A former American Ballet Theatre soloist and New York City Ballet principal, Charles Askegard co-founded Ballet Next with former ABT principal Michele Wiles upon his retirement in 2011. He has been a guest faculty member at the School of American Ballet and has taught company class for NYCB and Armitage Gone! Dance. Askegard joined Ballet Academy East's faculty full-time in fall 2012. Click here for the full Technique article.