Zabelle Margosian: Ballet Associate (CYDP Dance Company)
Zabelle Margosian began her dance training at the age of four in her hometown of Belmont, MA. In 1974, she began studying with Mme. Ana Roje, protege to the Russian master, Nicholas Legat. While studying intensively, she performed with the modern company, Dance for the New World. Zabelle also performed with the Concert Touring Company in Yugoslavia, which led her to join the Croatian National Theater in Zagreb. Upon her return to the US, she joined the Copley Square Ballet in Boston and became a featured dancer. From 1986 to 1994, Zabelle served as director of the Ana Roje School of Ballet as well as ballet mistress for the Copley Square Ballet’s production of Scrooge. In 1999, she served as ballet mistress for the Bermuda Civic Ballet’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Since 1980, Zabelle’s extensive teaching experience includes all levels of classes from beginner to professional levels at Brandeis University, Boston College, in Scotland, Bermuda, New Hampshire, Cambridge, Worcester, Newton, and the Skating Club of Boston. She has attended teaching
seminars in the Russian technique of classical ballet in Jackson, MI, Boston, and the Nicholas Legat School in Sussex, England.