Ballet Faculty Bio | Kathryn Sullivan | Steps on Broadway
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Kathryn Sullivan

Kathryn Sullivan performed with the Boston Ballet, Les Grands Ballet Canadians, Connecticut Ballet, and Les Ballet de Nancy in repertory from classical ballet to contemporary dance.

She has taught at Broadway Dance Center, Ballet Hispanico, La Guardia High School of Performing Arts, and has done master classes and judging for Professional Dance Teachers Association and Dance Masters of America.

Her choreography has been presented at Joyce Soho, Cunningham Studio, New Choreographers on Pointe, and commissioned by Barnard College. She was a co-director and choreographer for InnerLandscapes Dance Theater for seven seasons. Kathryn has collaborated with Steps pianists on ballet class CDs, has written for dance publications, and directed educational dance DVDs for Insight Media.

Kathryn also teaches ballet and pointe at Peridance, and had been an adjunct professor of ballet for 20 years at Barnard College at Columbia University.

She is the creator of the Ballet Glider, and she integrates this teaching tool into her classes for weight changes and barre stretches.

Class Description
Kathryn has a contemporary approach when teaching the principles of Ballet, making them applicable and accessible to all dance styles. Her classes focus on strengthening body placement and alignment as well as weight transfer, musicality, and how to maximize flexibility and rotation. Various choreographic elements are incorporated in class that challenge the dancers, and allows them to explore personal expression.

Always a lively, inspiring, and motivating atmosphere!