Claire Ponder

Originally from Niceville, FL, Claire began her training at the Florida Ballet Conservatory at three years old. She trained at institutions across the country including the American Ballet Theatre, Florida State University and Pensacola State College. She trained at the The Calling Christian Dance Company and was offered a place in Northwest Florida State College’s dance program. Claire currently studies dance and environmental engineering at The University of Alabama. Here she has performed excerpts from Swan Lake and The Nutcracker with Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre and danced in the student choreographed shows Dance Alabama, Dance Collection, and directed a dance film for Dance Alabama Film Festival.