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Madeleine Rhode

Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI Madeleine Rhode started her

ballet training at the age of five with the Milwaukee Ballet School

& Academy, under Rolando Yanes. She continued her training at

summer intensives on scholarship at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet

School, and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet. Rhode has taught at

various ballet school’s throughout her young professional ballet

career. From 2018-19, while in her hometown she taught at the

Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy in the evenings while

dancing with the Milwaukee Ballet Company as a second

company member, during the day. There, she taught ballet

technique classes to young students and occasionally taught the

advanced level ballet classes and rehearsals. After joining Ballet

Quad Cities as a professional ballet dancer in 2019, she was immediately hired to teach

Creative Movement and Adult Open Division classes at Ballet Quad Cities School of Dance

(BQCSD). Since then, she’s taught every level in between for BQCSD. Rhode also was given

the opportunity to teach Pilates and Ballet Repertoire to the advanced students. This is her

second season teaching at BQCSD.