Carol Shults is a ballet teacher and dance historian based in Portland. She has worked at Ballet Oregon as Ballet Mistress and at Oregon Ballet Theatre as teacher/historian. Her writing has appeared in the Oregon Ballet Theatre Playbill, Ballet Review, The Dance Critics Assn. newsletter, and publications of the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission.
Jacqueline Schumacher (1920-2019)
Jacqueline Martin Schumacher, a ballerina and choreographer of ballet and musical theater, danced the Swan Queen in the first full-length Swan Lake in America. For forty years, she was a ballet teacher of the highest standard in Portland, and her legacy endures with the students who remember her for …