PAW is opening ongoing Sunday morning adult class is coming STARTING APRIL 6th taught by the amazing Miss Janica!!
Join us every Sunday 11:30 - 1:00pm for all the moves!!!!
Janica Smith began her ballet training at Capitol Ballet Center in Sacramento, California, under the direction of Stuart Carroll and Sharon Newton and went on to study at San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theatre’s, as well as City Ballet of San Diego’s Summer Intensive programs. She then joined City Ballet in 2002, under the direction of Steven and Elizabeth Wistrich, where she was featured in many works by Wistrich, as well as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Clara in The Nutcracker, Kitri in the full-length Don Quixote, Tinker Bell in Peter Pan, Carmen in Carmen, Odette and Odile in Swan Lake, and Nikiya in La Bayadere. Smith also performed Principal roles in George Balanchine’s Rubies, Apollo, Divertimento No. 15, Agon, La Source, Concerto Barocco, and Serenade. In 2012, Smith join Smuin Ballet in San Francisco, directed by Celia Fushille, where she was featured in pieces by Michael Smuin, Helen Pickett, Trey McIntyre, Amy Seiwart, and Adam Hougland. Smith also participated in the 10th International Ballet Competition and Contest of Choreographers in Moscow, Russia and New York City in 2005 and after her retirement in 2014, Smith became a Certified Pilates Instructor and is currently working towards a Nursing career.