Ms. Butkovich began her training with Rose Marie Floyd at age 4 and studied with her for 14 years. She continued her study of dance in England and New York City with renowned teachers from the Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and the Royal Ballet School. As a student she was awarded numerous scholarships for demonstrating outstanding talent and was invited by Kirsten Rolov and Fredbjorn Bjornsson to attend the Royal Danish Ballet School. She has performed many principal roles and danced with the Boston Ballet and the Contemporary Civic Ballet Company. Theresa holds the Maestro Cecchetti Diploma, the highest teaching certificate in the Cecchetti Method and is on the Board of Examiners. She is currently the Director of the Rose Marie Floyd Studio of Dance/TMB Ballet and the Artistic Director of the Contemporary Civic Ballet Company.