Kristy Nilsson

Resume

 

 

Educational Background                                                  (full Curriculum Vitae available upon request)

 

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education                                                                    1998 - 00

      Ballet, Modern Dance & Pas de Deux: Sharon Story, Robert Burnett, Roscoe Sales & Armando Luna

 

University of Oklahoma   Ballet Pedagogy (teaching) Major                                             1997 - 98

      Ballet, Modern Dance, Character, Choreography & Dance History: Denise Vale & Mary Margaret Holt

      College of Fine Arts Deanís List, Academic Deanís List; GPA 3.77

 

High School for the Performing & Visual Arts                                                                1993 - 97

      Ballet, Modern Dance, Choreography & Dance History: Mary Martha Lappe & LuAnne Carter

      Graduated with Arts and Academic Honors; Honor Roll all semesters; GPA 3.98

 

Houston Repertoire Ballet Company and Studio of Dance                                            1992 - 97

      Ballet, Pas de Deux & Jazz: Gilbert Rome, Victoria Vittum, Durine Alinova & Ginger Gondron

 

Teaching Experience                                                         (full curriculum vitae available upon request)

 

Atlanta Dance Institute / TSAD

Instructor

Ballet,  Modern, Pre-Ballet

2 - 18

2001 - present

En Pointe/Praise in Motion

Instructor

Ballet & Point; Modern Dance to Pre-Professional

14 - 28

2005 - present

Academy of Ballet

Instructor

Ballet/Pointe, Modern9 - 182005 - present
Performing Arts Center

Instructor

Ballet/Pointe, Modern9 - 182006 - present

Atlanta Professional Dance School / Wei Dongsheng

Instructor (Sub)

Ballet/Pointe5 - 182006 - present

GymTykes

Instructor

Gymnastics

2 - 5

2005 - present

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre

Principal Faculty

Ballet, Modern, Pre-Ballet

3 - 18

2003 - 2006

Masterpiece Conference

Guest Teacher & Judge

Modern, Jazz & Judging

8 - 18

2004, 2005

Praise in Motion

Guest Instructor

Choreography Workshops

11 - 35

2005

Georgia Ballet

Choreography Teacher

Choreography Workshops

13 - 17

2004

Praise in Motion

Guest Instructor

Modern Workshops

11 - 35

2004 - 2005

The Georgia Ballet

Instructor

Ballet, Pre-Ballet, Tap

4 - 8

2001 - 2004

St. Pius X Dance Company

Guest Instructor

Modern Workshop

14 - 18

2002

Charleston Ballet Theatre

Substitute Teacher

Ballet

8 - 15

2000 - 2001

Charleston Ballet Theatre

Rehearsal Director

Nutcracker and Recital

10 - 13

2000 - 2001

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance

Substitute Teacher

Ballet

8 - 13

1999 - 2000

 

Additionally: I have acted as Rehearsal Director or Assistant Rehearsal Director for more than fifty

pieces; tutored students ages 9 - 16 in Geometry, Algebra, Grammar and Word Processing; taught

childrenís art for 40 summer workshops; and, coached and choreographed for soloist dancers and

gymnasts to top state and national performance awards.

 

Choreographic Experience                                               (full curriculum vitae available upon request)

 

The Georgia Ballet - Professional Company

Jagannat

2006

Georgia Youth Ballet (performed at SERBA)

Amasea                                  

2006

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre (co-choreographer)

Nutcracker - Full Length 16 performances

2005

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre (with Joffrey Ensemble)

Sententia and Summertime      

2005

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre (Tennessee tour)

Take Five and Aftermath                

2005

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre

CounterPhobia and Luna Sobre Havana

2005

Georgia Youth Ballet (performed at SERBA)

Sublimation                                                   

2004

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre (Georgia tour)

Moonlight Sonata                            

2004

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre

Nutcracker - Full Length 16 performances

2004

Georgia Youth Ballet (performed at SERBA)

La Deseada                                                  

2003

The Georgia Ballet - Professional Company

The Nutcracker: Angels Scene

2002

Georgia Balletís Ensemble (2nd company)

Rodeo

2003

St. Pius X Dance Company

Caprice

2003

Georgia Balletís Ensemble (2nd company)

Silent Night

2002

St. Pius X Dance CompanyEsperanza and Heck Hath No Fury2002

The Georgia Ballet - Professional Company

The Nutcracker : Angels Scene

2002

The Atlanta Dance Company

Spring Concerts and Winter Performances

10 individual pieces

2002

Atlanta Balletís 2nd company: Centre Theatre

Summer Elegy

2001

Atlanta Balletís 2nd company: Centre Theatre

Water through my Fingers

2000

Atlanta Balletís 2nd company: Centre Theatre

Fall and Consumed

1999

Oklahoma Modern Dance Theatre

Concerto for Harpsichord

1998

Oklahoma Festival Ballet

Just for Fun

1997

HSPVA Concert Dancers

Swing!

1997

HSPVA Concert Dancers

Seven Stages and Shades of Gray

1996

 

Additionally, I have choreographed Solos for auditioning for Governorís Honors, University dance majors

and for auditions to professional companies. 

 

Performance Experience                                         (full Curriculum Vitae available upon request)

 

Charleston Ballet Theatre

Cinderella

Wicked Stepmother

Character

2001

Charleston Ballet Theatre

Seven Deadly Sins

Wrath

Modern Dance

2001

Charleston Ballet Theatre

Nutcracker Corps

Party Girl, Flowers

Classical Ballet

2000

Charleston Ballet Theatre

Nutcracker Character

Pushy Salesgirl,  Rat

Character

2000

Atlanta Ballet Centre Theatre

DS:1

Exclusive Soloist

Modern Dance

2000

Atlanta Ballet Centre Theatre

Paquita

Demi-Soloist

Classical Ballet

2000

Atlanta Ballet

Alice in Wonderland

Rose, Bat, Turtle

Ballet & Character

2000

Atlanta Ballet

Nutcracker: Demi-Soloist

Lamb & Grandmother

Classical Ballet

1998 - 99

Atlanta Ballet

Nutcracker:  Corps

Snow & Flowers

Contemp. Ballet

1998 - 99

Atlanta Ballet

La Bayadere

Corps (first dancer)

Classical Ballet

1999

Boston Ballet Workshop

Coppelia: Friends

Swanhilda

Classical Ballet

1998

Oklahoma Festival Ballet

Scenes de Ballet

Soloist, Partnering

Contemp. Ballet

1997

Houston Repertoire Ballet

Cinderella: Ballroom

Cinderella

Contemp. Ballet

1997

Houston Repertoire Ballet

Nutcracker

Dew Drop, Arabian

Classical Ballet

1996

HSPVA Concert Dancers

Wave: Trey McIntyre

Primary Soloist

Modern Dance

1996

 

Additional performance experience includes hundreds of performances in ballet, modern dance, jazz,

tap, musical theatre and character.

 

 

References Upon Request

 

Kristy Nilsson

Phone 404-261-4326