Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Caroline Atwell received much of her formal training at Charlotte Ballet under the direction of Patricia McBride, Jean Pierre Bonnefoux, Mark Diamond, and Kathryn Moriarty, and attended various Summer Intensives at the Chautauqua Institution, San Francisco Ballet, and Houston Ballet. Continuing her training as a Ballet Major at Indiana University in 2014, she had the opportunity to train under Violette Verdy, Michael Vernon, and Shawn Stevens. While at Indiana she performed in numerous ballets including George Balanchine’s Serenade, Raymonda Variations (5th variation), Swan Lake & Emeralds, the world premiere of Saudade by Sasha Janes, and as ‘The Harp’ in Jerome Robbins’ Fanfare among others. Caroline graduated with distinction in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet & Business and a Minor in Spanish. In May of 2017, she spent a Summer Season as a Company Artist with American Contemporary Ballet under the direction of Lincoln Jones. That fall, Caroline joined Nevada Ballet Theatre while finishing her University studies from afar. In her time at NBT, Caroline had the pleasure of performing in various ballets including Balanchine’s Serenade, Western Symphony, and Raymonda Variations, Lew Christensen’s Beauty and the Beast, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Carousel. A few of her favorite roles include ‘Big Swans’ in Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake, the Pas De Trois in Ben Stevenson’s Dracula, and ‘Phlegmatic’ in George Balanchine’s Four Temperaments. In the Fall of 2018 Caroline debuted her choreography at the Mystére Theatre for NBT’s annual collaboration with Cirque du Soleil. She premiered another work for the collaboration in the Fall of 2019. After moving to Dallas in August 2020, Caroline joined Avant Chamber Ballet and is now in her third season as a Company Artist. Caroline is also completing her Romana’s Pilates Certification and is an instructor at Park Cities Pilates Center.