Ventura High graduate 24-year old Nadine Jenson recently became a full time professional ballet dancer with the New Mexico Ballet Company. She stated “They offered me my first professional contract, and I was excited beyond words given it has been my life’s ambition to become a professional ballerina.”
After Ventura High she attended Loyola Marymount University graduating at the age of 20 with a degree in English with an emphasis in writing. In addition to this she had an additional 30 hours of ballet a week at a separate Russian ballet school in Los Angeles.
She also attended the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, known to be one of the very best ballet schools in the world.