Christie Newman

Christie Newman has been a dance educator in the New York City public school system for the past twelve years. During this time she has started two dance programs, created her own curriculum, started student dance companies and led professional development. She was a proctor for the Arts Achieve assessment research project with the NYC Department of Education and is a Fellow of the Academy for Teachers. She has a BA in theater from Westmont College, an MFA in choreography from Temple University as well as dual masters in Childhood and Special Education. She was also adjunct faculty during her time at Temple University. Newman has performed and choreographed with various dance and theatre companies in Santa Barbara, Seattle, Philadelphia and New York.