Department: Performing Arts
Room: PDX Ballet
Amelia Unsicker grew up in SW Portland, and attended Mary Rieke Elementary, Robert Gray Middle, and Wilson High School. She received her professional ballet training from Pacific Festival Ballet and the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre. In 2011, Amelia earned her B.S. in biology with a minor in dance from the University of Oregon. While studying science at UO, she performed as a soloist with Ballet Fantastique for four seasons. After graduating from UO, Amelia chose to follow her passion and continue dancing professionally in Portland, where she has worked with many renowned movement artists. In 2016, Amelia earned her M.F.A. in dance from the University of California, Irvine, and became a certified Pilates instructor through Studio du Corps in Orange County. Amelia is currently a freelance dancer and choreographer, and teaches dance and Pilates throughout the Portland Metro Area. Amelia is thrilled to teach dance at her alma mater!