Born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Susan Dromisky is a graduate of The National Ballet School of Canada. She began her professional career with the National Ballet of Canada and became a soloist in 1985. Ms. Dromisky was also a soloist with The English National Ballet in London in 1985 – 1986. Some of her leading roles included Sugar Plum and Snow Queen in The Nutcracker. Swahilda in Erik Bruhn’s Coppelia. Teresina in Peter Schaufuss’ Napoli and Olga in John Cranko’s Onegin.
Ms. Dromisky has worked directly with Rudolph Nureyev, Erik Bruhn, Sir Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, James Kudelka, Peter Schaufuss, Glen Tetley, Natalia Makarova, Gelsey Kirkland, Brian MacDonald, David Allen, John Alleyne, Laura Alonzo, Michael Clark and John McFall.
Ms. Dromisky was a recipient of the Peter Dwyer Scholarship for High Excellence in Dance in 1978. She was also awarded a Canada Council Grant for the Arts in 1979. Upon retiring from the stage, she was a full-time artistic faculty member with the National Ballet School of Canada before coming to BalletMet in 1998. Ms. Dromisky was Director of the Trainee Program and the Senior Performance Ensemble before being named Rehearsal Director in 2014. She will have been with BalletMet for 25 years before joining NABC in July.