Adrienne Dellas is DADA’s Founding Director and is considered a Master Teacher in classical ballet. She solidified her reputation as the Founding Director of the Universal Ballet Company in Korea and establishing the Ballet Department of the Little Angels Performing Arts School. Later she received the President’s Award for Teaching and Choreography and numerous other Gold Medals for Excellence in the Arts. She is recognized the world over for her choreography of original ballets such as Shim Chung, The Blind Man’s Daughter, The Emperor and the Nightingale, Ulysses, Monument, Peter and the Wolf in Central Park, and Romanza. Ms. Dellas for 12 years was on the esteemed faculty of the Kirov Academy in Washington, D.C. She was invited to teach at the famed Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia and choreographed her ballet Jubilee for the students of the school. She currently resides in Pennsylvania.