Sandra Emile established the Cache Valley Civic Ballet in 1982. Graduating from the North Carolina School of the Arts, she apprenticed with the American Ballet Theatre before coming to Logan. She has directed the ongoing production of The Nutcracker and many other full length story ballets. She recently choreographed the original ballet Dracula.
Sandy also began the Cache Valley School of Ballet in 1986, where she could fulfill her love of teaching. She is accredited in the Cecchetti and Vaganova methods, and in the Paris Opera Ballet Syllabus. Her students have been accepted at many university dance programs and professional companies (e.g. Ballet West, Atlanta Ballet, Pacific Northwest, San Francisco Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet).