Meagan Sutton

GB Assist. Director Ballet | Jazz | Tap | Modern | Intensive | Summer Camp

Meagan Sutton started out as a student at the School of Goldsboro Ballet at the age of 5 where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, and pointe under the direction of Mrs. Peggy Wingate and Mary Franklin. She became a dance teacher’s assistant her sophomore year in high school, and is now a teacher and choreographer for both the School of Goldsboro Ballet and Civic Ballet. After high school Meagan attended Appalachian State University where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Career and Technical Education with a concentration in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. She is now a Family and Consumer Science teacher and C. B. Aycock. She also participated in the dance program while at Appalachian State where she minored in Dance. Meagan was part of two showcases while in college and got to work with the Theatre and Dance director of Appalachian, Kevin Warner, for one of the annual showcases FADE. While in Boone, she got the opportunity to take classes from the Ailey II dance company, as well as study under previous professional dancer Brad Parquette, and previous Rockette Cheryl Cutlip as both a teacher and student. Meagan has studied in the styles of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, and Creative Movement. During her time in college she was also exposed to the dance styles of African, Hawaiian Folk, and Indian. She has taken many educational classes and workshops on dance education that have helped her become more educated on how assist and teach students of all learning types and abilities. One of her biggest passions in life is teaching others the art of dance and sharing her passion and knowledge of dance with others.