For the next few weeks, we will occasionally highlight a BCXIV faculty member. This week, learn about Ms. Cyra Duncan:
Cyra Duncan started her dance training at the age of 3. Throughout her early years she trained with various schools in Maryland, including Ballet Royale Institute of Maryland under the direction of Donna Pidel. Ms. Duncan has studied at The School of American Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet School, The Boston Ballet School, and The Dance Theatre of Harlem School, all on scholarship. She is an award-winning dancer who has performed in the Pro Bowl halftime show in Honolulu, Hawaii. During her senior year of high school, Ms. Duncan was a part of The Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble Company in New York.
Ms. Duncan is an ABT Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 3 of the ABT National Training Curriculum. She is also certified as a teacher by the Cecchetti Council of America and is a certified Progressing Ballet Technique instructor. She enjoys coaching young dancers and cultivating each of her student’s talents.