Registration/Waiver of Liability Form must be completed before class.
This class is in conjunction with:
The Ballet Spectrum: Classical to Contemporary
The Zohar Performance Series and this class are made possible with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Kristine Elliott received her formative ballet training from Richard Gibson. Her professional career began with the Stuttgart Ballet where she danced leading roles in ballets by artistic director and choreographer John Cranko and toured extensively to Japan, Israel, Europe, and Scandinavia, as well as to Russia and in the United States. After five years with the Stuttgart Ballet, Kristine joined American Ballet Theatre as a soloist and worked closely with director Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Following her performing career, Kristine now teaches and coaches ballet nationally and internationally. She works with American Ballet Theatre as a guest teacher for the company and for summer intensive programs. Kristine has been associated with Zohar since 1990. In the academic world, Kristine Elliott taught at Stanford University (Dance Division, Department of Drama) for 18 years. With accompanist David Stein, she directed and co-produced four compact disc recordings of music for ballet class. Currently she serves on the LEAP program faculty at Saint Mary’s College of California.
In 2004 Kristine founded the Gugulethu Project, an organization dedicated to teaching ballet to the disadvantaged children in South Africa.