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Saki K. Scheller

SAKI K. SCHELLER began working with The Washington Ballet in 2008 and she combines her passion for dance and her desire to inspire youth through invigorating dance programs. In her role she works extensively in the classroom, leads professional development workshops for teachers and teaching artists, creates lesson plans for schools and teachers, and oversees partnerships with area arts organizations and District of Columbia Public Schools. She is originally from Hyogo, Japan and was trained in jazz, tap, modern, ballet, ballroom, and Japanese traditional dance. She came to the United States to study Performing Arts at Southern Utah University and graduated with BA in Dance Education with the honor of Outstanding Graduate. In this time, she worked with Larry Keigwin, Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Murray Louis, Alberto Del Saz, Dianne Markham, Joe Alegado, Peter Chu, Douglas Nielsen, and others. She won many scholarships and academic awards, including the Who’s Who National Honor Program, the San Christopher Scholarship, and the Michael Leavitt Scholarship, among others. Previously joining TWB, she worked at The John. F Kennedy Center in Washington, DC to expand her experiences in Arts Management and Educations.