Meet Our Instructors


Owner and Creator of The Ballet Burn®

MARGOT MARTIN

Margot Martin has been immersed in the art of movement for over 27 years. At a young age she fell in love with ballet and was driven to success by her passion and perseverance. At 16, Margot left Ursuline Academy of Dallas, TX to study with the Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, WA. At 17 she was hired as a founding member of the Carolina Ballet directed by Robert Weiss, a protégé of George Balanchine’s.

Read More 

Instructor

CAROLINE LONG BERKO

Caroline is originally from Kansas City. She received her BFA in Ballet and minor Business from Texas Christian University on a dance scholarship. She began her training at the Kansas City Ballet School under the direction of Alecia Good and Sean Duus, where she participated in the Young Tanzommer festival in Austria.

Read More 

Instructor

CATHERINE ROE

Originally from San Antonio, Catherine discovered her love for movement at a young age in her first dance classes. She began her early training with Scott Conway and Buddy and Susan Trevino at the San Antonio School for the Performing Arts, and holds a BFA in Ballet from Texas Christian University.

Read More 

Instructor

SHANNON BALSTER

Shannon was born in Santa Barbara California and began taking ballet classes at an early age. She continued dancing through college where she earned her bachelor of fine arts in performance and choreography from Arizona State University.

Read More 

Instructor

DAVID ESCOTO

David Escoto, South Florida native, recently moved to Dallas from New York City. He graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2014 with a B.F.A in dance under the direction of Katie Langan.

Read More 

Instructor

AUSTIN SORA

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Austin is currently a company member with the Bruce Wood Dance Project in Dallas.

Read More 

Instructor

Emily Bernet

Emily Bernet is a native of Dallas, Texas, where she spent her high school years at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

Read More 

MEMBERSHIPS

Ready to feel the burn?

adminTeam