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Kathleen Pender, Program Manager

Program Manager & Teaching Artist

Kathleen Pender is a performer, dance educator, and arts administrator. She received her B.A. in Dance from St. Olaf College and has been teaching with Young Dance since 2013, where she also works as Program Manager. She has performed in works by local choreographers Erinn Liebhard, Suzanne Costello, Gretchen Pick, Julie Warder, Taja Will, and Pat Taylor/JazzAntiqua (LA), among others. She has been a member of the Rhythmically Speaking Cohort since 2019. Kathleen is currently pursuing certification in Massage Therapy at Northwestern Health Sciences University. Kathleen is passionate about community and relationships cultivated through movement exploration, education, and performance.

2021-22 Teaching Roster: Creative Movement 1, Modern 1

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