Amanda Hill - Guest Faculty

Amanda Hill has trained with Natasha Bar since the age of 9. Along with the excellent training she received from Natasha, Amanda attended various summer programs including The Rock School, NYSSSA, Miami City Ballet, Boston Ballet, Kaatsbaan and the School of American Ballet. Amanda has also competed in ballet competitions such as Youth America Grand Prix, where she was awarded 1st place in the Senior division semifinals. Amanda also competed in New Jersey Dance Festival where she placed and was asked to perform in the Gala alongside professional dancers. Amanda now attends the University of the Arts in Philadelphia as a ballet major on presidential scholarship. While attending college and working towards her BFA Amanda has performed with the Pennsylvania Ballet in their productions of George Balanchine's "The Nutcracker" (2010, 2012), "La Fille Mal Gardee", and "Peter Pan", as well as joining the company on their tour to the National Arts Center in Ottawa, Canada. She also danced in their fundraising performance "Shut Up and Dance", for the benefit of MANNA. Amanda has also worked with BalletFleming in their productions in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and "The Myth and Madness of Edgar Allan Poe". Amanda enjoys coming home to teach at American Youth Ballet.