Offering more than 40 years involvement in dance and business arts administration, Ms. Cox received her dance training in Fort Worth with Margo Dean and Ballet Concerto and with the San Francisco Ballet. She has been involved with Chamberlain Performing Arts as the mother of two past company dancers and a past member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Cox is 3M retiree where she worked as an administrative assistant with 3M Health Care for twenty–four years.
Aubry Neal is a Dallas-native and a proud alumni of Chamberlain School of Ballet. Throughout her training, Ms. Neal studied with Suzanne Farrell, Miami City Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet. She received her BFA in Dance Performance at Southern Methodist University along with a BA in Chemistry. While there, she performed in works choreographed by George Balanchine, Adam Hougland, Jessica Lang, Antony Tudor, and Mel Tomlinson. She also had the opportunity to choreograph 6 original works performed throughout her time at SMU. Ms. Neal performed professionally with Bruce Wood Dance Project in Dallas, TX performing original works by Bruce Wood. Ms. Neal looks forward to working with the students at Chamberlain School of Ballet.
Ms. Hanson began her dance training at age 4 in Lewisville, TX at Ballet Conservatory where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and musical theater. After 11 years, she moved to New York at attend Manhattan Youth Ballet under a full scholarship. There she trained with amazing teachers such as Daniel Ulbricht, Deborah Wingert, Michael Vernon, Peter O’Brien, and Marina Staviskaya and performed in The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Serenade, Don Quixote, Divertimento No. 15, and in contemporary works by Brian Reeder and Attila Csiki.
In 2013 she moved back to Texas and began training with the Texas Ballet Theater School Dallas Campus and performed with Texas Ballet Theater in The Nutcracker. Over the years she has attended summer programs at Cincinnati Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet School on full scholarship, School of American Ballet, and Houston Ballet.
Ms. Hanson gained her first experience teaching in NYC at Manhattan Youth Ballet where she assisted teaching a pre-ballet class. She then taught ballet and variations classes at the Dance Project Dallas from 2014 until early 2015. She taught at Innovative Dance Inc. and is continuously looking for new ways to use her passion.