Sylvia Bolton began her dance training in Seattle and Portland. She was accepted to the School of American Ballet in New York where she lived and danced professionally for six years. She joined Minnesota Dance Theatre as a principal dancer and ballet mistress, and later directed the dance department at the Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Company for twelve years. Sylvia has restaged and choreographed many ballets, has worked in musical theatre, television, and has choreographed commercials for Target Stores. She has been teaching in the Rogue Valley for 15 years.