Ballet Child and Youth Dance Faculty Bio | Gretchen Gunther | Steps on Broadway


Gretchen Gunther
Dance Training: The Joffrey School, Melissa Hayden School, Steps on Broadway

Performance/Company Affiliations: North Atlantic Ballet, Dance 2000/Felice Lesser Dance Company, Zawacki Dance Company, Ilya Gaft Dance Theater, New Jersey Ballet, Gettysburg Ballet, Staten island Ballet, Classics Dance Theater

Choreographic Experience: Ms. Gunther has choreographed extensively for student showcases including Steps Youth Programs

Teaching Experience: Zawacki Dance Center; School of the Staten Island Ballet; Ilya Gaft Dance Theater Company Class; Classics Dance Theater Company Class; Martha Meredith School of Dance; Alvin Ailey American Dance Center; Steps Youth Programs;John White's Vaganova Teacher's Seminar; Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet, 2012 Bolshoi Teachers Certification Program, Elementary Levels, New York, 2018

Class Description: Ms. Gunther's classes at Steps Youth Programs are Vaganova based, building good habits, strength through repetition, coordination of the arms and head, with an emphasis on clean line and musicality.