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Melissa Barak in rehearsalChoreographer Melissa Barak, who launched her dance career with New York City Ballet and then Los Angeles Ballet, fittingly draws much of her inspiration from her dancers. While still performing, she became the youngest choreographer to create a work for NYCB. But in 2013, she launched her own company, Barak Ballet, in L.A.

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BalletMet Nutty Nutcracker

 Lewis in The Nutcracker. Photo by Jennifer Zmuda, Courtesy BalletMet.

Strathmeyer rehearsing Winter. (Photo by Amanda Tipton, Courtesy Wonderbound)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Mayeux in the studio. Photo by Ani Collier, Courtesy Sin Gogolak.