Formerly soloist with The Royal Ballet, England, and subsequently Ballet Mistress and Repetiteur.

Associate Director Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Canada, Director, Netherlands Dans Theatre 11, Holland, Associate Artistic Director, Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Assistant to the Director, Grand Theatre de Geneve, Switzerland, Assistant to the Director, New Jersey Ballet, U.S.A. Ballet Mistress, Joffrey Ballet.


Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet, U.S.A., Scottish Ballet, Scapino Ballet, Holland, Berne Ballet, Switzerland, Ballet Municipal, Rio de Janeiro Brasil, Het National Ballet, Holland, Ballet Bellevue, Washington, U.S.A. Miami City Ballet, Washington Ballet, D.C. Houston Ballet,

Taught 15 years with American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive, New York. In Geneve, re-modeled the Conservatoire and updated the curriculum. Guest Teacher for the Royal Academy of Dancing at their summer intensives in Australia and New Zealand. The American Academy of Ballet, Oregon and New York. Interlochen Academy, St Paul’s School, and selected students in Hong Kong and Japan.

Netherlands Dans Theatre 11, Bellevue Ballet, New Jersey Ballet, A.B.T. Summer Intensive, Interlochen, Academy, St. Paul’s School, Missouri University Kansas City.

Assistant to Director, choreographer and coach fro “Pavlova” a Bravo TV production now on video.

Co-founder with Juliu Horvath of White Cloud Studio, New York, teaching a specialized form of “Yoga for Dancers” based on Taoist’s principles, drawn from Hatha and Kundalini Yoga.  This technique develops correct body alignment and placement, particularly for dancers, but additionally benefits many non-dancers with it's gentle but anatomically correct approach.  Also administered the studio and staff for 12 years.  It is now known as Yoga Narada®, named after the Vedic sage whose affinity to music, movement  and good humour reflect the intentions of this work.

Published articles in several Dance Magazines including an educational series in “The Dancing Times” England and for the Royal Academy.  Published a book “Dancing For A Living”, currently in the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, New York. (Aimed at young dancers, aspiring to a career in dance.)

Trainer at Fluid Fitness Studio, New York, teaching GYROTONIC® to private students and training teachers.  Guest teacher Internationally in Ballet, Yoga and Gyrotonic®.  Guest teacher for Ballet and Yoga for Dancers at Juilliard.  Coaching and Setting Ballets, (particularly from the Ashton repertoire as an Ashton Associate)

Hilary Cartwright