Callie Croom began her training under Barbara Pontecorvo in Dayton, Ohio. After high school, she was accepted to Butler University on an academic scholarship. She received her BFA from Butler University in 2011. Following graduation, she relocated to Chicago, and began dancing for Elements Contemporary Ballet. Since 2012, she has remained a company dancer and choreographer for Mike Gosney. Additionally, Callie is a member of the teaching staff for Extensions Dance Company, Visceral Dance Center, Seth Robinson and Jeff Wolfe’s TRIBE and Ballet Matters intensives, and has served as an adjudicator for Fire and Ice Talent Competition. She is elated to share her knowledge of classical ballet technique with the Chicago community.