Robert and Karen Hicks, Directors



Karen and Robert bring both experience and love of dance as well as significant  leadership, managerial and operational skills to Ballet Center at New Berlin.

Mrs. Karen our Artistic Director, has over 20 years of experience dancing, teaching, and choreographing Ballet.  Karen received her training primarily in Southern California, and has studied dance in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City.  Karen has performed nationally, most recently as a principal dancer for the Southern California Dance Theatre in Long Beach CA.  Karen has owned and
operated several dance studios, teaching students of all ages and levels.


Mr. Robert, our Operational Director, is a retired Army Officer, one of whose specialties involved high level Department of Defense protocol, including missions with the President of the United States and myriad foreign dignitaries.  Mr. Robert's career of over 21 years has taken him worldwide.  In addition to his extensive experience in dealing with a wide variety of people in multicultural settings, he coordinated operations for a wide variety of offices in cooperation with the Department of State while serving in five consecutive U.S. Embassies abroad.


Call us for additional information:

570-768-9255 (Studio) or 570-768-9469 (Operations)

Directors@BalletCenterAtNewBerlin.com