Santa Monica, California
Wendy (Cooke) Donnelly studied with Yvonne Mounsey and Rosemary Valaire. She danced in Westside Ballet productions in the 1980s. Her roles included Doll in The Nutcracker (1980).
Wendy danced professionally for Southwest Ballet in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She later performed in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, and went on to work in film and television.
Wendy is still connected to Westside Ballet as owner of Westside Body Works, which is located at the studio. She is a certified Stott Pilates trainer. For Pilates class information, click here.
Performance photo by Steve Mason