Building 92, Room 109
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