Jane Vorburger Adjunct Assistant Instructor, Ballet
BFA from Oberlin College
MFA from New York University
Ms. Vorburger trained at the Academy of the Maryland Youth Ballet and on scholarship at the School of American Ballet and Houston Ballet Academy. At age 16 she was invited to join American Ballet Theater with whom she toured internationally performing principal, soloist and corp de ballets roles. In addition to performing Amour in Don Quixote and a principal role in Anthony Tudor's Echoing of Trumpets she was selected by John Selya to create the role of Jill in his duet "Jack and Jill" performed during ABT's 1992 Metropolitan Opera House season. She also had the pleasure of working with Agnes de Mille when Ms. Vorburger was chosen to create the role of the child in her last ballet for ABT "The Other". Jane holds an MFA degree in dance from Tisch School for the Arts NYU and a BA in Biology from Oberlin College. After leaving ABT she continued her dance explorations and began studying contact improvisation, modern and composition while a student at Oberlin. She continued her studies and performing experiences in contemporary movement while at Tisch NYU. Jane's choreography has been performed in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, New York, and Virginia and she has guest taught ballet and modern classes at pre-professional schools and colleges across the country including Nutmeg School for the Arts, Goucher College, and Rutgers University. She teaches beginning to professional level dancers and is on faculty at Marymount Manhattan College, American Ballet Theater, Alvin Ailey American Dance Center and the Mark Morris Dance Group.