Alumni: 1990-99


Catherine Earp
Catherine is certified as a Pilates Instructor and Health Fitness Instructor through Pilates Inc. and the American College of Sports Medicine, respectively. Her clients include dancers, other professional athletes, business executives and stay-at-home moms. She has given classes for Virginia Ballet Theater, Norfolk Academy dance teams and the United States Navy. In addition to teaching Pilates, she also performs regularly with a local choreographer, former Alvin Ailey soloist, Elbert Watson. (Update: September, 2003)

Megan Henningsen
I’m in my 5th year of teaching, working at the Tacoma School of the Arts with an amazing community of staff and students. The most recent news is that my husband Olav and I are expecting a baby boy in late May. I still travel, dance, and practice yoga as much as possible. (Update: March, 2009)

Gabriel John Holloway
Although an injury coupled with financial obligations has taken me from dancing at the current moment, I’m still enjoying the wonderful city of New York. I’m an Executive for Target and I’m looking forward to getting married this summer in Brooklyn to my complete polar opposite. (Update: April, 2009)

Kayleen Langner Jensen
I am currently teaching 1st grade at Birchview Elementary in Wayzata, MN. I just finished my MA in Education in June 2007. I am continuing to dance with adult performers at the DanceXchange in Eden Prairie and enjoying dance events around the cities! (Update: October, 2007)


Maria Breza
I am currently living in New York. I study dance with many amazing artists and audition and audition. Recently I had the opportunity to teach modern dance as guest artists at Winona State University. I also choreographed a piece for their student dance company which will premiere at their concert in early February.

Andrea Conger
Andrea is currently a visiting assistant professor in the dance department at St. Olaf. She received her Ph.D. in Social-Cultural Anthropology from Indiana University in 2015, and her MA in Ethnochoreology from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick in Ireland in 2009. Prior to graduate school, Andrea had a performing career in traditional and modern folk forms dancing and choreographing in the U.S. and Hungary. Her current research focuses on embodied attention and sensory perception as cultural phenomena. (Update: October, 2016)

Robyn (Kramer) Clifton
Currently, I am a full-time Bilingual (Spanish) Kindergarten teacher so we dance daily while learning the alphabet and numbers! I teach a Zumba kids class at my gym where I also take classes for fun and fitness. I also have fun dancing in the living room for fun with my daughter and husband. (Update: May, 2016)


Kristin Peterson Iovino
Since graduation in 1996, I taught ballet and modern dance for Southold Dance Theater and Conservatory of Dance where i was also Associate Director. I did Freelance Choreography for companies including St. Marys College. I was also a company member of Southold Dance Theater performing in public schools as well as the surrounding community. In August 2000 I married and moved to Bloomington IN, graduated nursing school and currently work in Bloomington Hospital as an orthopedic nurse. I take class on occasion and continue to teach when able. (Update: December, 2003)


Amy Slater
After living, working, and dancing in Minneapolis for 8 years, I decided to go back to school. I finished my MFA in dance performance and choreography at the University of Colorado at Boulder in May 2006. A couple of weeks after graduation I performed a solo piece titled “Exposed Layers” at the National ACDF at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. I’m in my first year teaching dance at El Paso Community College (El Paso, Texas). I’m the first full-time tenure track dance instructor at this community college, so I’m building a program from the ground up.! (Update: April, 2007)


Tamara Kangas Erickson
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Co-Owner and Vice President, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Resident Choreographer, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Married to Peter Erickson. Mother to Chloe and Alexa, ages 7 and 4 (Octobere, 2007)

Stephen Teng Lethao
I am currently working as system administrator for a medical supply company in Florida. Prior to relocating to Orlando, I was with the Ethnic Dance Theatre for 1 year. Other than EDT, I have not had any chance to do any more dancing. I am getting married in fall of 2000.


Caron Starobin
Caron (Cacciatore) Starobin is a clinical social worker and clinical supervisor at the Jewish Social Service Agency in Rockville, MD and has worked for JSSA for 15 years. She provides individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy for children, adolescents, adults, and their families. Ms. Starobin has particular interest and expertise in treating children and adolescents on the autism spectrum and their families. She also has expertise in facilitating social skills groups for children in the Spectrum. In addition, Caron Starobin has a particular interest and passion for addressing the social context of emotional challenges and applying knowledge and understanding of family systems to repair relationships. Caron received her MSW at the University of Maryland in 2000 and participated in the Post Graduate program at the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family in Washington, D.C. In 2013-2014. Although there is no mention of dance here, Caron continues to move passionately through life and uses her knowledge and value of the body-mind connection in her work every day. (Update: October, 2016)

Kara Wagner Sherer
I am a priest in the Episcopal Church and rector of a small parish in Chicago. I first came to Chicago when I performed with the dance company at a Lutheran church in Evanston. I remember taking the train to visit the Art Institute. Now I take ballet at a local studio, our whole family danced in the Nutcracker with the Hyde Park School of Ballet, and I always tout the good liturgical dance I learned at St. Olaf! (Update: September, 2009)