Ina Haybaeck‐Rogers was born 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. 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. Her choreographic credits include the movie “The Weddingcrashers”. She has coached and choreographed for finalists and award winning students of the Music Center Spotlight Award, YAGP Regional and International competitions.