Southeast

Regional Dance America/Southeast members are located within the areas of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the territory of Puerto Rico.

Officers

President – Robert Gosnell
Past President – Nancy Tolbert-Yilmaz
Vice President – Jennifer Beasley
Secretary – Lauren Lorentz de Haas
Treasurer – Jackie Berry
Parliamentarian – Mary LeGere
RDA Coordinator – Tracy Solomon
RDA Coordinator – Nancy Tolbert Yilmaz
Membership Chair – Shelley Grames
Adjudicator Chair – Jennifer Beasley
Scholarship Chair – Denna Smith
Social Media – Kylie Berry
Archivist – Kylie Berry
Festival Host – Denna Smith
Evaluation Chair – Mary Lynn Taylor
Finance Chair – Tracy Solomon

Professional Companies that began as members of RDA/Southeast:
Atlanta Ballet, Augusta Ballet, Ballet South, Carolina Ballet, Charleston Ballet Theatre, Dance Alive!, Louisville Ballet, Richmond Ballet, Southern Ballet Theater, Washington Ballet

Meet our member companies

Alabama Dance Theatre
Kitty Seale
Montgomery, AL


Appalachian Ballet Company
Amy Moore Morton, Cheryl Van Metre
Maryville, TN


Atlanta Dance Theatre
Shelley Grames, Jonnie Kelley
Alpharetta, GA


Ballet Virginia International
Suzanne Lownsburg, Janina Michalski Bove
Norfolk, VA


Carolina Civic Ballet
Lindsay Collins Shaw, Jennifer Culler
​Raleigh, NC


Charlotte Ballet Repertory Ensemble
Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Ayisha McMillan Cravotta
Charlotte, NC

High Point Ballet
Rita H. Taylor, Gary Taylor
High Point, NC


Inwood Dance Company
Denna Smith
Inwood, WV


Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble
Elena Diehl, Bruce Simpson
Louisville, KY


Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet
Jennifer Beasley
Madison, MS


The Perla Ballet
Lori Ludwig, Meagan Chapman
St. Augustine, FL


Raleigh Dance Theatre
Mary LeGere
Raleigh, NC

Roswell Dance Theatre
Nancy Tolbert-Yilmaz, Mary Lynn Taylor
Roswell, GA


Southeast Alabama Dance Company
Tracy Solomon, Ashlie Solomon
Dothan, AL


Southern Ballet Theatre
Brandon Chitwood
Lawrenceville, GA


Triangle Youth Ballet
​Lauren Lorentz de Haas, Christine Grider
Chapel Hill, NC

Ready to become a member and open new doors for your organization?