AMY NOVAK trained at Edna Lee Dance Studio in Linthicum, Maryland, for fifteen years. While there, she studied ballet, tap, jazz, and contemporary styles under Ashley Canterna-Hardy, Mary Moran, Alicia Canterna, and Brandon Perry-Russell, among others. Her summer intensives include Gelsey Kirkland Academy, The Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts, and the University of Utah International Ballet Summer Intensive. Amy attended the University of Utah and graduated with a BFA in Ballet and minors in Business Administration and Nutrition. There she performed in a variety of classical and contemporary roles, including choreography by Bruce Marks, Alejandro Cerrudo, Melissa Bobick, and Penny Saunders. After graduation, she danced as a trainee with Ballet Idaho during their 2021/2022 season under the direction of Nicole Haskins and Garrett Anderson. While there she had the opportunity to perform in works by George Balanchine, Bruce Wells, FLOCK, and Anne Mueller. Amy is looking forward to joining Ballet Spartanburg this season!