Billie Jean Kandravi
Ballet & Dance Instructor
Billie Jean Kandravi grew up in Houston, Texas where she received her early dance training from American Academy of Dance. She then pursued her love for dance at the University of Oklahoma where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet Pedagogy. While there, she performed many roles and had the opportunity to tour to Austria and perform with the Oklahoma Festival Ballet.
After graduating, she joined the Rochester City Ballet and has danced in roles including Party Parent, Snow Corps, Spanish Corps, and Waltz Corps in The Nutcracker, a Midnight Fairy in Cinderella, and performed in Funky Town.
Billie Jean is currently teaching Children’s Program & Student Division classes at Draper Center. She also teaches dance and gymnastics to all ages locally throughout the Rochester community and absolutely loves being able to share her passion with them.