Phoenicia Pettyjohn (she/her) has been a dance teaching artist with the SF Ballet DISC program since 2014. With DISC, she has taught throughout SFUSD schools and in partnership with many community organizations including the Boys and Girls Club, the Bay Area Women’s and Children’s Center, the Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center, The Sf Opera and adult ballet for dancers with Parkinson’s.
She has studied extensively with Luna Dance Institute focusing on creative based dance education. A long time San Francisco dance artist, she has appeared in the work of Maguy Marin, David Dorfman, Neta Pulvermacher, Susen Rethhorst, Sara Shelton Mann, Christy Funsch and Catherine Galasso among others. She received an Izzy award in 2018 for her work in Catherine Galasso’s “Alone Together”. She is from Los Angeles and is a graduate of the Los Angeles County H.S. for the Arts.