Jacqueline Dugan was born and raised in San Carlos, CA. She started her training at age 6 with the Academy of American Dance where she studied classical ballet, pilates, modern, tap, and jazz. On her high school dance team, she performed hip-hop, ballet, modern, tap, and jazz pieces. She has also attended summer intensives with Ballet 5:8, Ballet West, Tulsa Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Regional Dance America selected her for Outstanding Soloist in 2022 and 2023. She loves working with students and has taught beginning tap and jazz classes, creative movement classes, Preparatory 2, and Level 1. She is excited to join Tulsa Ballet this year as both a trainee and a teacher!