(ext. 219), Elizabeth Philippi grew up studying ballet in the Chicago area and then at the Flint School of Performing Arts where she was an original member of Flint Youth Ballet. She danced professionally with Tulsa Ballet Theatre and became a principal dancer with Dayton Ballet. In addition to teaching intermediate and advanced ballet and pointe technique, Philippi also enjoys choreographing for Flint Youth Ballet. Previous works include Peasant Suite, Double Dog Dare Ya, Plink, Plank, Plunk!, Peter and the Wolf, The Journey Is a Labyrinth Within and Candide. She is also Ballet Mistress for Nutcracker and Flint Youth Ballet. Mrs. Philippi is an ABT® Certified Teacher who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3.