Associate Professor of Dance
Ronald Tice’s professional career has spanned four decades as a soloist in Europe and North America. Starting in theatre and dance at age ten, he studied on full scholarship with The Minnesota Dance Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, and Royal Winnipeg Ballet. His teachers include Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jurgen Schneider, Woytak Lowski, Anatole Vilzak, David Moroni, Maggie Black, Georgina Parkinson, Hilary Cartwright, Magali Messac, and Patricia Neary. His professional career includes The Zurich Opera-Ballet, The Grand Theatre of Geneva, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The North Carolina Dance Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and international guesting. He is a master teacher in ballet and has taught for NCDT, ABT, Minnesota Ballet, Western Ballet, Cornish College of the Arts, Spectrum Dance Theatre, Ballet Arts Minnesota, University of Washington, The Royal Academy of Dancing, and others. Mr. Tice’s appointment prior to UMKC was that of master ballet teacher at the Minnesota Dance Theatre.