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Winter Intensive Information:


Winter Faculty


Kara Zimmerman started her professional career on a full ride scholarship with Pacific Northwest Ballet School’s Professional Division. She was later promoted to the company and stayed with PNB traveling and performing internationally for 8 years. Next, Zimmerman joined Joffrey Ballet Chicago as a soloist for 6 seasons. In 2015, Kara joined Victor Ullate Ballet Company in Madrid, Spain. Kara’s professional experiences have lead her to become a teacher at the Joffery Ballet School in Chicago.


Brian Enos has had a long career of 23 years dancing professionally with both Houston Ballet and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Now Brian dedicates his experiences to choreographing. Brian has created original works for numerous notable dance companies such as Royal New Zealand Ballet, Houston Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Ballet Met, Oklahoma City Ballet, and Nashville Ballet. He also is recognized as an accomplished teacher and dance educator.


Anna-Julia Ignatov is a certified yoga instructor dedicated to mind-body wellness. Anna will be leading power yoga classes for both days of the intensive.

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