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Suzanne Barroso

Experience:Ballet, Pointe
Having danced since the age of six, Suzanne has trained under many dance luminaries. Primarily training under Alora Haynes, of the Alabama Ballet and Alberto Alonso, of the National Ballet of Cuba, she has also had the opportunity to work with such well-known artists including; Finis Jhung, Denise Vale (Martha Graham Dance Company), Earl Mosley (Alvin Ailey), Brain Brooks (Alvin Ailey) Sonia Calero-Alonso (National Ballet of Cuba) and with Ballet Magnificat of Jackson, Mississippi. While a student at Santa Fe College, Suzanne performed with The Dance Theatre of Santa Fe in many pieces including Alberto Alonso's "Quotations". Suzanne received her Master's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Florida in 2001. In the summer of 2002, she danced in Lima, Peru at a national Christian festival. Suzanne has been a long-standing performing member of Motions of Praise, a local dance ministry. She taught dance at Santa Fe College for 7 years and choreographed for Santa Fe College's annual showcase for several years. Titles from her pieces include "Vida Ampio", "Jubilee", and "Overflowing". Suzanne has been teaching dance since 1998. She now operates as owner, instructor, choreographer, and director of Doxa Dance Studio. Suzanne desires to train her students in excellent technique while imparting a heart of worship.