Cathy Sharp
Coreografa e docente




 Cathy Sharp was born in Nashville, Tennessee (USA). She began her professional education at the North Carolina School of Arts, training with Duncan Noble, Peter Apple, Bill Griffith, Joop Sanders, David Howard, Pauline Koner and Sonja Tyven.

From 1968 to 1973 she danced with the Atlanta Ballet in Atlanta, Georgia and with the Grands Ballets Canadiens in Montreal. In 1973 she joined the renowned Basler Ballet in Basel Switzerland to continue her career under the direction of Heinz Spoerli. As a soloist in Basel, Cathy Sharp gained rapidly international recognition for her interpretations in neo-classical and modern choreographies.

She founded her own dance company in 1991. Since then, the ensemble has developed a large repertoire of modern and contemporary choreographies. Cathy Sharp has choreographed over 20 works for the company. She also teaches regularly as a guest at the Rotterdamse Dansacademie and in Shawbrook, Ireland, and was a jury member at the Prix-de Lausanne in 2005 and 2007. In November 2005, Cathy Sharp was awarded the annual Culture Prize of the Canton of Basel-City.


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