Friday, June 8, 2012

Meet the Cast and Crew::Ellen Waller

ELLEN G. WALLER (Associate Artistic Director) A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ellen first trained with the McGing Irish Dancers as a competitive solo and team dancer and later as an instructor.   In 2005, Ellen received her Teasgicoir ChoimisiĂșn le RincĂ­ Gaelacha (T.C.R.G.): the official teaching certification from the Irish Dancing Commission in Dublin. Upon graduating from the Ohio State University with a degree in Dance Education, Ellen joined Trinity Irish Dance. Her love of the art form, skill, and instinctual leadership lead her to become Associate Artistic Director at the young age of 24.  She has toured around the globe with tours in Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Italy, Japan, Spain and across the United States as both dancer and Associate Artistic Director.   Her recent choreographies include work for: Seanachai Theater Company (2010), Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon (2009), Chicago Symphony Orchestra (2009), and DePaul University (2008).  She recently completed her Graduate degree in Exercise Science and currently is a lead instructor for the Trinity Academy of Irish dance.   

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