Katherine Krieser,  Ballet Instructor
Katherine began her ballet training in 1988 at Minnetonka Dance Theatre and School and was a member of its Youth Ballet Company. In 2000, she was invited to be a part of the Mid-States Regional Dance America (RDA) Honors Company. The Honors Company rehearsed at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and performed at the International Ballet Competition in 2001 in Jackson, MS. In 2002 her choreography was chosen to be performed in Chicago, IL in the emerging choreographer’s show at the RDA Festival. Katherine attended training programs with American Ballet Theatre in Orange County, CA and New York City, NY where she worked with prestigious faculty including David Howard and Rebecca Wright. In 2005 Katherine attended the Washington School of Ballet in Washington, D.C. on full scholarship and performed George Balanchine’s Serenade and Septime Webre’s Nutcracker with the Washington Ballet Company. Since 2004 she has danced professionally with multiple professional ballet companies in the Twin Cities, choreographing and co-producing several shows, and has been teaching ballet and choreographing on students since 2006. In addition, Katherine holds a B.S. in Genetics and Biochemistry and a M.S. in Molecular Biosciences from the University of Minnesota and has a career in Clinical Laboratory Products.