Deanna Doncsecz

Born: Bethlehem, PA
Joined Ballet Tucson: 2004

Ms. Doncsecz received her early training at Nardi’s Dance & Gymnastics Center under Tammy Liiro, Kelly Ackerman, Lisa Levy, Shelly Oliver and E. Laura Hausmann.  She attended the highly competitive Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts in 1996 and was on faculty at that school in 2000.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arizona in 2002 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance.  After college, she continued her training with Jean Isaacs in San Diego, ODC in San Francisco, Koresh Dance Company in Philadelphia, and with Mary Beth Cabana and Chieko Imada at Ballet Tucson.  She has performed in industrials for such companies as Loréal and Unilever and has guest taught at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and West Michigan Youth Ballet.  Since joining Ballet Tucson, she has been featured in many roles, most notably Poverty Train in Laura’s Women by Ian Horvath and In Mercury, a solo choreographed for her by Sam Watson.  She also originated the role of Esmerelda in Lawrence Pech’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame.  An audience favorite, she is recognized for her strong versatility and dramatic abilities.  Ms. Doncsecz teaches modern, jazz, and tap at Ballet Arts (the official school of Ballet Tucson). 

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