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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

Faculty Biography

Harriet Clark

 

Harriet Clark began studying dance at the Houston Ballet School. She received her professional training at the School of American Ballet. While still a student, she was chosen by Natalia Makarova to perform with Makarova and Company on Broadway. Later that year she joined American Ballet Theatre under the directorship of Mikhail Baryshnikov. Clark went on to dance as a soloist with The Pacific Northwest Ballet. For many years Clark performed as the Dance Captain and Swing of the Broadway Production of The Phantom of the Opera where her duties included teaching and rehearsing the choreography and musical staging of the production as well as covering and performing all female ensemble roles. Clark is currently on the faculty of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre, of Marymount College and of Pace University. She is fully certified in the ABT National Training Curriculum and serves on the ABT NTC Artistic Board of Examiners. She assists teaching the training curriculum throughout the country and in the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Masters Degree Program in ABT Pedagogy.

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