Ms. Kalina Bartlett
Ms. Kalina began performing with Ballet Wichita at age 10 and danced principal roles while in high school. She later returned to Ballet Wichita as guest artist for The Nutcracker, dancing the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wichita State University with a BFA in Performing Arts in Dance. During her time with Wichita Contemporary Dance Theatre, she toured to New York City and Italy, and earned soloist roles with choreographers Cheyla Clawson Chandler, Rachel Boyajian, Darrell Grand Moultrie and Shauna Martinez. After touring internationally, she performed professionally with Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) in St Louis. She currently resides in Chicago, training at Lou Conte Dance Studio, and will be teaching the love of dance to AAG students starting in September.
We are thrilled to have her as part of our team, and look forward to the amazing dancing in the upcoming year!