Michele Jimenez is a former principal dancer with The Dutch National Ballet and The Washington Ballet in Washington DC. Ms. Jimenez was born in America and raised in the Dominican Republic, where she began her training.
Over the span of a 20-year dance career, Jimenez tackled a wide range of repertoire and worked with some of the most important choreographers in the world.
After retiring from the stage, she began working as a ballet master for The Washington Ballet. Jimenez now lives in the Netherlands and works as a guest ballet master and repetiteur. She is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and a Progressing Ballet Technique instructor.