Georgie Reigel bio : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

Georgie Reigel

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Biography

Georgie received her BSEd in Dance Education from the University of Georgia and an MA from Shorter University. She was a member of CORE, Non-Stop Dance Company, and the Young Choreographer's Series while at UGA. She was the Instructor of Dance at Shorter University for 16 years where she taught Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, and Choreography for the Theatre Department. She also taught at a local dance studio in Rome, GA and was the founder and director of a pre-professional modern dance company for 18 years. Additionally, Georgie began a dance program at four Rome, GA High Schools where she taught beginning Modern, Jazz, and Choreography. Some of her choreographic credits include: Oklahoma!, Hairspray and Shrek the Musical at The Civic, Ballet Arts Recitals, Mid-West RADFest Youth Concert, Excellence in the Arts High School Dance Performances, Ballet Arts Ensemble Spring Concert, Portage Northern and Central musicals, Shorter University Dance Concerts, Allegro Dance Company Fall Concerts, All Shook Up, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Godspell, The Wedding Singer, Guys & Dolls, Pippin, Little Shop of Horrors, andThoroughly Modern Millie. She was the co-choreographer for Chicago, Oklahoma, and A Chorus Line, which was honored with a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Performance (KACTF) invitation, and West Side Story, which was a finalist at KACTF. Georgie is currently teaching for Education for the Arts in the following programs: Excellence in the Arts program at Loy Norrix High School, Aesthetic Education, PACE, and the Alternative Arts Initiative. In addition, Georgie is an instructor at Ballet Arts where she teaches multiple levels of modern, jazz, and tap. She is the artistic director of Ballet Arts Contemporary Dance Company. She is also an instructor at the Academy of Theatre Arts at The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre. Georgie lives in Kalamazoo with her husband Ben and her three children Caroline, Charlie, and Livia.