Carolyn Eaton spent 18 years studying and teaching the British Ballet Organization syllabus of classical ballet in her native Australia. In 1972 she received additional training at Covent Garden, London. After coming to the United States in 1981 she undertook an intensive study of the Russian Vaganova technique at the Hartford Ballet School. She implemented the Vaganova system into the Children’s Program at The Ballet Center in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she became the co-owner/director.
Ms. Eaton joined the Boston Ballet Center for Dance Education in 1993 where she was the Principal of the MetroWest studios for almost 10 years. When she arrived in New York in 2003 she joined the faculty at The Ailey School and in 2012 joined the faculty at Marymount Manhattan College.