Andrea Wachholtz

Dance Arts Administrator

Andrea Wachholtz was introduced to dance at the young age of three at Albee School of Dance, in Brooklyn, NY, under the direction of Fred and Nana Albee. They gave Andrea her inspiration and first formal training. Years later, she received a full scholarship to the school of The Feld Ballet Company. From there, Andrea went on to graduate Adelphi University with a BFA degree and immediately began touring with The Empire State Ballet Company. Over the years, Andrea performed with such companies as Xing Ballet Company, Royal Dance Theatre, Mime Internationale, Buffalo City Ballet, Staten Island Ballet, Some Dance Company, Ballet Deviare and Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Select institutions where Andrea has taught: The Arts in Education Institute, Performing Arts High School, Poly Prep Country Day School, Summit Gymnastics and Paragon Gymnastics, just to name a few.

She has coached and trained many students who went on to attend American Ballet Theater’s JKO school, ABT summer programs, LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Alvin Ailey, Martha Graham, as well as many prestigious college and university dance programs.

Andrea opened and ran her own studio, Andrea in Motion inc., successfully, for ten years.

She is a certified teacher with American Ballet Theater, a judge for regional and national dance competitions, as well as, a guest teacher and coach.

Andrea is currently the Dance Arts Administrator at the Middletown Arts Center in New Jersey. She also provides studio consulting, teacher training workshops and workshop training sessions for assistant teachers.

She is committed to her continued growth, injury prevention, and the development of exciting new programming.

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