Director of the Youth Dance Theater / Modern Technique Instructor
Andrea Skowronek received her B.F.A. in Dance from Stephens College, in Columbia, Missouri. A native of Seattle, Washington, she received her early dance training from the Cornish Institute. Andrea performed in Paris, France with Free Dance Song (Katherine Dunham technique) under the direction of Christine de Rougemont. She apprenticed with the Susan Warden Dancers in Kansas City, Kansas and has danced with City in Motion Dance Theater, in Kansas City, Missouri since it was founded in 1985. Andrea became an Artistic Co-Director of City in Motion in 1995. Andrea has been an artist-in-residence and faculty member at Kansas State University in the Department of Theatre & Dance. She has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance and St. Mary College in Leavenworth, Kansas. Her choreography has been featured at the Kansas Dance Festival (Wichita State University), the Dancing in the Street Festival (St. Louis, MO) and at the United World College in Montezuma, New Mexico. Last spring, Andrea was an artist-in-residence at the United World College in Montezuma, New Mexico. Andrea is currently on the faculty of the City in Motion School of Dance and St. Teresa’s Academy in Kansas City, MO. She was a master teacher at the Dance and the Child International Gathering at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX in 2011. Andrea has been a guest faculty member at the Motion 41 Dance Summer Intensive in Omaha, Nebraska since 2012. Andrea has performed with the Susan Warden Dancers, aha ! dance theatre, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Missouri Chamber Orchestra, and the Soni Ventorium Wind Quintet. Andrea is also the Director of the City in Motion Children’s Dance Theater and produces choreography each summer for Musical Theater for Young People.
Andrea teaches Modern I and Beginning Modern