Chelsea Segrete (Nasby), Owner and Artistic Director

Chelsea Segrete began her early dance training in West Palm Beach, Florida. She attended Jon Mullen’s Performing Arts Center, continued her training at BAK School of the Arts and later graduated from AW Dreyfoos Junior School of the Arts located in West Palm Beach.

Segrete went on to earn her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a duel major of Management and Marketing from Florida Atlantic University in 2009. Shortly after graduation, Segrete purchased Susan Lyle Studios from Miss Susan Lyle and currently owns and directs the school, now called Ballet East.

Segrete has been honored to choreograph works for students throughout the nation, direct full-length children’s ballets, and coach students for International Competitions such as Youth America Grand Prix and American Dance Competition.

In 2014, Segrete became the rehearsal director for the West Palm Beach children's roles in Miami City Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker TM. Since then, Segrete has redirected her focus into her own students producing an original production of the Nutcracker Kingdom of the Sweets.

Segrete has been recognized nationally for many outstanding achievements. Recent achievements include 2014, 2015, 2016 ADC-IBC Outstanding Choreographer, 2016 UBC Outstanding Choreographer, 2015 YAGP Outstanding Choreographer, 2014 and 2015-work selection to perform at the Youth America Grand Prix Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala.

Segrete is a member of The International Association for Dance Medicine and Science.