Christine McMillan

Visiting Assistant Professor

BFA University of Utah

Room 206 MCD
B.S. Indiana University, MFA University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Christine McMillan began her 27 year career as a professional dancer in 1990 at Richmond Ballet where she originated roles in several contemporary ballets and principle roles included The Moor’s Pavane, Rodeo, Carmina Burana, and Nutcracker. In 1996 she moved to New York to pursue a wider range of dance experiences. There she performed with Ben Munisteri Dance Projects, Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, Trebien Pollard, Poppo & the GoGo Boys, and 19 years with The Metropolitan Opera. Performing in over 45 productions at the Met, Christine has worked with renowned choreographers and directors including Alexei Ratmansky, Christopher Wheeldon, Mark Morris, Benjamin Millipied, Doug Varone, Graciella Daniele, Mark Dendy, and Julie Taymor. With the Met Christine has appeared on PBS and in live international HD broadcasts. Recognized for her versatility in both ballet and modern dance, Christine was awarded a Bessie (New York Dance and Performance Award) in 2004. Her choreography has been presented at the Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn, Dancemakers, American College Dance Association, and the International Conference on Teaching Somatics-Based Dance. Christine received her B.S. in Ballet & Psychology from Indiana University, an MFA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is also a certified yoga teacher. Recent teaching includes New York University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and The Joffrey BalletSchool.

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