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Therese Miyoshi Wendler


Ms. Wendler was born in Honolulu Hawaii and received her ballet training from Nina Marlow in Phoenix, AZ. She came to New York to attend The Joffrey Ballet Program and has since worked with Ballet Metropolitan of Caracas in Venezuela, Ballet International, Ballet Concierto of Puerto Rico, Ballet Jorgen Canada in Toronto, Thomas/Ortiz in New York City and as principal dancer with Connecticut Ballet. She has been intensely coached by Elena Kunikova, Diana Cartier, and Irina Koplakova. She is a principal dancer with Dances Patrelle, Covenant Ballet Theater of Brooklyn and Rebecca Kelly Ballet in New York. Therese has taught for the Joffrey Ballet School in their Character and International Dance program under the direction of Larisa Calero. She teaches ballet in The Ailey School’s Junior Division and is the Department Chair of Ballet at the Rivertown Dance Academy in Tarrytown, NY.