Hermione is a native Minnesotan currently studying Political Science at Iowa State University. With a heavy background in classical ballet technique, Hermione has been dancing for almost 14 years, half of which were spent at the Minnesota Ballet School. There, she performed and led in various ballets, including Giselle, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Niad and the Fishermen, and Don Quixote. Outside of being a student, Hermione has taught select ballet classes at local Minnesota studios, and currently coaches recreational gymnastics and ballet at the City of Ames. With a love for reading, learning, and dancing, Hermione has a profound passion for teaching young dancers and inspiring them as she was once inspired herself.