Patricia (Candy) Quillilan
Began her teaching career at Memphis Academy of Ballet, the official school of the Tennessee Ballet Company over 30 years ago. She has, also, served on the faculties of Prescott Valley Academy of Classical Ballet and Yavapai College. Ms. Quillian brings a wealth of experience to dancers of all ages and is committed to the cultivation of young talent. Ms. Quillian's former students have performed with the Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Dutch Ballet, Atlanta Ballet and Ballet Arizona. Her students have also been accepted into such nationally recognised ballet education programs such as Kirov,DC, The Rock School, Virginia School of the Arts and State Street Ballet's "Smart Artist" program. She is the former artistic director of Omni Dance Company and High Desert Dance Company and an accomplished choreographer. Ms. Quillian formerly danced with the Tennessee Ballet in Memphis, under the direction of George Latimer performing in Nutcracker, Fire Bird, Carmen and Our Town, among others.