Christina Simkovich

Ballet, Contemporary, and Modern

Christina began her professional training at age 8 with Ballet Master; Leonid Lubarsky from the Kirov Ballet. She spent many years with him as well as Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts High School (CAPA),The Academy for Arts Science and Technology in Myrtle Beach and various Summer Intensives such as Chautauqua Ballet and Parsons Dance. Christina has danced with North Atlanta Dance Theatre for multiple seasons, performing soloist roles in ballets such as Giselle, Synergy, and Pirates of the Phantom Waves. She has also worked with Pittsburgh Musical Theatre, Ballethnic, Dance Canvas and City Gate Contemporary Ballet. She choreographed and performed pieces in Sandy Springs Arts Festival, Pittsburgh's Light Up Night, Continuum Dance Company, and North Atlanta Dance Theatre's Contemporary shows. Christina has also worked with SCC Presents on multiple events as a dancer, choreographer, and performance artist. She has instructed for North Atlanta Dance Academy, Perimeter Ballet and British Academy of the Performing Arts. She recently moved to Austin and is excited to continue her dance career in Texas.

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"I'm really proud of all she's done at DI.  It's really helped her become a more confident and skilled dancer.  I was really amazed by all the kids at the show.  All their hard work really showed.  You all do amazing things with the kids and it's really appreciated." - Sue B.

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Tuesday 1:00-6:00

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