2011 Grand Marshall
Kat Wildish is a New York City master ballet and pointe teacher currently on faculty at The Ailey Extension Program. She performed with New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and numerous international companies including Zurich Ballet, Metropolitan Opera Ballet, and The Eglevsky Ballet. She is an ABT Certified Teacher in Primary through Level 7 of the ABT National Training Curriculum and has been teaching over 35 years. A Ford Foundation Scholarship winner, Kat is also Artistic Director of the semiannual Performing in NY Showcases & will produce the first annual NYC Festival of Dance Schools June 15-16, 2011.