Chanda Ford-Wite / Founding Artistic Director

Chanda Ford-White is the Founding Artistic Director of Cleveland Inner City Ballet (CICB), a dance education and performance organization that provides a supportive environment to address the unique needs of those cut off from the arts by socioeconomic, race, and class circumstances. CICB's mission is carried out through it's school and company. Both components work together to teach and showcase in the Greater Cleveland Area while providing students and audiences with education, experiences, and exposure. In her role, Ford-White has oversight of the artistic direction of CICB School and CICB Company and serves as President of the Cleveland Inner City Ballet Foundation.  See full bio.

Ryllie Danylko

Ryllie Danylko. Instructor / Rehearsal Assistant. Danylko is a professional dancer based in Cleveland. She has trained and performed in Cleveland and works for the Cleveland Municipal School District.

Mawusi Nenonme

Mawusi Nenonme. Instructor.  Nenonme is a Sophomore at Baldwin Wallace University as a Pre-Physical Therapy and Dance Major. She danced with the Baldwin Wallace Dance Group. 

Trinity Johnson

Trinity Johnson. Instructor Assistant.  Johnson is alumnae of the CICB School and has performed with CICB at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland State University, and Severance Hall for the Cleveland Orchestras MLK Day Celebration. She has also received scholarships to attend Verb Ballet's Winter Intensive and Interlochen Arts Camp Ballet Intensive in Michigan. 

Karin Tooley

Karin Tooley. Accompanist . Tooley is a well known pianist in the Greater Cleveland Area. She has accompanied some of the best arts organizations in the city and beyond. Tooley plays live music for Cleveland Inner City Ballet's annual production of the Nutcracker and for CICB's Performing Company

Emily Lowe

Emily Lowe. Parent Coordinator/ Administrator. Lowe has a degree in Early Childhood Education and has extensive experience in the field of Education. She is responsible for CICB School Registration and parent communications.

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