Nora, a Kansas City Ballet Academy graduate, earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. There she studied under Paula Weber, Gary Abbott, Mary Pat Henry, DeeAnna Heitt, Ronn Tice, Sabrina Madison-Cannon and David Justin. She had the honor of performing many pieces by her professors in her four years there. As well as studying at UMKC, Nora trained at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and was a member of the Kansas City Youth Ballet. Nora attended the American College Dance Association in 2016 and participated in KC’s Fringe Festival in 2015 and 2016. Nora is going into her third year as a company member with KC Contemporary Dance Company. She is one of the Administrative Assistants for the Kansas City Ballet School. Nora is also the Adaptive Dance Coordinator for the Kansas City Ballet School and has assisted and taught for two years and plans for many more with the program. Nora enjoys teaching to kids of all ages and all abilities and is thrilled to pass on her love of dance.