Ballet and Modern Dance Technique
Roberta Wong, adjunct lecturer in ballet and modern dance at the IU Contemporary Dance Program, trained ballet in Davis and Sacramento, CA areas with Haneke Lohse, Marguerite Phares, and Katie Heil. She attended the San Francisco Ballet and Marin Civic Ballet summer programs. Other training in San Francisco and New York includes Alan Danielson, Arturo Fernandez, Zvi Gothier, David Howard, Mark Morris.
She danced professionally with the Boston Ballet, Indianapolis Ballet Theatre and Dance Kaleidoscope (DK), also serving as company teacher and rehearsal director. While with DK she also performed with the Green Show of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She has also performed with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's "Yuletide Celebration" and Indy Convergence.
Various other teaching includes Stage I Dance Academy, Lafayette Ballet Company, Mid-States Regional Dance Festival, Indiana Repertory Theater Summer workshop and Gregory Hancock Dance Theater. She is also currently adjunct faculty at Butler University and Jordan Academy of Dance, Indianapolis, and was faculty and coordinator at the Anderson University dance program.
She is the recipient of two Creative Renewal grants from the Arts Council of Indianapolis and an Individual Artist Program grant from the Indiana Arts Commission for continuing study at the Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance to serve as IU Dance Theater rehearsal director for "Panorama," under Sandra Kaufmann.
She has choreographed for Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, Indy Convergence, IU Dance Theater, Jordan Academy, Anderson University, Pike High School and the Emily Hunt Benefit for Spinal Chord research.
She recently completed the LimonEurope Teacher Training Workshop in Arnhem, Gelderland, holds a B.S. in Biology from Butler University and was pilates-trained by Elizabeth Larkham in California and Pilates on Fifth in New York.
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