Vanessa Vandergriff

Vanessa Vandergriff has taught ballet here in California, at the Westwood Recreation Center since 1991. Graduating from the University of Southern California with a Masters Degree in Vocal Arts, she performed professionally in musical theatre productions throughout Southern California before pursuing a teaching career. She studied for many years here in Los Angeles with Stanly Holden, former principal of the Royal Ballet Company. She has also taught and choreographed for the Goleta Valley Community Center School of Ballet in Goleta, California.