After graduating with a gold medal from the National Conservatory in France, Nadege Hottier studied at Rosella Hightower in Cannes and Maurice Bejart in Brussels. When she was seventeen she met Valeri Panov and Galina Panova in Luzern, Switzerland, where she was working with Ben Van Cauwenberg. They invited her to Oper Bonn in Germany. After leaving Bonn she remained in Germany to dance at Oper Leipzig with Uwe Scholz and the Deutsche Oper Berlin under Richard Cragun and Sylviane Bayard. Ms. Hottier ‘ s repertoire includes all styles from classical to contemporary, having danced John Cranko, Balanchine, Macmillan, Forsythe, John Butler, Peter Schaufuss and Youri Vamos to name a few.