Company Artist & Ballet Mistress
Hanna Tsao received her dance education from The JKO School at American Ballet Theatre, Gelsey Kirkland Academy, Cincinnati Ballet, English National Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Ellison Ballet and SLK Ballet School in New York City, graduating in 2018. During her time at SLK Ballet School, she was chosen to train at Masters of Ballet (Artistic Director; Elena Glurdjidze) and Central School of Ballet in London, England as part of SLK Ballet School’s exchange program.
Since graduation, Hanna has been dancing professionally with Chevalier Ballet in New York City performing in lead and soloist roles in numerous classical ballet, contemporary and modern works. Most recently, Hanna has performed as a soloist in Ireland with Cork City Ballet in their production of The Nutcracker. She has also performed as a guest principal dancer in Long Island Ballet Theatre's production of The Nutcracker as The Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen and in The 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival and The Queensborough Dance Festival both in New York City.
Hanna is also an experienced dance teacher teaching students of all ages and levels from young children to pre-professional students to beginner adults. Hanna has also conducted workshops and performances through Chevalier Ballet's outreach program for hospital patients at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and pre-school to high school students in New York City and England.