Joined Ballet Arizona: 2022
Alecia Good-Boresow is the Upper Division Coordinator and Studio Company Manager of The School of Ballet Arizona. Alecia began her ballet training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) at the age of five under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary. From there, she went on to study at the School of American Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet.
Good-Boresow danced professionally with the Kansas City Ballet under the directorship of renowned ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer Todd Bolender from 1983-1996. While with the company, she danced many principal roles, including “Sugar Plum Fairy,” “Dew Drop” and “Mirlitons” in The Nutcracker, “Aurora” and “Bluebird” in George Balanchine’s Aurora’s Wedding, “Sanguinic” in Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments and “Swanilda” in Coppelia. In addition, Good-Boresow also danced principal roles in Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, Apollo, Allegro Brilliante, The Firebird, Raymonda Variations, and Western Symphony.
From 1985 until 1996, Good-Boresow also served as a rehearsal assistant for the Kansas City Ballet. After retiring from the professional stage, she founded and directed the Kansas City Youth Ballet (KCYB), formerly known as the MidWest Youth Ballet in 1997. She held that post for more than 10 years. During that time, Good-Boresow took the KCYB to perform in the Young Tanzsommer Festival in Austria and Germany in 2005 and 2008.
As an educator, Good-Boresow has taught ballet for over 35 years, eleven of those years as a full time faculty member at CPYB. In 2014, Good-Boresow was appointed to the School Principal of CPYB. Prior to her faculty position at CPYB, Good-Boresow was on faculty at the Kansas City Ballet School and Miller Marley School of Dance in Overland Park, Kansas. She has been a guest teacher at Ballet Arizona, Central Indiana Dance Ensemble, Shari Shell-True Dance Academy in Lincoln, Nebraska, Greater York Dance in York, Pennsylvania and Dance St. Louis Summer Intensive. Most recently, Good-Boresow was on the faculty of the 2019 Mid-States Regional Dance Festival in Indianapolis. Alecia joined The School of Ballet Arizona as the Upper Division Coordinator and Studio Company Manager in 2022.