Ms. Pavlakos-Morales is a native of Brooklyn, NY and graduate of The Juilliard School where she received her BFA Degree in dance. Her professional career includes Eglevsky Ballet, Maryland Ballet & Eugene Ballet before joining The Dance Theatre of Harlem under the direction of Arthur Mitchell. She was promoted to Principal dancer and danced roles by noted choreographers such as George Balanchine, John Taras, Michael Smuin, Glen Tetley and Alonzo King to name a few. In addition to dancing she served as assistant rehearsal director to the company and Master Teacher for their, “Dancing through Barriers”, outreach program both in the US and abroad. She performed as guest artist to various companies in the US. She was selected as a model for Capezio Ads, and has been seen in Oprah, Mademoiselle, Pointe, and Dance Magazine as well as Italy’s Io Donna. Following her performing career Ms. Pavlakos-Morales served as director to The Harkness Youth Ballet @ 92nd Street Y and later Ballet Mistress to Staten Island Ballet. Currently she is a faculty member and assistant rehearsal director to New Jersey Dance Theater Ensemble, a pre-professional training school, and teaches company class for 10HL (NYC) and Morales Dance (NYC).
Experience ballet barre through the mind and body of Lenore, a Juilliard grad and accomplished principle dancer. Lenore will guide you through ballet barre techniques, positioning, and exercises; which dancers use to develop endurance, build equilibrium, enhance posture, sculpt muscle, and harness power to hold extensions.
Lenore is currently doing private & small group lessons only.