Intercity Ballet

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About


Our Company

Artistic director

Dorothy Ratcliff

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Intercity is proud to have Dorothy Hanner Ratcliff as it’s Artistic Director. Dorothy, a native New Yorker, graduated from the School of Performing Arts in New York with a major in ballet and a minor in modern dance and drama. She has studied with the American School of Ballet, Ballet Arts, Robert Joffrey, and the Tour Jete International in Canes, France, to name a few. Dorothy was awarded the Governor’s Excellence in Teaching Award in Dance Education for the State of Virginia. She was a member of the board which founded the Tennessee Association of Dance and was the organization’s first Treasurer.

During her career, Dorothy has danced professionally throughout the United States and Canada. One memorable highlight of her career was as a member of the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes. She has taught dance and choreographed numerous events throughout the Southeast, including local productions, such as Kingsport’s own Showtime.

Currently, Dorothy is a Co-Director at the Centre for the Performing Arts in Kingsport, Tennessee. She teaches advanced level classes in multiple dance forms, including ballet, pointe and tap. Her students perform regularly throughout the year at many local and regional community events.

Ballet Mistress

Margaret King-Walling

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Margaret King-Walling began her study of dance at Holloway Dancing School and Intercity Ballet under the directorship of Reese Holloway Toohey. She has studied with George Latimer, David Howard, Anna-Marie Holmes, Dorothy Hanner Ratcliff, and Susan Pace-White. She has performed numerous roles and solo sections for Intercity, such as Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen in The Nutcracker Ballet. Currently, she is Co-Director of Holloway Dance School and Intercity is pleased to have her as a Ballet Mistress.

The following are dance and performing schools or organizations that are currently or have in previous years had students that have performed with the Intercity Ballet Company:

Centre for The Performing Arts
Holloway Dance School
Academy of Dance Arts
Kingsport Guild of Ballet
East Tennessee State Dance Department
Whitt School of Dance
Jenkins School of Dance
Top Gun Academy
Louise Bailey School of Dance
Watts Dance Studio
Centre for The Performing Arts
Holloway Dance School
Academy of Dance Arts
Kingsport Guild of Ballet
East Tennessee State Dance Department
Whitt School of Dance
Jenkins School of Dance
Top Gun Academy
Louise Bailey School of Dance
Watts Dance Studio

2014 Performances

The Nutcracker

December 11th & 12th at 9:30am

December 12th & 13th at 7:30pm



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