Adjunct Instructor, Modern Dance (Horton)
Kristina Berger, from Washington D.C., has toured internationally as performer and teacher. She is a principal dancer with Erick Hawkins Dance Company, a founding member of SWATT, and a teacher of the Horton Technique. She discovered her love of the Horton Technique as a scholarship student at Jacob's Pillow studying with Jimmy Truitte. Kristina has since performed as soloist with the Lester Horton Dance Theatre, Inc. under the direction of Don Martin, and worked as assistant/demonstrator to Milton Myers for several years.
Ms. Berger has been on dance faculty at Marymount Manhattan College for eight years. Other ongoing teaching credits include Steffi Nossen School of Dance, Steps on Broadway, Belvoir Terrace, Performing Arts Center of Conn. with guest artist positions at La Guardia High School of Performing Arts, Taiwan National University of the Arts, University of Las Vegas, and Boston Youth Moves.
She has danced with Molissa Fenley & Dancers, Joyce Trisler Danscompany and Washington Opera Ballet.
Other adventures include solo guest artist as the first female "Hanuman The Monkey King" with Bali's foremost music and dance company, Semara Ratih, under NYC's Balinese American Dance Theatre and circus dancer with Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus.
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