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Rose Flachs

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Rose Marie Flachs, is a professor emeritus of dance at Mount Holyoke College, co-owner and director of the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet and ballet faculty for the CLI Conservatory. She danced professionally with Nashville Ballet, Ballet West, Louisville Ballet, and the Cincinnati Ballet. She has performed in works by George Balanchine, Choo San Goh, Victoria Simon, Joseph Duell, Lester Horton, Peter Anastos, Paul Taylor, Jose Limón, John Butler, Michael Smuin, and Val Caniparoli as well as principal roles in many classical ballets. She trained extensively with Barbara Fallis, Richard Thomas, and Daniel Levins at the New York School of Ballet and with Margarita DeSaá and John White at the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet. Her students have won medals and scholarships at the Youth American Grand Prix and the Connecticut Classic Ballet Competitions. Rose is a founding member of the Council of Organized Researchers of Pedagogical Studies (CORPS) de Ballet International Inc.

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