Tracy Badini (Teacher) Tracy received her early training at New Jersey School of Ballet and went on to train at the School of American Ballet in NYC. While studying at SAB she performed with New York City Ballet in numerous ballets including “Coppelia," “Union Jack," “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” and “The Nutcracker."
Tracy was a dancer for the New Jersey Nets for four years as well as a choreographer for the New Jersey Nets Kids and the New York Liberty Kids. Tracy has over twenty years of experience as a dance educator and choreographer. Her choreography has been performed at Madison Square Garden, The Prudential Center, Dance Rave NY and Symphony Space.
Most recently, Tracy set choreography on the Duke Dancing Devils at Duke University. Her students have been accepted to The Ailey School, Juilliard summer intensive, Joffrey summer intensive and ABT summer intensive, to name a few. In addition, her students have danced in “Billy Elliot” on Broadway, “Macy’s Kids," “Radio City Christmas Spectacular," Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and most recently, Season 8 of Dance Moms on Lifetime.
Tracy’s students have been accepted to Rutgers, Penn State, Hofstra and USC college dance teams. Tracy continues to learn and grow as an artist and teacher every day and she is excited to share her passion with the next generation of dancers.