Andrew Needhammer

Andrew Needhammer Dance Instructor
Northern Arizona University
NAU Community Music and Dance Academy
Blg 92 Rm #109
Phone: 928-523-6507

Andrew Needhammer trained at the New York School of Ballet before joining American Ballet Theatre II and touring the world. He joined the National Ballet of Canada, performing works by Nureyev, Balanchine, and Ashton. With Ballet Arizona, he performed roles in ballets by DeMille and Balanchine as well as in the Nutcracker and Romeo and Juliet. He is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance and a Registered Teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance.

He has been directing the ballet program at NAU's Community Music and Dance Academy for four years. In two of the past four years, Needhammer's students have been invited to participate in the Geneé International Ballet Competition. In addition, his students participate annually in the Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition.