Classical Ballet- Core Child Division
Elle Peterson has been a dedicated and loyal student of California Dance Arts for the past 12 years. As a valued member of the California Contemporary Ballet Company, she has performed in numerous Company productions. She has also gained experience as a valued show Dance Captain assisting in the teaching of choreography. For the last several years, Elle has dedicated herself to teacher training under the direct supervision of Ms. Aerin Holt and has now achieved apprentice status for the Child Division classes at CDA. In January Elle underwent spinal fusion surgery and has amazed us all by her recovery. As an actress, she played Charlize Theron’s daughter in the acclaimed and academy award-winning Warner Brother’s movie North Country, and the role of Young Hildy in the popular Hallmark Channel movie of the week series, Jane Doe – Eye of the Beholder. Elle has also graced the stage as a theatrical performer in such roles as Willy Wonka, Wendy in Peter Pan, and Luella in Bugsy Malone. Elle has won numerous awards for her outstanding performances in competitions and demonstrations. Already a favorite teacher at California DanceArts, she is a gifted teacher that connects with young children. Currently a high school senior, Elle intends to pursue a college degree and to develop a career as a teacher and choreographer.