Instructors & Staff
Miss Jacqueline F. Kilgore
Jacqueline Kilgore was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where she began her dance training at the age of four. She trained at the Pennsylvania Regional Ballet, formerly the Cumberland Dance Company, under the direction of Sandra Carlino. Throughout her youth she attended summer programs at The Joffrey Ballet in New York City and performed at numerous Regional Dance America Northeast Festivals attaining several scholarships and awards. In summer 2004 Jacqueline participated in a cultural exchange in Heidelberg, Germany before attending college at SUNY Purchase.
As part of the Purchase Dance Corps, Ms. Kilgore trained with teachers such as Rosanna Seravalli, Ted Kivitt, Bettijane Sills, Richard Cook, Kevin Wynn, Megan Williams, Stephanie Tooman, Larry Clark, Neil Greenberg and Kazuko Hirabayashi. While there she performed principal roles in Purchase Dance Corps’ production of The Nutcracker, William Carter's Bach Concerto, Bronislava Nijinska's Les Noces, Merce Cunningham's Duets, Helen Pickett's 15 parts of memory, Jeffrey Gribler's Bones and George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments. Upon graduating Ms. Kilgore has performed with The Metropolitan Opera in La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon as well as The Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker.
Ms. Kilgore teaches modern, contemporary, ballet and pointe at various dance schools in the Central Pennsylvania area including Movement Laboratory, Pennsylvania Regional Ballet and Studio ‘91. She joined the Studio ‘91 staff in 2010, excited to lend her knowledge of dance to the students. Miss Jacqui hopes to inspire her dancers to become self-motivated, self-disciplined and self-confident through the art of Ballet.