Justine Sheedy-Kramer

Operations Director/ Faculty

Justine received her BFA and MFA degrees from the University of Utah Ballet Department, with emphases in Teaching, Choreography, Performance, and Character Dance. She also studied and performed with Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Washington Academy of Performing Arts, Burklyn Ballet Theatre, Utah Contemporary Ballet, Exit 12 Dance Company, and CONNetic Dance.

Justine toured nationally and internationally with Character Dance Ensemble and Eastern Artists, including performances as both a dancer and choreographer in Beijing, London, Los Angeles, New York City, St. Petersburg, and Vancouver.

In addition to her work with Salt Lake City Ballet, Justine also teaches Ballet, Pointe, Character Dance, and Music for Ballet Dancers at Utah Valley University.

Her variety of teaching and choreographic experience includes developing an outreach program in world dance and music as part of ArtsBridge America; establishing collaborative projects between the Ballet Department and School of Music at the University of Utah; staging the full-length productions of Coppelia and Don Quixote for Saint Mary's Hall; and partnering with the Turnaround Arts initiative as part of the President's Committee on the Arts & the Humanities.

Justine teaches Levels 4 and 5 Ballet, Pointe and Character Classes.