Susan Thorsland Plaza
Susan holds a BFA in Dance from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA in Dance from Florida State University. She received her Dance Education K-12 Certification from UNCC. She has performed and taught in Florida, New York, and North Carolina. Susan has served on the board of the Asheville Ballet, as dance department chair at Northwest School of the Arts, on the Education Committee at NCDT, and currently is Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for Charlotte Youth Ballet. This is Susan's 17th year at JMSD where she teaches ballet, pointe, and preschool classes.