Kaitlyn McDermitt Jazz Instructor

Kaitlyn McDermitt was born and raised in Jackson, New Jersey. She began her classical training at the Academy of Dance Arts under the direction of Jennifer James Church where she was a successful candidate of the Royal Academy of Dance examinations. She was a pre-professional dancer with The Company of Dance Arts where she performed lead roles such as Dew Drop, Snow Queen, and Sugar Plum in the Nutcracker, and Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty. In December of 2012, Kaitlyn graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BFA in Dance Performance where she performed works by George Balanchine, Adam Hougland, Millicent Johnnie, Max Stone, Jessica Lang, and Mel Tomlinson. Following graduation, she performed with Roxey Ballet in the roles of Dew Drop Fairy, Arabian and Spanish in The Nutcracker, multiple pieces in I Love NJ and Diversity, and Bagherra in their world premier of Mowgli. Kaitlyn is currently dancing with Avant Chamber Ballet.