RS 2016: Meet the Choreographers #6 – Karla Grotting!

Meet Karla Grotting, our sixth feature out of the seven Rhythmically Speaking 2016 choreographers! The show is next week, people!

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Karla Grotting | is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and producer working with a unique blend of jazz, tap, modern, and percussive dance techniques. She is founding member, principal dancer, and artistic associate with Joe Chvala’s The Flying Foot Forum, and has performed with companies such as Jazzdance: by Danny Buraczeski, MN Jazz Dance Co,  Keane Sense of Rhythm, Off-Leash Area, The Eclectic Edge Ensemble, and FTF Works. Karla has been on faculty with the University of Minnesota Department of Theater and Dance since 1998, and a guest artist and instructor at St Olaf College since 2014. She has created dance works for Gustavus Adolphus College,  St Olaf College, UW-Whitewater, Macalester College and others. Her project Lost Voices in Jazz: The Choreographers of the Minnesota Jazz Dance Company was recognized with the Sage Award for Outstanding Performance in 2015.

Looking forward to the show and want to help out? We need a few good volunteers! You’d help usher and hand out programs in exchange for seeing the show! Contact if you are interested!

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