Timothy Knoll joins En Pointe Dance Academy with over 15 years of experience training in and performing ballet. His dance training began at Northwest Florida Ballet Academy. Here he received the fundamentals of his classical training and was introduced to jazz, hip hop, and modern dance. After a move, he began to train at Ballet Idaho, where he performed in ballets such as Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty. Timothy received dance training at the Ballet West and Joffrey Ballet. There he experienced a broader range of techniques and styles. He graduated college with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet at the University of Utah where he received extensive training in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and Character Dance. Timothy also values his university studies in Ballet Pedagogy, Music, Dance History, Lighting Design, Anatomy, and Choreography. He is the recipient of The Alice Walton Call Scholarship, Excel Dance Exceptional Service Award, University of Utah Safe Zone Training, Barnes Award for Excellence, and the Boise Rotary Scholar. His passion for dance brought him to Central West Ballet in Modesto, California, where he grew under the guidance of Leslie Anne Larson and Rene Daveluy. Timothy also had the pleasure to perform in ballets such as Swan Lake, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Nutcracker, The Nutcracker in Jazz, Coppélia, West Side Story, Midsummer Night's Dream, and many more. As a dancer, some of his favorite roles include Solor, Puck, Court Jester, and Dr. Coppelius. He is excited to bring his years of experience dancing, teaching, and choreographing to the passionate students in Williamsburg.