Mrs. Haley-Jean Race Kidwell began her dance training at the Abigail Francisco School of Classical Ballet (AFSCB) in Maryland. She started her professional career as an Apprentice with Roanoke Ballet Theater while obtaining a BFA in Dance Perfomance at Radford University. Upon graduation, she joined Palmetto City Ballet in Charleston, South Carolina, and also taught tap, improv, and modern classes at the PCB Institute. She earned her certification as an Ultrabarre fitness instructor in 2016. Mrs. Kidwell then joined City Ballet of Boston as a founding member and taught ballet, pointe, variations, and contemporary classes at CBB’s school. In 2019, HJ earned her Zumba Dance Fitness instructor certification. Mrs. Kidwell has had the pleasure of guest teaching contemporary, tap, ballet, and improv classes at several summer intensives. Haley-Jean is excited to now be part of TRD and VBT’s professional companies as well as TRD’s team of instructors.