Analiese Umana graduated with her BFA degree from the Purchase College Dance Conservatory in 2012. She has studied with American Ballet Theater’s Intensive Training Program, New York State Summer School of the Arts, and Ballet Hispanico. She Previously danced for Baltimore Ballet rising to a soloist. In addition to her time in Baltimore, Analiese was on the faculty for Towson University’s Children’s Division. Currently, Analiese is faculty, adjudicator and Executive Coordinator for the American Academy of Ballet and an a Visiting Adjunct for Purchase College Dance Conservatory. Analiese is thrilled to continue to be a part of the NYAB faculty for 2019/2020 and to assist in keeping the values, visions and traditions of Susan Santoro and Alessia Santoro.