Courtney Dressner Walker began dancing at age ten in her hometown of Macon, Georgia. She graduated from Dance Arts Studio under Director Jean Weaver and attended Belhaven University, where she received her BFA in Ballet. Courtney also attended summer training programs with Boston Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theatre, and the Joffrey Ballet School in New York, among others. As a professional, Courtney spent two seasons dancing with Ballet San Antonio in Texas before moving to Seattle to perform with Katy Hagelin Dance Project, Redd Legg Dance Company, and The Cabiri aerial dance troupe. In addition, she appeared in a number of productions with Ballet Bellevue, including dancing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker and Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. In 2012, Courtney joined the Montgomery Ballet under Director Darren C. McIntyre. While there, she danced the roles of Phrygia in Spartacus Pas de Deux, Odette in Act II of Swan Lake, and the title role in Giselle, among others. Courtney joined the Georgia Ballet in 2014, where she has performed many featured roles including Lise in La Fille Mal Gardée, the title role in Carmen, and the Mazurka girl in Les Sylphides. Courtney would like to thank her husband and family for their love and support.