Holly Kerr

Holly Kerr Holly Kerr is a University of North Carolina School of the Arts ballet graduate and holds a BA/MA. in Dance Education from SUNY Empire State College (in conjunction with DEL/92Y). She has choreographed dance works for Frank Sinatra School of the Arts and The Players Theatre. After a professional dance and theatrical career in the USA and internationally, she was a Teaching Artist and Teacher Trainer for the New York City Ballet Education Department for 11 years. Miss Kerr conducted master classes and choreography workshops based on the New York City Ballet repertory for NYC high school dance students at Lincoln Center and 25 performing arts magnet high schools and public and private high school dance programs. As Instructor Trainer for the New York City Ballet Workout, she trained national and international dance teachers for the New York City Ballet Workout. Miss Kerr was a Teaching Artist for the American Ballet Theater Education Department and Choreographer for ABT's Make a Ballet high school ballet program. She has served on the Faculties of Prestige Academy of Dance, Harkness Dance Center/92Y ,Broadway Dance Center, TSI/NYSC, and Denver Ballet Academy. Holly has lectured on ballet at Lincoln Center and the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs.



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September 14, 2016

The Suzanne Farrell Balletperformed astaging-in-processshowing of the second movement of the rarely seen George Balanchine ballet, Gounod Symphony, onSunday, September 11, 2016 at theNYU Skirball Center.Presented in collaboration with The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University, the revived work will premiere in full at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. October 21-23, 2016

BWW Review: New York Theatre Ballet Presents CHILDREN'S DANCE ON A SHOESTRING
May 20, 2016

One of New York City's cultural treasures, the New York Theatre Ballet, presented Children's Dance on a Shoestring on May 6th and May 7th, 2016, at New York Theatre Ballet's intimate E. 10th street studio inside St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. This was a delightful weekend of student dancers and their original choreography.

BWW Review: New York Pops and Carnegie Hall Present A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
December 30, 2015

On Sunday, December 20, at 3:00 PM in the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presented A Charlie Brown Christmas. This was a special holiday family concert that was a collaboration between five New York City arts organizations: The New York Pops, The Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute, New York Theatre Ballet, Essential Voices USA and TADA!Youth Theater. These cultural organizations offer wonderful arts outreach to children in the New York City schools, community organizations, hospitals and senior centers. New York City is blessed to have these dedicated and talented groups.

BWW REVIEW: THE KING AND I. Musical Theatre Heaven.
December 30, 2015

Musical Theater Heaven.The Lincoln Center Theater Review Spring 2015 Issue 65: The King and I states that 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I embodies theater's power to transform-both by drawing audiences into a time and place and by telling compelling stories that make us feel and think deeply about the world of the play and about our own world. A particular alchemy of creativity and vision is essential to achieving such a transformative act.'

BWW Review: New York Theatre Ballets' GOOSE!
March 12, 2015

New York Theatre Ballet's production of Goose! was one of the offerings of the company's Once Upon a Ballet 2014-2015 series. Goose! is another enchanting jewel in the crown of witty and wonderful ballets by Keith Michael. Goose! brings to life characters from the Mother Goose nursery rhymes. Jack and Jill, Little Bo Peep, Little Boy Blue, Little Miss Muffet, and other favorites kick up their heels in this delightful ballet.

BWW Review: The Mihailovsky Ballet in GISELLE
November 14, 2014

The Mikhailovsky Ballet is on its first United States tour and is now at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center through November 23. The Company features several of Russia's greatest dancers: Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev, formerly of the Bolshoi Ballet, and Leonid Sarafanov, formerly of the Mariinsky. It will surely conquer New York City and Los Angeles, and soon the rest of the world.

BWW Review: Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca at The Joyce
November 4, 2014

The passion of flamenco, the glory of ancient Greece, and duende! The latest program of Noche Flamenca embodies all in their current run through November 9 at the Joyce Theater. Noche Flamenca is Spain's most successful touring company and its greatest exponent of the art of flamenco in both performances and educational programs.

BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre
October 28, 2014

Our national ballet treasure, American Ballet Theatre, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The 2014-2015 season is abundant in new works, classical masterpieces, and signature American Ballet Theatre masterworks.

BWW Review: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at the Joyce
October 21, 2014

The internationally renowned Lar Lubovitch Dance Company returned to The Joyce Theater October 15-19, 2014. The program was entitled Ancient Tales, and the company presented two works based on ancient myths and folk stories from which fairy tales were formed.

BWW Review: CIA. Union Tanguera
October 1, 2014

The Argentine writer Leopold Marcecchal (1900-1970) wrote that 'tango has infinite possibilities.' These possibilities are explored and brought to an extremely successful and entertaining fruition in Nuit Blanche (Sleepless Night), presented by Cia.Unin Tanguera at the Joyce Theater, September 23rd-October 5th.

BWW Review: The Bolshoi Ballet's DON QUIXOTE
July 24, 2014

The brilliant, bold and beautiful Bolshoi Ballet presented its classic Don Quixote at the Koch Theatre on July 22, 2014 as part of the Lincoln Center Festival. This Don Quixote is so rich in detail and so full of spectacular dancing and wonderful acting that all other productions pale in comparison.

BWW Review: New York Theatre Ballet's ANTONY TUDOR CELEBRATION
May 19, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet presented, by arrangement with The Estate of Antony Tudor and The Antony Tudor Trust, an A. Tudor Celebration. The night was a treasure trove of ballets by the great English choreographer Antony Tudor: three of his masterpieces from the 1930s, originally staged in London and an unearthed gem from 1952.

BWW Review: Manhattan Youth Ballet
March 19, 2014

Manhattan Youth Ballet and Manhattan Movement & Arts Center presented their Annual Spring Workshop Performances March 7- 9 at the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, 248 West 60th Street. The Annual Spring Workshop Performances are the culmination of a rehearsal process that begins with a Winter Workshop Intensive each year.

BWW Review: New York Theatre Ballet's CINDERELLA
March 10, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet's Cinderella at Florence Gould Hall March 2, 2014, 3:30pmis another delightful flower in their garden of wonderful children's ballets.


January 30, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet's Production of Keith Michael's Alice-in-Wonderland Follies, A Ballet Vaudeville presented on January 26, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.is a fantastic production. This is a rave review because there is no more delightful or charming production to be found in New York City.

BWW Review: THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER is Delightful
December 13, 2013

Dances Patrelle, the official ballet company of Ballet Academy East, with its well-trained students and company members ranging in ages 5 to 65, guests stars Jenifer Ringer and Jared Angle (New York City Ballet) and Matthew Dribble (The Royal Ballet) and children from various New York City dance schools presented their 18th annual production of The Yorkville Nutcracker at the Kaye Playhouse, December 5-8. This enchanting holiday treat takes place in New York City locales such as the Crystal Palace at the New York Botanical Gardens, the Central Park skating pond and Gracie Mansion. The December 8th final performance was both a triumphant and sad one, as Ms. Ringer, the glorious Sugar Plum Fairy of this production for 17 years, danced her final performance. Ms. Ringer is also retiring from New York City Ballet this spring.