Red River Dance Theatre Company welcomes Carrie Young to the position of Artistic Director.
A native of Alexandria, LA, Mrs. Young began dancing at the age of three at Cenla Academy of Performing Arts. She was a charter member of Ballet Alexandria, dancing with them from 1988 to 1996. Mrs. Young performed in Ballet Alexandria ‘s The Nutcracker Ballet, Giselle, Peter and the Wolf, La Bayadere, The Littlest Angel, Swan Lake (Pas de Trois), Pas de Quatre (Grisi), Madeline, Les Patineurs, Pachelbel - Canon in D, and La Boutique. Additionally she performed in the City Park Players productions of Pinocchio and Peter Pan, danced with Lake Charles Ballet Company in La Bayadere, with Delta Festival Ballet Theatre in The Nutcracker Ballet, and in Red River Opera’s Amahl and the Night Visitors.
Mrs. Young has participated in numerous conferences and dance training with such esteemed professionals as Mary Geiger, Vadim Pisarov, George Lyssenko, Rosalie O’Connor, Elisa Monte, and Todd Putman. She has been teaching at an Alexandria dance studio for the last 18 years.
As Red River Dance Theatre Company continues to look forward in our second decade of devotion to ballet theatre arts, we invite you to visit our website at www.redriverdance.org or visit our Facebook page to learn more about our organization. RRDTC is a nonprofit (IRS 501[c]) arts organization which provides opportunities for extended ballet training and welcomes all dancers. Company members join guest artists and local dancers in public performances of ballet and dance arts in the Central Louisiana area.
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