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Ms. Linnen started her training at Nan Klinger’s Excellence in Dance at the age of five years old. She began her training under the direction of Mia Klinger and Erich Yetter. Ms. Linnen was also an eight year member of the Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet Company. She continued her ballet studies at the University of Cincinnati- College Conservatory of Music under the direction of Qi Jiang and Deirdre Carberry. She graduated in 2017 with a B.F.A. in ballet while also receiving The Suzanne Farrell Award upon graduation. She spent summers training at Chautauqua Institute, Ballet Met, Saratoga Springs Summer Intensive, American Ballet Theatre NYC, Cincinnati Ballet, Carolina Ballet, and City Ballet of San Diego. Some of her repertoire includes Swan lake, George Balanchine’s Serenade, Concerto Barocco, Raymonda, La Bayadere, Giselle, Etudes, and The Nutcracker. Ms. Linnen came to the Professional Company in August of 2017.