Montgomery Ballet Dancers


Danny Mitsios

Artistic and Executive Director

Danny Mitsios

Dionysios Mitsios (Danny) was raised in Jacksonville, FL by Greek parents. He attended Jacksonville University (JU) where he graduated Magnum cum Laude with departmental honors in Dance and Magnum cum Laude in Computer Information Systems. While at JU he was awarded the Dance Management, Most Improved Dancer, and Dance Contribution Awards. During college he also studied at Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory. At Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory, he had the opportunity to work with Moses Pendelton of Momix. His class at Nutmeg was used to choreograph Lunar Sea for Moses Pendelton, which is now touring for Momix. He was also awarded the Service…

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Raquel Whitehead

School Director

Raquel Whitehead

Ms. Raquel Whitehead, our ballet instructor.  Not only has she earned a double degree in Communication Studies and Dance from the University of Alabama, but she is also an incredibly accomplished dancer who has studied and danced with Alabama School of Fine Arts, the prestigious Julliard School, the Kirov Academy of Ballet, and the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest.  She also danced professionally in Italy, France, and Germany.  She has taught for C.J.’s Dance Factory in Prattville, AL and for the Academy of Ballet and Jazz (ABJ) in Tuscaloosa, AL. As the school director, Raquel will oversee dance curriculum for…

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