Carrie Millikin Euker:
Carrie began studying dance in Rockford, IL. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Dance from Mercyhurst
University and an MBA degree from the University of Colorado, Denver. While attending Mercyhurst she
danced various roles in Carmen, Coppelia, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, La Sylphide, and Raymonda.
She danced with Milwaukee Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet II, performing in Michael Pink’s Swan Lake, Don
Quixote, and Romeo and Juliet. Carrie also performed the David Taylor Dance Theater enjoying soloist
and principal roles in works by James Wallace as well as Gregory Dawson’s “Eclipsing Venus.” She has
also performed with 7 Dancers, notably in works by Mandy Moore and Chantal Robson. During her stay
at Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Carrie performed numerous works by director Karen Mareck Grundy as
well as works by Thang Dao, Autumn Eckman, and Joshua Blake Carter. Carrie originated the role of
Alice in Grundy’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. In 2011 Carrie became the founding director and
lead instructor of the School of MCB where she lead various outreach programs and co-founded
DanceAbility, a program offering dance classes to students with special needs. Carrie most recently
served as the Executive/Artistic Director of the not-for-profit Susquehanna Youth Ballet and taught,
performed, and choreographed throughout greater Baltimore. Carrie now resides in the Boston area and
continues teach as well as adjudicate and coach dancers throughout the U.S.