Jennie Creer-King

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Jennie Creer-King graduated from the University of Utah was both bachelor's (1994) and master's (1999) degrees in Ballet. She danced for Ballet West in Salt Lake City from 1990-1994 and then for Oregon Ballet Theatre, where she was a soloist and principal dancer, from 1994-1997.

After completing her master's degree she became an assistant professor and director of the Theatre Ballet at Brigham Young University, where she taught for five years before forming the Classical Ballet Academy in 2004. A year later Creer-King was the 2005 winner of the Mrs. Utah United States title.

Creer-King has received various awards for teaching and choreography, including the Presidential Scholars Teacher Recognition Award in 2007 and Utah's own Best of State for Best Youth Dance group (2010) and Choreography (2007 and 2008). In 2009 Jennie foundedProvo Civic Ballet and in 2012 the pre-professional company performed The Nutcracker at the Covey Center for the Arts.

In 2012 Creer-King was nominated for the Women Who Shine awards. Jennie is currently the president of the Provo Arts Council.


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