Ms. Ardalan performed with the Paris Opera Ballet, where she danced throughout Europe and the United States. She taught at the Conservetoire de Region de Paris and later became Stage Manager and assistant choreographer for the Ballet de Monte Carlo (under the Presidency of Princess Caroline of Monaco).

In 1991, Roland Petit asked her to join the Ballet National Marseille as his Artistic Assistant and Stage Manager. During her career in Europe, she has worked personally with Rudolf Nureyev, Marcia Haydee, Sylvie Guillem, Alessandra Ferri, William Forsythe and many others. 

She served as the long-time Ballet Mistress for the San Diego Ballet, and now lives in Jackson, WY, where she continues to teach ballet classes.