Christina Neil


Christina began her dance training in Jefferson City, Missouri under the direction of Karen Boyer. She attended summer dance intensives at Kansas City Ballet School, Peoria Ballet, The Jillana School, and Ballet West among others. She then received a BFA in Ballet from the University of Utah with emphases on Teaching, Performing and Character Dance with a Mathematics minor. She continued on to earn a MFA in Ballet, also from the University of Utah, with emphases on Teaching and Scholarly Research. While at the University of Utah, she studied under many great teachers including: Conrad Ludlow, Sharee Lane, Maureen Laird, Carol Iwasaki and Attila Ficzere. She also performed extensively throughout Utah and internataionally with the Character Dance Ensemble. She then went on to perform with Eidolon Ballet in New York City. While in NY, she also had the opportunity to perform with many emerging choreographers as a freelance artist. Christina has taught ballet throughout her performing career, most notably at Ballet Academy East in New York City and the University of Utah’s Tanner Dance. She also attended the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s Teacher Workshop to further her education. She is currently an adjunct professor at the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri – Kansas City and happy to be a part of the Kansas City Ballet School.

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