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

 

DIRECTORSHIPS and FACULTY POSITIONS:

Associate Director Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Canada, Director, Netherlands Dans Theatre 11, Holland, Associate Artistic Director, Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Assistant to the Director, Grand Théatre de Genève, Switzerland, Assistant to Director, Movement Group English National Opera, Assistant to the Director, New Jersey Ballet, Ballet Mistress Joffrey Ballet.

YOGA and GYROTONIC®

Co-founded White Cloud Studio, New York, with Juliu Horvath, and trained the first Gyrotonic® teachers. She also administered the studio and staff for 12 years. Taught a specialized form of “Yoga for Dancers” created by Juliu, influenced on Taoist’s principles, drawn from Hatha and Kundalini Yoga. This method was designed to develop correct body alignment and placement, particularly for dancers. Subsequently Juliu went on to develop it into Gyrokinesis® with a more Yang emphasis, while Hilary developed a more Yin influenced progression known as Yoga Narada™ 

GUEST TEACHER

COMPANIES

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

 

SCHOOLS

Juilliard, Remodeled the Conservatoire in Genève and updated the curriculum, Royal Academy of Dancing summer intensives in Australia and New Zealand, 15 years with American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive, New York. The American Academy of Ballet, Oregon and New York, Interlochen Academy, St Paul’s School, and select students in Hong Kong and Japan.

 

CHOREOGRAPHY

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

 

FILM

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

 

WRITING

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.) Invited to contribute to various Dance Magazines in America for both Balletic and Yoga advice. 

 

CURRENTLY

Teaching Gyrotonic® to private students at Fluid Fitness Studio, New York, teaching Gyrotonic® to private students. Guest teacher Internationally in Ballet, and Yoga Narada™. Coaching and Setting Ballets, (particularly from the Ashton repertoire as an Ashton Associate)

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