Karenna Ratze

karenna-bio112106Karenna Ratze is one of Geiger Ballet’s Early Childhood Program teachers, and has been dancing at Geiger Ballet since she was four years old. She currently attends Cranbrook Kingswood High School. For the past 3 summers, Karenna  has been accepted and danced at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Ellison Ballet, and Boston Ballet.  As a member of the Michigan Classic Ballet Company (MCBC), she has performed in such ballets as The Nutcracker, Snow White, Carnival of the Animals, and Pas de Quatre to name a few. At MidStates/ Regional Dance America Festivals with the  MCBC, she has received 3 monied scholarships and last year her collaborative Emerging Choreography, The Giving was juried and performed.  The last two years, Karenna has also participated in Youth America Grand Prix, achieving top twelve in the contemporary and classical divisions.