Selected Alumni Bios

Rodica Bordeianu

Rodica Bordeianu was born in the Republic of Moldova and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the National Ballet Academy of Moldova. She joined the Moldovan State Academic Dance Ensemble and toured extensively around the world.

After moving to the United States, Rodica continued to dance professionally and taught master classes in California, Oregon, and in South America. She received a Dance Teacher License from the Oregon Board of Education.

Rodica holds an MA degree in Teaching Dance in Higher Education and the Professions with concentration in ABT’s Ballet Pedagogy. Additionally, Rodica is certified to teach levels Primary -7 and Partnering, in ABT's National Training Curriculum.

Rodica is currently teaching at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at the American Ballet Theatre. She is also part of the faculty for the Young Dancer Summer Workshop at ABT.