Tina LeBlanc trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and went on to dance with Joffrey II and The Joffrey Ballet before joining San Francisco Ballet as a principal dancer in 1992. Her repertory included leading roles in Helgi Tomasson’s Giselle, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Romeo & Juliet, Nutcracker, and in Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote. Ms. LeBlanc created roles in works by Tomasson, David Bintley, Mark Morris, and Christopher Weeldon and performed in works by George Balanchine, William Forsythe, and Jerome Robbins, among others. Her honors include two Isadora Duncan Dance Awards and the Princess Grace Statuette Award. In 2009, Ms. LeBlanc retired from SF Ballet and joined the faculty of the SF Ballet School.