Antonia “Toni” Shindler-Ruberg started her formal ballet training at age six with Pacific Ballet Academy, where she is currently a Senior Studio Company Member. She has over four years of assistant and independent teaching experience, ranging from Levels I-VII. Since 2014, Toni attended various summer courses including Royal Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet School, Joffrey Ballet, and the School of American Ballet. She has performed many lead roles with Pacific Ballet including Sugarplum Fairy, Snow Queen, Dewdrop Fairy, and La Bayadère Grand Pas. In 2018, Toni placed in the top three of Youth America Grand Prix’s senior women contemporary finalists. She has participated in Zohar Dance Company’s Performance Series two years in a row, performing original choreography by Ali McKeon and Vinnie Jones. Toni is excited to continue dancing and teaching for Pacific Ballet Academy.