Theatre Audition Coordinator/MFA Assistant, Theatre and Dance
Adjunct Faculty, Theatre and Dance
Summer Stock Dance Audition Director, Theatre and Dance
Kim Whittam is currently working with MSU’s Department of Theater and Dance as an Adjunct Professor of Dance and Department Admission Coordinator. Her most recent activities include choreographing for the 2016 New York Philharmonic Biennial Electroacoustic Music Festival and assistant choreographing for the MSU BFA Musical Theatre program production of "West Side Story". She is also involved in the launching of the new low-residency MFA in Dance, which admitted its first cohort in June of 2016. She is a recipient of the MSU 2016-2017 Engaged Teaching Fellows Program, and was recently given the MSU Department of Theatre and Dance Distinguished Alumni Award. Kim is also part of the ballet program faculty at the School at Peridance, Peridance/Capezio Center in NYC, and recently received certification as a teacher of the American Ballet Theater curriculum.
Kim Whittam's teaching experience includes all levels of modern dance technique, ballet (pre-beginner to intermediate/advanced), classical and contemporary partnering, dance composition, improvisation, contact improvisation, yoga, movement for actors, dance appreciation, jazz and tap.