The Stories of the Upstate #312: (Teresa Hough) "I was the female James Dean in high school, a definite rebel."

                  Our 312th story comes from the Executive Director of Ballet Spartanburg, Teresa Hough


"Ballet is music in movement, interpreting music through dance," says Teresa Hough, Executive Director of Ballet Spartanburg,  While Teresa loved to sing and dance as a child, her career path wound through the education field rather than the theater.  She told us that her 24 yrs as a first grade teacher were invaluable preparation for her current job at Ballet Spartanburg. The organizational skills, focus and interpersonal relationships that were basic necessities for teachers aid her running Ballet Spartanburg where dance education, outreach programs occur alongside the professional ballet performances.

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