Stefanee Montesantos was born in Hinsdale, Illinois and began her training at local company Salt Creek Ballet at age 3. Upon graduating from the Salt Creek Ballet Company, and her local high school, at age 17 she decided to continue her studies in dance by joining Butler University’s Performing Arts Program. During this time she performed roles such as; Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen in Butler Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker, Melancholic Corps in George Balanchine’s Four Temperaments, and Soloist in Patrick de Bana’s Falling Sky. In the Spring of 2020, Stefanee graduated, Cum Laude, from Butler University with a BFA in Dance Performance and a Minor in Creative Writing. It was during her spring semester that she was offered to join Colorado Ballet’s Studio Company for the 2020-2021 season. She has recently been promoted to join the company as an Apprentice for the upcoming 2022-2023 season.
Salt Creek Ballet
Butler University; BFA in Performing Arts & Minor in Creative Writing Cum Laude
Summer Programs; Salt Creek Ballet, American Ballet Theatre
George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations
Sugar Plum Fairy & Snow Queen in Butler Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Soloist in Patrick de Bana’s Falling Sky
Melancholic in George Balanchine’s Four Temperaments
Studio Company 2020
Promoted to Apprentice in 2022
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You can also find Stefanee working as receptionist for the Colorado Ballet Academy as well as a volunteer seamstress/help for the Colorado Ballet Costume Shop.