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Robyn Pasternack – Professor of Dance, teaches all levels of Ballet Technique, Pointe, Variations, Ballet History, Dance Conditioning and Ballet Pedagogy. She received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma as well as her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Utah. Her professional career includes performing with the OffCenter Dance Company in New York, Utah Ballet, Fort Worth City Ballet, Dance New Mexico, as well as Prairie Dance Theater and Festival Ballet in Oklahoma. Ms. Pasternack taught at the Virginia School of the Arts as well as Randolf Macom Woman’s College in Virginia, Burklyn Ballet in Vermont, Classen School of Advanced Studies in Oklahoma City, and the University of Oklahoma. She has performed in numerous ballets including full productions of Swan Lake, Giselle, Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Nutcracker, Carmen, Pas de Quatre and a variety of contemporary and original works by choreographers throughout the country. She has created a variety of Dance and Down Syndrome programs offering dance workshops to children and adults with Down syndrome.


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