Kathy VanDereedt

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Kathy VanDereedt

Kathy VanDereedt is a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer working out of New York City. She has studied with some of New York’s top instructors and choreographers, with a focus on the study of human anatomy and how it translates to movement as the basis for her training. Kathy has performed professionally all over the world in a number of mediums, including concert dance, commercial, music videos, aerial silks, and musical theatre. Her most memorable credits include principal dancer in noesis:KinetiCs under the direction of Calen Kurka, dancing a full season and tour with BODYART under the direction of Leslie Scott, multiple performances with Bryn Cohn & Artists, and performing as Veronica in the production of Saturday Night Fever with RCCL. As an instructor Kathy has taught and choreographed internationally at various schools, studios, and colleges, including NYC's famous Broadway Dance Center, and Dance Masters of America. She is also on faculty with :pushing progress workshops and their NYC Contemporary Training Program, and was the ballet director for the Nourish Through Movement Tour, on which she also performed as a principal dancer. Kathy is also an adjudicator and master teacher for multiple top U.S. and Canadian dance competitions. Kathy enjoys bringing a fresh perspective to her classes, inviting students of all ages to explore, challenge and dig for a deeper understanding of everything they know about technique, movement, and performance. Learn more about Kathy at www.kathyvandereedt.com.

We will never, ever achieve ‘perfection.’ There is no ending point to reach in our artistic journey. We can continue to learn and grow for our entire lives, and that is the most inspiring and exciting thing that I know!
— Kathy VanDereedt

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I am passionate about learning, teaching, all forms of the arts, and FOOD! A former part-time food blogger, I enjoy spending my spare time in the kitchen trying out new healthy recipes. I also love dogs, fitness, and everything related to Harry Potter. I am currently on tour with the International touring company of Beauty and the Beast.