Jocelyn Poppit English Teacher at St. Joseph High
school in St. Louis originally from California.
Jocelyn danced at Carousel Dance Studio in West Hills,
CA from 1992-2001 under the direction of Karen Willis
and the wonderful Carousel teachers. She was with
the studio as its annual performance grew and moved
from a high school auditorium to the Fred Kavli
Performing Arts Center in Thousand Oaks. In 2000
she danced with Carousel Dance Company and the
Dance Center in "Dance is Life" at the Wiltern Theatre
in Los Angeles.
Jocelyn went on to graduate from the University of
Notre Dame in 2005 and again in 2007 with a Masters
degree in Education through ND's Alliance for Catholic
Education (ACE) Program. After a couple of years
without so much as a barre to plié at, she took classes
at Caston Ballet and was then asked to join Caston
Chamber Ballet. Jocelyn spent three years with the
Performances include: Evil Queen Snow White, Pointe
Tango, Hands and Feet Spring Concert Queen of
MardiGras Flowers, Waltz Soloist and Corps Les
Sylphides, Smokey Robinson Trio Soloist Hearts &
Flowers Spanish Snow Soloist, Soldier Doll, Flower,
Lead Marzipan, Parent Nutcracker.