Damien Highfield (Guest Choreographer) danced and trained at BalletMet from 1979-1993. He also performed with and was a founding member of JazzMet. Damien earned a BFA in Dance from Butler University with the Emma C. and Elizabeth Ronecker Scholarship and received the Outstanding Performance Award for Butler Ballet. He then danced with Atlanta Ballet and Ohio Ballet. Damien teaches and choreographs throughout Northeast Ohio. He is currently one of five company members of GroundWorks Dance Theater in Cleveland.