Marlene Kenneway

Owner of Ada Dance Academy

Studied with Boston Ballet and Rosella Hightower in Cannes, France; Former owner Classical Ballet Studio, Worcester, Massachusetts; Students performed with the Charleston Ballet, Boston Ballet, Cleveland Ballet, and Cologne Ballet of Germany, with two of her students becoming Rockettes and one student having a professional company in Tuscan, Arizona; taught at Cullman College, Erie Civic Ballet, Decatur Civic Ballet; Choreographer for local schools; Past advisor to the Grand Awards; Received 2003 and 2004 Business Woman of the Year award; President of the Ada Council for the Arts; Member of the Mary Free Bed Guild; Co-founder and Artistic Director of West Michigan Youth Ballet.