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Ina Haybaeck-Rogers » Bio


Ina Haybaeck‐Rogers was born, raised and educated in Austria, and earned her State Diploma for Classical Dance from the Austrian Theatrical Federation in 1995. She was the first Austrian citizen awarded the Government Grant for Studies of Dance in the USA, and studied for two years in the Foreign Student Program at Alvin Ailey, Ballet Arts, and New Dance Group in NYC as well as trained in Modern Jazz by legendary Jaime Rogers. Ms. Haybaeck‐Rogers received a full 4-year scholarship and government grant for Ballet Center Wolfsegg. She earned her Pedagogy Diploma with Honors in Classical Ballet (Vaganova Method) under Karol Toth and John Bliekendaal, Character Dance under Anatoly A. Borzov, and Creative Dance under Jens Hellemann. Ms. Haybaeck‐Rogers was certified in the Los Angeles Music Center’s “Teaching Artist Training Program” under Susan Cambigue‐Tracey. As a Performing Artist and Soloist, Ms. Haybaeck‐Rogers has danced Classical and Contemporary Repertoire throughout Europe and in the United States on Stage as well as in Television. Her choreographic credits as a Ballroom-instructor include the movie “The Wedding Crashers”. Ms. Haybaeck-Rogers has coached and choreographed for finalists and award winning students in the Music Center Spotlight Award, YAGP Regional and International competitions. She has been the Ballet-Master and Rehearsal-Director for LA Children’s Casts for The Joffrey Ballet’s “Cinderella” and “Nutcracker” and is part of the Joffrey LA Summer Intensive Faculty. Ms. Haybaeck-Rogers holds the position of “Associate Dean” at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.