Professional dancer and teacher Jonette Swider received her primary training in New Orleans, Cannes, France, and New York City with the virtuoso Vincenzo Celli. She has performed with numerous professional ballet companies internationally and is noted for her roles in The Nutcracker, The Red Poppy, and Copellia amongst others.
Jonette is anonymously known to millions worldwide as the ballerina model in the award
winning, bestselling poster series by Harvey Edwards. Jonette has produced, directed, and performed in dance educational videos. Her choreography has won national awards and recognition. She has dedicated the past 17 years owning and developing a ballet dance center in Los Angeles with a focus on each individual student. She has choreographed and produced full length children’s ballets.
Ms. Swider is much sought after as a teacher/choreographer and judges dance competitions nationwide after touring with Joe Tremaine Conventions for 7 years. She continues to teach master classes and enjoys handing down the ballet tradition with an artistic and pure emphasis on strong technique and an inspiration for the love of dance.