Kara Weigel from Yukon, Oklahoma received classical training in the Vaganova Technique at Academy of Ballet and Theatre Arts under the instruction of Lisa Webb. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet Performance at The University of Oklahoma under the Dean of Fine Arts, Mary Margaret Holt, and Director of OU Dance, Michael Bearden. While at OU she had the opportunities to perform in George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, Merce Cunningham’s How To: Pass, Kick, Fall, Run, and other classical works such as Swan Lake. While at OU she also had the opportunity to perform original works by Michael Bearden and Boyko Dossev in the International Dance Encounter in Cancun, Mexico. After graduation in May 2020 Mrs. Weigel accepted a company position with Ballet North Texas.