About Coco

Coco Quillen


Coco Souvall Quillen began studying dance at the age of 6. She studied ballet, tap, jazz and modern at The Ballet School under Jan Fugit and Carol Ann Clark. At age 15, Coco was accepted into the University of Utah Ballet Department as a Concurrent Student and started to studying at The Ballet West Conservatory. When she was 17, she was accepted in The Houston Ballet Academy Level 8 program and moved to Houston with her two sisters. Coco loved performing with The Houston Ballet and teaching for the Houston Ballet Academy. Coco’s professional ballet career would ultimately lead her to The National Ballet in Washington D.C. It was with the National Ballet were Coco retired. Coco has since moved back to Salt Lake City, and is a graduate of the University of Utah. She is now married with three beautiful sons. She is so excited to pursue teaching again, as ballet is one of her true passions!

Education and Professional Experience:
  • Houston Ballet
  • The National Ballet
Career Highlight:
  • Performing George Balanchine’s Serenade at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
Years of Teaching: 5