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Kentuckians in Dance

What kinds of jobs and careers are available in dance, and what does it take to be a dance professional? Click on the names below to get the who, what, when, where, how, and why straight from these Kentucky dance professionals.

Harlina Churn-Diallo

African Dancer

Jeff Holland Cook


Mary Riesenfeld Crawford

Dance Company Pianist

Antoinette Crawford-Willis


Dan Fedie

Ballet Costume Master

Kacey Frazier


Rafaela Cento Muñoz

Principal Dancer

Jennifer Rose

Folk Dancer

Bruce Simpson

Artistic Director

Helen Starr

Associate Artistic Director (Retired)

Rebecca Stephenson

Public School Dance Teacher

600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951