THYRSA DA ROSA
Director of Programs and Communications
Ms. Da Rosa is a native of Asuncion, Paraguay. She graduated from the National Institute of Fine Arts of Paraguay with a degree in Classical Ballet Pedagogy, and then studied modern dance at the University of Oklahoma, with extensive focus in Graham and Limón techniques.
She has performed with the National Ballet of Paraguay, and was a member of Momentum Dance Company of Guatemala City, touring Guatemala and Mexico.
As a founding member and Executive Director of the OKC-based Hartel Dance Group, she has performed in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Sioux Falls, SD; Fort Myers and Orlando, FL; Austin, TX; New York City; and Asuncion, Paraguay.
Ms. Da Rosa has been a member of the jury of the Seminario Internacional de Danca de Brasilia since 2014, teaching classes, coaching, and judging one of the oldest dance competitions in Brazil.
Every summer since 2016 she has traveled to teach and coach dancers at the Centre de la Dansa de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.
Thyrsa is a certified Pilates instructor and also an American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum Fellowship Teacher, who has completed certification in Primary through Level 5 of the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum.