Carolyn Clark, Director
A native of New Jersey, Carolyn Clark is Founder and Director of New Jersey Ballet and New Jersey School of Ballet. Ms. Clark performed classical and contemporary ballet with American Ballet Theatre and toured with that company throughout North America, Scandinavia, Europe and Africa. Additional ballet company credits include the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Radio City Ballet, and as principal dancer with New Jersey Ballet and New Jersey State Opera. Ms. Clark's professional credits also include many Broadway musicals and television shows, most notably as assistant to the choreographer for the Bell Telephone Hour. She is a founding member of ArtPride New Jersey, served two years on the President’s Council on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center, and five years on the Advisory Board of Channel 13. Ms. Clark was honored with a New Jersey Pride Award for her contribution to the arts, and served on the President’s Small Business Advisory Council. During the 50th anniversary season of the company, Ms. Clark was honored with a Dance Advocate Award from Dance New Jersey. Carolyn Clark attended Rutgers University.