Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Colorado, 1986. Master of Arts, University London, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1996.
Soloist, Theatre de la Danse Golovine, Avignon, France, 1987-1988; guest artist, instructor, School Dance Arts, Elmira, Corning, New York, 1988-1989; dance specialist, Elmira City School District, 1989-1991; teaching fellow, New York University, 1991-1994; grants manager, Dance Theater Workshop, New York City, 1994-1995; company administrator, Creach/Koester Dance, New York City, 1995-1996; choreographer, dancer, SAI Dance, New York City, 1995-1996; assistant professor dance and music theatre, Catawba College, since 1997.
Member Alliance for Health, National Dance Association (committee on aging and adult development 1985-1996, higher education committee 1992-1995), Society Dance History Scholars, Congress on Research in Dance, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Robert Thomas Kane, June 1, 1991.