Alumni: 1990-99

1999

Catherine Earp
E-Mail: CDEarp@aol.com
Catherine is certified as a Pilates Instructor and Health Fitness Instructor through Pilates Inc. and the American College of Sports Medicine, respectively. She is currently a pilates instructor, and is living in Hannonfield, New Jersey. (Update: April, 2019)

Megan Henningsen
E-Mail: megankendra@gmail.com
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
E-Mail: glovin33@yahoo.com
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
E-Mail: kayleenjensen@hotmail.com
Kayleen is currently living in Loretto, Minnesota and working as a first grade teacher for Wayzata Public Schools. (Update: April, 2019)

1998

Maria Breza
E-Mail: mbreza@earthlink.net
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
E-Mail: andreacconger@gmail.com
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
E-Mail: rockyn_robyn73@hotmail.com
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)

1996

Kristin Peterson Iovino
E-Mail: kepeterson21@hotmail.com
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)

Erin Brown
E-Mail: erinrbrown9@gmail.com
Erin is currently living in New Hope, Minnesota and is in her 7th year as a high school dance teacher. She is currently teaching dance at Southwest High school in Minneapolis. (Update: April, 2019)

Andrea Brock
After I graduated from St Olaf, I moved to Philadelphia where I got my MFA in Dance Choreography and Performance from temple University.  I then performed with a number of solo artists in Philadelphia and New York, at the same time performing and choreographing main stage musical theater in Philadelphia.
I then worked for and educational outreach program in Philadelphia public schools and got hooked on education.  I am currently the Director of Operations for a K-8 school, while doing consulting in the tri-state area.  My consulting deals with climate and culture in urban education and is based in trauma informed and restorative practices (arts being a huge part of that). I continue to teach dance at Gwendolyn Bye Dance in Philadelphia (ages 3+)!!

1995

Amy Slater
E-Mail: amy.slater@yahoo.com
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)

1994

Cynthia McGuinness
E-Mail: ullauri@aol.com
I currently live in Atlanta, Georgia. My dance career led me eventually into the world of nonprofits. I currently am a professional grants consultant for a number of non-profit organizations, assisting them with crafting their grants strategy, writing proposals, and securing the funding they need to pursue their missions. (Update: April, 2019)

1993

Tamara Kangas Erickson
E-Mail: tkangas@chanhassendt.com // Website: www.chanhassendt.com
Tamara is currently living in Prior Lake, Minnesota and working as the Co-Owner and Vice President of Chanhassen Dinner Theaters where she has been the resident choreographer since 2004, and has choreographed over 30 musicals. She also has a show that is running Off-Broadway titled “This One’s For the Girls” that she directed and choreographed.  (Update: April, 2019)

Stephen Teng Lethao
E-Mail: slethao@pharmacy.com
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.

1991

Caron Starobin
E-Mail: Caronstarobin@comcast.net
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
E-Mail:karawagnersherer@gmail.com
Kara is currently living in Chicago and working as a priest in the Episcopal Church. (Update: April, 2019)