Adelle is a lifetime resident of Williamsburg. She began her dance training at the age of 10 at the Chamber Ballet, graduated from Walsingham Academy and studied dance at Old Dominion University and has participated in numerous productions of The Nutcracker and other classical ballets for Chamber Ballet and other companies. Adelle attended summer studies at Ballet West and the Joffrey Ballet. She has competed in international dance competitions in Peru and Moscow and is a member of the Robitshek Dance Ensemble that performed in Heidelberg, Germany. Her full-length ballet roles include Swanhilda in Coppelia and Alice in Alice in Wonderland. In pas de deux, Adelle has danced Le Corsaire, peasant pas de deux from Giselle, the Snow pas de deux with the Old Dominion University Ballet and the grand pas de deux in Chamber Ballet’s 1995 performance of The Nutcracker. She worked one season with Busch Gardens in the Festa Italia show. Adelle has been teaching dance for over 20 years in Williamsburg and beyond. In 2007, Adelle and Heidi opened the Virginia Regional Ballet Academy and Company.
Adelle is so excited to participate for the 4th year in Williamsburg Dancing with the Stars and looks forward to dancing with the amazingly musical Chef John Gonzales.
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