Suzanne began her dance training at the School of the Hartford Ballet and then attended Butler University in Indianapolis where she received her degree in Dance and Arts Administration. In 2007 Suzanne participated in the National Choreographers Initiative in Irvine, CA, performing Edwaard Liang’s Untitled II and Jerry Opdenaker's Fragments. Now in her 14th season with Eugene Ballet Company, Suzanne has been featured as Edith Frank in Mauricio Wainrot’s Anne Frank, the title role in Toni Pimble’s Red Pony, in George Balanchine’s Who Cares?, as Calliope in Melissa Bobick’s Apollo and as Clara in The Nutcracker. An instructor with Eugene Ballet Academy, Suzanne is an ABT® Certified Teacher, successfully completing the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Suzanne is also a co-creator of the local interactive performing group #instaballet. Last season Suzanne choreographed her first ballet for the company, Look, an outstanding success.