotional products. She flexes her creative muscles every day as a mom-preneur and mother of three. She is married to her sweetheart, Mark, and lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

Rebecca Ross:

  Ballet Teacher and Choreographer
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Rebecca Ross began dancing at the Dance Zone in Melbourne, FL. She attended various summer programs including The Rock School, Jacob's Pillow, Boston Conservatory, and Sarasota Ballet. Rebecca graduated Magna C Laude with a BFA in Dance Performance from the University of Arizona. While in college, she had the honor to perform works by George Balanchine, James Clouser, Susan Quinn, Michael Williams and Melissa Lowe. Rebecca spent two years dancing with David Taylor Dance Theater in  Denver, Colorado before moving to New York City. During her 8 yrs in NYC, Rebecca dance with Neglia Ballet Artists, Nomad Contemporary Ballet, Kinetic Works Dance Company, Six Degrees Dance, Felice Lesser Dance and Ellen Stokes Shadle/Danceworks. In addition, she taught for various summer programs and studios including Belvoir Terrace, 92nd St Y and American Youth Dance Theater.

Katie Wise:                  Company Manager (student)

 

 

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 


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