Katherine Ertsgaard

Executive Director

Ms. Ertsgaard began her training with Olive McCue and appeared with the Mercury Ballet. Ms. Ertsgaard received her B.A. degree from Hamilton College with a minor in Dance. While in school, she appeared as an ensemble member and featured soloist in annual concerts. Ms. Ertsgaard is a founding company member of the Draper Dance Theatre, currently known as the Rochester City Ballet.

She has danced as a soloist for the Company as well as functioning as the Company Manager and subsequently as the Executive Director. Her training in New York City includes: Richard Thomas, Finus Jhung, Merce Cunningham, David Howard, Alvin Ailey and Joffrey Ballet School.