Ann Vorus, Founder
Ann Vorus founded The Raleigh School of Ballet (RSB) in 1981 and Raleigh Dance Theatre in 1984. Ms. Vorus trained with Dorothy Alexander, Robert Barnett, and Merrilee Smith at the Atlanta School of Ballet with additional study at the American Ballet Theatre School and the Joffrey Ballet. She danced as a soloist with Atlanta Ballet and was on the faculty of the Atlanta School of Ballet before moving from Atlanta. Ms. Vorus retired in 2003, passing the school onto long-time faculty members Susan Galdy and Mary LeGere.