Susan Sorota began her professional ballet training at The New York School of Ballet with Richard Thomas. She earned a B.F.A. in Dance from SUNY Purchase, and has also studied dance at The Schools of Cleveland, Houston, and San Francisco Ballet and at STEPS on Broadway. Ms. Sorota has performed with the Dance Corps at Purchase, Ballet Binghamton, Eglevsky Ballet, Dance Inc. Repertory Company, and Felice Lesser Dance Theater.
After making the decision to pursue a different career field, she continued to perform in local productions of original choreography, including Cinderella and the Nutcracker. Ms. Sorota first started teaching ballet while still in high school.
She began teaching children in the Bergen County area in 2007 and currently teaches all levels of ballet, from the very young ones up through and including Adults. In September 2021, Ms. Sorota became an ABT Certified Teacher for ABT's National Training Curriculum in Levels Pre-Primary to Level 3. In addition, she has completed the Leap ‘N Learn Early Childhood Dance Program, as well as the Karma Kids Children’s Yoga Teacher Training Program. Ms. Sorota lives in Glen Rock and has three children. Proudly, her two daughters both studied ballet until graduation from high school, and her eldest daughter has gone on to dance professionally with The Washington Ballet.