Deborah Wingert is currently Head Faculty at Manhattan Youth Ballet, as well as on faculty at Juilliard. She teaches company class for New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and Dance Theater of Harlem, as well as other companies. As a former dancer with New York City Ballet for 13 years, she is now one of a small group of artists selected by The George Balanchine Trust to set his choreography, and has traveled throughout the United States and Europe setting and staging the Balanchine repertoire. Wingert has staged The Four Temperaments, La Source, Serenade, and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux to name a few. In addition she has been a guest teacher for Harvard University, Princeton University, Indiana University, NCSA, UCSB, Interlochen, and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet- her nationally acclaimed alma mater.