Paul Bruschi 

         Paul began studying ballet at the age of 14 with the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre while attending high school. He was accepted on full scholarship at age 16 in the pre-professional program with the Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education and trained there for 2 years. He was accepted on full scholarship in 1997 to Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, graduating in 2001 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Dance. Paul has studied ballet with Robert Barnett, Carol Szkutek, Gina & Janzus Mazon, Cynthia Harvey, Jennifer Byokawski, Ron Tassone, Martha Goodman, Susan Stowe and Stanisav Issaev. While in college, Paul performed in many ballet productions including The Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. Paul currently performs as a guest artist yearly with Atlanta Dance Theatre and Northeast Atlanta Ballet Ensemble. He has also been a guest artist with Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, North Atlanta Ballet Theatre, and Ballet of Middle Georgia. Paul was a professional company member with The Georgia Ballet from 2004-2007 and danced many classical roles as well as original works with resident choreographer Jansuz Mason. He also teaches ballet, jazz, lyrical and ballroom dance throughout Metro Atlanta. This will be Paul' 5th season working with Showbiz Kids & Dance Company and looks forward to the start of the season this fall.