Maria Hooper
Maria Hooper received her classical ballet training with The Maryland Youth Ballet and Washington School of Ballet. She went on to dance professionally as a trainee with Houston Ballet and with Hartford Ballet, followed by earning her Lit degree at UT Austin and Georgia State. Maria has taught at the Atlanta Ballet’s Centre for Dance Education for seven years now and is excited to also join the teaching staff at Gwinnett Ballet Theatre! She lives in Decatur with her husband Jonah and their children Sylvie and Austin.