Angelina Manansala, Instructor
Angelina started dancing at the age of 3 years old! Trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Character, and Character Acting, she has attended summer intensives with Ballet Hawaii, Joffery Ballet, Momentum Dance Academy, and Evergreen City Ballet and was accepted into the Oregon Ballet theater summer program.
As part of the Momentum Ensemble Ballet Company, She has performed many lead roles, such as Swanhilda in Coppelia, Odette in Swan Lake, Wendy In Peter Pan, Sugar Plum Fairy In The Nutcracker, and stepsister in Cinderella. She has the honor of performed with the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker, and has attended local events such as BoostMe Up Dance Festival, Dance to Make a Difference, Western Washington Dance Festival, Olympia Dance Festival, Dance Festival NW, and Merge NW!
She has had the pleasure of working with Deborah Hadley, Eva Stone, Julie Tobiason, Nastya Gnatyshyn (Moscow Ballet), Nicole Ciapponi (Joffery Ballet), Josie Welsh (Ballet Red), Angela Rebelo (State Street Ballet), Karl Watson (Whim W'him), Gillmer Duran (Ballet Arizona), Valery Lantratov (former principal ballet dancer with the Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet and Kremlin Ballet and general director of the Russian National Ballet Foundation)
She has a strong passion for educating the next generations of dancers! She loves seeing her students enjoying this great art form of dance in her weekly classes!