Mary Kay Cottrill
Guest Instructor of Ballet
Mary Kay Cottrill attended summer programs on full scholarship with Ballet West, Marin Ballet, School of American Ballet and Chicago City Ballet. While attending the Los Angles County High School for the Arts, her professional career began with the Long Beach Ballet. She then was offered a contract to join the Chicago Lyric Opera Ballet as a soloist performing in Aida, La Sonnambula, and Faust under the direction of Maria Tallchief. MK has also danced classical and contemporary ballets with the Pennsylvania-Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet West, Tau Dance Theatre, Hawaii State Ballet, Corpus Christi Ballet, Ballet Florida, Ganesha, The Long Beach Ballet Ambassador Tour to China, Key West Contemporary Dance, Key West Burlesque, Paradise Ballet Theatre and Key West Dance Collective. She is very excited to share a new curriculum with the Key West community. Currently teaching and choreographing at the CoffeeMill 'Annex' and 'By the Bay' Dance Studios. You may even see her underwater working as a Divemaster.