KATE CREWS-LINSLEY is currently the Dance Department Chair at The Waterford School, as well as the Director of the Waterford Dance Academy in Sandy, Utah. Kate started working at Waterford in 2012 following her time as a soloist dancer with Ballet West for ten seasons until June of 2010.
She was a corps de ballet dancer with Kansas City Ballet from 1995-2000 and has also performed with AVA Ballet Theater and SB Dance Company. Kate trained with State Ballet of Missouri School under Todd Bolender and The Pacific Northwest Ballet School.
Professionally, Kate has been highlighted in works in the following world renowned dance festivals and tours: Edinburg International Dance Festival in Scotland, Dance Across America in Washington DC and Fall For Dance in New York City. She has been on staff locally at Creative Arts Academy, Ballet West Academy, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Salt Lake Ballet, Utah Regional Ballet and The University of Utah.
Kate recently was the Chairman of the Board of Inbody Outreach after five years working as the Executive Director for the non profit. Inbody Outreach is a local nonprofit supplying qualified yoga instructors to populations in need. She has served on staff in the yoga community at Centered City Yoga, The Yoga Center, University of Utah and small group youth classes at Primary Children’s Medical Center and is certified to teach Vets through the Yoga Warriors Program. Kate has led mindfulness sessions on trips with River’s of Recovery, and is certified to teach at-risk youth under the Street Yoga training. She has completed the on-line course for Mindful Schools to implement mindful teaching in schools.