Gabriele Lukasik

Gabriele (Gabi) Lukasik

Photo by Francisco Estévez

Gabriele (Gabi) Lukasik began her dance training with Amy Earnest and Lance Hardin before joining Classic Dance Academy under the direction of Michelle Dolighan-Rodenbeck. There, she participated in numerous competitions including Youth America Grand Prix (Youth Grand Prix award), World Ballet Competition Finals (bronze medal), and Denver Ballet Guild (first place and Outstanding Young Artist award). Gabi also attended several summer intensives including American Ballet Theatre, HARID Conservatory, San Francisco Ballet School, and Royal Ballet School. She joined Colorado Ballet Academy in 2017 and trained as a pre-professional student for a year before being promoted to trainee and then to studio company. Gabi had the opportunity to perform as Odette in Swan Lake, Giselle in Giselle, and in other ballets including Don Quixote, Nutcracker, Serenade, and more. Gabi joined Boulder Ballet in 2021.