Birute Barodiciate

Ms. Barodicaite trained in Chicago with Richard Ellis, Christine DuBoulay, and Larry Long. Ms. Barodicaite danced with the Chicago Ballet and the Lyric Opera Ballet. Additionally, she toured throughout France, Austria, and Germany. 

Ms. Barodicaite has staged Ruth Page’s Nutcracker, Con Spirito by Jim Clouser, and works for Chicago Ballet.

For many years, Ms. Barodicaite has taught for the Ruth Page School of Dance as well as teaching for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. She has taught as guest artist in Lithuania for the Lithuanian National Ballet, Ballet Moscow in Idaho, and Chattanooga Ballet.

She is the ballet mistress for Civic Ballet of Chicago, the official youth training company of the Ruth Page Foundation School of Dance, and has been a guest teacher for the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Grand Rapids Ballet and Luna Negra Dance Theater.