Carolyn Noriko Feher began her training in Londonderry, NH. She studied the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus for twelve years, completing her Vocational Exams at eighteen. She performed soloist and corps de ballet roles with the New England Dance Ensemble, and twice earned a gold medal with distinction in the American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards. She attended The Yorkshire Ballet Seminar in England, Ballet Hawaii’s Summer Intensive, the American College Dance Festival in California, the Ballet and Dance Workshop Ostrava in the Czech Republic, and the National Dance Institute Teacher Training Program in New York City.
Since moving to Hawaii in 2005, Carolyn has enjoyed performing professionally with Hawaii Ballet Theatre, the Onium Ballet Project, Divino Ritmo Dance, and Hawaii Opera Theatre. She taught at Punahou Dance School, Honolulu Classical Ballet, Hawaii Academy, The Dance Space, and The Movement Center before opening Kailua Dance Academy in 2017.
Carolyn graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010 with a BFA in Dance Theatre and a BBA in Marketing. She is a member of the Royal Academy of Dance, and is a National Dance Institute certified teacher.