Jillian Kramarck

Jillian Kramarck was born and raised in Newark, Delaware and began her dance training at the age of 3. She trained at Delaware Arts Conservatory in all styles of dance and received the majority of her ballet instruction under ballet mistress Priscilla Payson, as well as private coaching from Philadelphia Ballet Principal Dancers, Yuka Iseda and Sterling Baca. Kramarck has been a finalist at Youth America Grand Prix and a bronze medalist at National Ballet Competition. She has also received multiple awards for her own choreography. Kramarck has attended summer training at Philadelphia Ballet, Carolina Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Koresh Dance Company. She danced with American Repertory Ballet as a trainee for two years starting in 2022. While in the trainee program, Kramarck performed both Dulcinea and the Act 3 Pas De Deux in the trainee program’s production of Don Quixote. She has also danced in ARB’s The Nutcracker, Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg’s Giselle, and Ethan Stiefel’s Classic Beauty.

Avery Snyder

Born and raised in Charlottesville, Virginia, Avery Snyder began her dance training at the Wilson School of Dance at the age of 3. When her interest in ballet grew into a passion for the art form, Snyder sought private training to refine her technique. She took 2 years of private lessons with Nicole Busse McGurn before attending the Charlottesville Ballet Academy in 2011. Snyder trained at the Charlottesville Ballet Academy until 2016 when she joined the professional company as a Trainee while she simultaneously completed her junior year of high school.  In 2018, she attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts high school classical ballet program for her senior year. Snyder continued her training under the esteemed faculty of UNCSA at the collegiate level and graduated in May of 2021 with a BFA in classical ballet. Following her graduation from UNCSA, Snyder accepted a traineeship with American Repertory Ballet and was promoted to ARB2 in May of 2023. As a Trainee, she was given the opportunity to perform various soloist roles such as Dew Drop in The Nutcracker, Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, and Moyna in Giselle. With ARB, Snyder has been given the opportunity to premiere Ethan Stiefel’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 2022 and in Ethan Stiefel and Johann Kobborg’s Giselle.