Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet, Ballet
Christine Juarez has been on the Preparatory Dance Program faculty at Cornish College of the Arts since 1994 and directs summer dance programming for Cornish College. She is the Director of Dance for Vashon Allied Arts on Vashon Island and the Artistic Director of the Blue Heron Dance Company. Christine served on the dance faculty of Washington University in St. Louis, holds a M.S. from Indiana University in Modern dance and Physical Sciences and a B.S. in Ballet and Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Christine is a master artist in residence for the state of Washington and has been a presenter of early movement education for the Dance Educators Association of Washington. Christine started dance in Philadelphia as a young girl and was trained in the Vaganova syllabus of Ballet. She believes that dance should be accessible to all and that it can be taught in a positive engaging atmosphere. She has dedicated her life to bringing dance to as many people that she can.