Meet Our Ambassadors


Dancewear by Patricia proudly presents its

Brand Ambassadors!

Laika Wintemute 

SENIOR Ambassador

Montreal, Canada

Age: 18

Laika is currently attending the Ecole Superieure de Ballet du Quebec in Montreal, Canada. She has also studied with the Royal Danish Ballet in Denmark. 
"I love Dancewear by Patricia! Last year I completed my Solo Seal Exam, and my tutu was from Dancewear by Patricia. The quality is incredible, and I still wear it daily for rehearsals!".
Laika is wearing "Opera" practice tutu in Pink, and in the picture below she is modeling our "Sahara Sand" mesh rehearsal skirt and crop top.
The third picture showcases beautiful Laika wearing one of our reverse Ombre' practice tutus!
 

Zeynep Yagmur Uzsen 

Istanbul, Turkey

Age: 15

Yagmur is currently attending the Mimar Sinan State Conservatory in Istanbul. She also received a scholarship for John Cranko School.
"I think I can make a brand like Dancewear by Patricia grow. I will represent it during ballet competitions."
 

Micaela Sol Bonanno

SENIOR AMBASSADOR

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Age: 18

Micaela has been trained at the Instituto Superior de Arte of the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires. She has been studying ballet for 15 years!
"I feel very lucky to be an Ambassador for Dancewear by Patricia! It's going to be  a unique experience representing such a refined brand of dancewear!"
 
 

Nina Fukasova

Bratislava, Slovakia

Age: 17

Nina is currently training at the Dance Conservatory of Eva Jaczova in Bratislava. She has also danced with the Slovak National Theatre, in roles such as Mirlitons Pas de Trois from Nutcracker, Amour in Don Quixote, and in other ballets, such as La Esmeralda, Corsaire and Sleeping Beauty. "My dream", says Nina, "is to be accepted at English National Ballet. I have never been a Dance Ambassador, and this is a good opportunity to try something new".
 
 

ELENA HERTENSTEIN

Germany

Age: 19

Elena is from Freiburg, Germany, and has been dancing since the age of three. She took part in numerous International Ballet Competitions, and passed her RAD Exams with Distinction. "I just finished my finals at school, and now I am going to audition for a bachelor Dance Program, here in Germany."
Besides dancing, her hobbies are photography, drawing, meeting friends and listening to music.

 

CHARLEY JENNINGS

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

Age: 16

Charley is from Australia, and training to become a professional ballerina. For the past 2 years she attends the Annette Roselli Dance Academy where she is part of the Elite Training Program and her academic study is by distance education. Her first performance on stage was 2009 in a local production of the Lion King. "By becoming a Dancewear by Patricia's Ambassador, I would be able to show many people on my platforms, the amazing things that this brand sells."
 

ANNA SHAMTCHENKO

Ukraine

 
Our Ambassador Anna is a native of Ukraine. She graduated from the Choreographic School in Kharkov, Ukraine. She is currently continuing her ballet studies in Gdansk, Poland. "I love classical and neo-classical dance. Only in dance I can convey all the emotions that I feel".
In this picture Anna is wearing our leotard "Sylvia", and double layered, two tones chiffon skirt in lavender and pink.

DIMITRA STYPA

ATHENS, GREECE

Age: 15

 

Dimitra was "born to be a ballerina', and has been dancing with great passion since the age of 3! Her favorite style, of course, is ballet. She is currently living and training in Athens, where she also became a member of "The American Nutcracker in Athens". She danced the role of Clara for two years in a row, then Dew Drop and Snow Queen.
"I would love to become an Ambassador for Dancewear by Patricia because I love the amazing designs and colors of its unique products. It would be an honor for me to wear such professional dance clothes!"
 

 

AMBER HUGGETT

NOLENSVILLE, TENNESSEE

AGE: 18

 
 
Amber started dancing when she was only 2 years old, in a small studio in Michigan. "It wasn't until we moved to Tennessee, at age 4, that I began to focus solely in ballet." Amber is currently in Nashville Ballet's Professional Training Division and, as she says, "loving every minute of it".
Amber feels really proud and honored to be able to represent Dancewear by Patricia!
 

 

ALICIA VAN VLERKEN KAPNISSI

BRUXELLES, BELGIUM

Age: 20

 
Alicia is a pre-professional Dancer and student at the Brussels University.
She has been competing in various international ballet competitions, and taking part in many Seminars and intensive in Estonia, Russia, Spain and Greece. "I am also currently following the Royal Ballet's on-line course. As an Ambassador I would like to spread my love for dance, and its beauty to a wider scale. I would be honored to promote this brand to the best of my abilities!"

 

SOPHIE ROSE CENTURIONI

PLANO, TEXAS

Age: 13

 
Sophie is currently studying ballet at the Dance Industry Performing Arts Center in Plano, Tx. She describes herself as a very hard and motivated worker, with a  very strong passion for ballet. When she is not dancing, she likes to relax at home with her two dogs. "I really can't imagine my life without ballet", she says. "I love Dancewear by Patricia's unique dancewear designs, and I am sure my friends will love them too!"
 

ZIA SKALEBAEK

TOMMERUP, DENMARK

Age: 16

 
Zia has been dancing with the Royal Danish Ballet for over 12 years. She was also selected to participate in the Italian DAP Festival in 2018, 2019 and 2020. "I believe Dancewear by Patricia is an amazing Brand, and I would love to help spread the word about such a wonderful Company. I really love the style and quality of Dancewear by Patricia's products!"
 

XENIA BAILLY

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND

Age: 13

 

Xenia started dancing at the age of 10, and has gone  a long way in only three years! "I train 6 hours a day, and cannot go one day without dancing! As an Ambassador for Dancewear by Patricia, I would like to share the love I have for ballet, through their wonderful products."
 

STELLA CASAS

SENIOR AMBASSADOR

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

Age: 19

 
Dance runs in Stella's family: her mother, grandmother and aunt were ballerinas, and herself started ballet at the age of four! Besides ballet Stella also trains in Jazz, Ballroom, Modern and Contemporary. " I always wanted to become a Dance Ambassador, but not just for any Brand. I study communications, and I like to share my knowledge, good vibes, and passion for dance with others. Dancewear by Patricia is a unique Brand with beautiful tutus, headpieces, leotards and skirts, and it will be my pleasure to help this business grow!"

ISABELLA LOZA

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Age: 16

Isabella (Bella), is currently training in Scottsdale, Arizona, in Master Ballet Academy's Pre-Professional Division. "I have been training for 5 years and ballet is my absolute favorite, followed by Contemporary. I put all my passion and dedication into any form of dance. Dancewear by Patricia looks like it was lifted out of a dream. It represents everything I want to model in my own life and career. It is fluid, lyrical, spun on the spinning wheel of dreams. When I wear Dancewear by Patricia, I put a label of distinction on me, and work to live up to it. There is no other Brand that fulfills this mission so perfectly, and I am honored to represent this Company."
 

ARIANNA VARGAS

GUAYACUIL, ECUADOR

Age: 20

 
"I started my ballet journey at 7, and when I turned 10, I knew I wanted to be a professional ballerina." At age 13 Arianna went to Joffrey Ballet's SI in New York. In 2016 she competed in AD and received a scholarship for Ballet West. At 16 she moved to Florence, Italy, where she trained for 4 years. After graduation, Arianna became a Trainee at United Ballet Theatre in Orlando, under the direction of choreographer Joseph Gatti.
"I wanted to become an Ambassador for Dancewear by Patricia. I love every single product they make, and I will work hard to represent them in the best way I can!"

CASSANDRE VERHOLEN

Switzerland