KDiehl Danceworks

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Kathy Diehl, originally from Rochester, NY, began her professional dance career as a founding company member of Rochester City Ballet (formerly Draper Dance Theater) under the artistic direction of Timothy Draper. Diehl has danced with Bill Evans Dance Company, Present Tense Dance, Biodance, and Anne Burnidge and Dancers. She has also performed works by Larry Keigwin, Mariah Maloney(Trisha Brown), Marina Mascarell, Paul Selwyn Norton, Doug Varone, Mark Morris, Heidi Latsky, Eran Hanlon, and José Limón and has appeared as a guest artist with Heather Roffe (Garth Fagan, Futurpointe Dance), and Jenny Showalter/ Lyndsey Vader(Treeline Danceworks). Diehl has choreographed works for several universities including The College at Brockport, Webster University, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She has presented her choreography at the American Dance Guild Festival, WAXworks, Rochester Contemporary Dance Collective, RADfest, Fort Worth Contemporary Dance Festival, and The Brockport Alumni Showcase. Diehl earned an MFA in Performance and Choreography from The College at Brockport. She also holds an MSW from Case Western Reserve University. She began her teaching career in 1995 when she was asked to join the faculty at Draper Center for Dance Education. She has been an Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University, a full-time Visiting Professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Webster University and a lecturer at The College at Brockport, Nazareth College, and University of Rochester. In Fall 2017, Diehl began her appointment as Assistant Professor of Dance in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Idaho State University.