Jean Michelle Sayeg

Ballet Instructor
Ballet Instructor

Sayeg was a principal dancer with State Street Ballet and Smuin Ballet, dancing title roles of Carmen, Medea, Petit Mort and originated Trey McIntyre’s Oh Inverted World!.

Jean Michelle Sayeg began performing on Star Search, international commercials, and film from age nine. She trained at Le Studio and San Francisco Ballet. Sayeg became a principal dancer with State Street Ballet and Smuin Ballet, dancing title roles of Carmen, Medea, Petit Mort and originated Trey McIntyre’s Oh Inverted World!.

Broadway’s National Tours include Cats (Victoria), and Camelot (Lady Sybil). She has been featured in aerial silk ballets, and productions at Lincoln Center, Hollywood Bowl, and LA Opera.

Choreography includes And As the World Goes Round (Interplayer’s Theatre), Picnic (Anteus Theatre Company), Dancing Lessons (Ensemble Theatre Company) and original works in South Africa (CAPA) and the townships in Philippi and Gugulethu.

Sayeg is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of California and Pilates certified (BASI). Awards include the Music Center Spotlight Award, Lester Horton Award, Palm Desert Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival, and winner of the Jerry Herman Award for Best Choreography for Thoroughly Modern Millie. She enjoys teaching various styles to all ages and levels of dance. Sayeg is a proud member of Actors Equity, SAG-AFTRA, and AGMA.