Chief Executive Officer and Resident Choreographer
Alan Hineline brings a rare blend of business acumen and artistic expertise to one of the nation’s leading schools of classical ballet. Hineline comes directly to CPYB after serving as artistic director and chief operating officer (COO) of Ballet Philippines in Manila, Philippines. He has outlined a strategy to expand CPYB’s image, while continuing to develop financial support of the organization’s programmatic initiatives.
Dedicated to represent CPYB and help establish partnerships with individuals and organizations, he has become an active participant in the region’s artistic and social communities. He is a sought-after choreographer and ballet master. During the last 13 years, he has created numerous ballets for this nationally and internationally recognized school and company. Additionally, his body of work can be seen in the repertories of American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, Pennsylvania Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and The Juilliard Dance Ensemble, among many others. His work has been performed at the New York International Ballet Competition, the Aoyama International Ballet Festival in Tokyo, and the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, MS.
As a teacher, Hineline has instructed every level of dancer, from beginner through professional. He has been a guest faculty member for, among others, Ballet Academy East and The Juilliard School. Along with these fine schools he has taught at the Jackson International Ballet competition, Aoyama Ballet Festival, and Jacob’s Pillow Summer Dance Festival.
Hineline’s career as a dancer has spanned a broad spectrum of traditions and styles. He trained primarily in Ohio with Dance Theatre Dayton and Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, and afterward with Milton Myers and David Howard. His company affiliations ranged from classical with Eglevsky Ballet and Nashville Ballet, to modern with Joyce Trisler Danscompany and Michael Mao Dance to post-modern with Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians.
Hineline sits on the national advisory board of Regional Dance America. He is the founder of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s choreographic initiative, ChoreoPlan. Among his many awards is the Choo-San Goh Award for Choreography from the Choo-San Goh and H. Robert Magee Foundation, as well as multiple National Choreography Awards from Regional Dance America.