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Kim has studied with some of the finest teachers in the world,
including Gus Giordano, Frank
Hatchett, Joel Hall, Claire Battaille, and LOU CONTE DANCE STUDIO (Home
of the critically
acclaimed HUBBARD STREET
DANCERS), where she was on scholarship for two years. She
currently trains periodically at Lou Conte's and RIVER NORTH DANCE COMPANY workshops
3 times a year. She twice attended the JAZZ DANCE WORLD CONGRESS, hosted by NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY and GUS GIORDANO JAZZ DANCE. This event staffs
choreographers from EUROPE, AFRICA, JAPAN, CANADA and the USA to demonstrate various styles and techniques. As a Choreographer
and teacher, Kim has traveled all over the MIDWEST to set dances
including annually to WISCONSIN's highly regarded JEAN WOLFMEYER SCHOOL OF BALLET
where she has been staffed for 17 years.
Kim is also very active in the communitiy. See has worked with the COAL CITY and REED-CUSTER HIGH SCHOOL's for the past several years as choreographer for several musicals; including: Godspell, Pippen, Grease, Fiddler on The Roof, Once Upon a Mattress,
Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and The Beast, Singing in The Rain, and Crazy for You.
She volunteers her time and expertise to teach Dance and Dance Fitness classes at area grade and high schools during the Physical Education classes and has also assisted at BENET ACADEMY, LISLE teaching at The Summer Music Program.
As founder and Director of the ON BROADWAY DANCERS, Kim has introduced the Company to audiences overseas in the SOVIET UNION (1990), FRANCE and
SWITZERLAND (1995), AUSTRIA and GERMANY (1999), ITALY AUSTRIA, and SWITZERLAND (2003) and ITALY, AUSTRIA,
and GERMANY (2008).
The The ON BROADWAY DANCERS' outstanding reputation has landed them 1/2 time shows for the CHICAGO BULLS, ISU,
NORTHWESTERN, DEPAUL, LOYOLA, NORTHEN IIILINOIS UNIVERSITY,
and the CHICAGO ROCKERS. The dancers have appeared on BOZO's
CIRCUS, WLS-TV "7" CHICAGO SHOWCASE and have been featured on CHANNELS "2" and "7" NEWS.
They also have had a contract to perform at the TASTE OF CHICAGO for the past 12 years and previously 10 years at DEARBORN GARDEN WALK with the world famous JESSE WHITE TUMBLERS. In July of 2000, CHANNEL "7" NEWS and Harry Porterfield filmed
a special segment on the ON BROADWAY DANCERS for the "Someone You Should Know" portion of the news.
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