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Kerri Lambert

Adjunct Instructor, Dance / Administrative Director, USC Dance Conservatory
Department of Theatre and Dance,
University of South Carolina

Office: Band/Dance Facility 001
Phone Number: 803.777.7264

Adjunct Faculty; Administrative Director, USC Dance Conservatory and SC Summer Dance Conservatory.

Kerri Lambert graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma with an M.F.A. in Dance where she was a Foundation Fellow.  She performed soloist and principal roles with the Oklahoma Festival Ballet, OU Opera Theatre, and Antón del Calizo's Fusion Flamenco.  Favorite roles include the First Nymph in Nijinsky’sL’apres midi d’un faune and Her Ladyship in Jeremy Lindberg’s Foxes.  Lambert co-produced and choreographed for 5 Degrees of Rotation 2009 and 6 Degrees of Rotation 2010 in collaboration with her fellow graduate students.  While at OU, she received the Miguel Terekhov Ballet Choreography Award 2009, Highest G.P.A. Award 2010 and 2011, Mary Gray Thompson Award for Outstanding Contributions to the College of Fine Arts 2010, the Wallace Carr Scholarship 2010-2011, and the Buffalo Mask Award.  Lambert completed her B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography at Brenau University, where she performed with the Gainesville Ballet, Bighouse Dance Theatre, and as a guest artist.  She studied the art of teaching ballet at the Gainesville School of Ballet under the artistic direction of Diane Callahan and recently attended the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Teachers Workshop. Lambert’s choreography has been presented at Atlanta BalletFest, the S.E.R.B.A. Emerging Choreographers’ Concert, the University of Oklahoma’s adjudicated concert Young Choreographers’ Showcase 2009, 2010, and 2011. She has also created works for the University of South Carolina Dance Company and the USC Dance Conservatory.