May 12

Teaching Artists


Claire Tunkel

Claire Tunkel, originally from Virginia, graduated from Hollins University with a bachelor’s degree in dance and studio art. She is currently a Teaching Artist for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Manhattan New Music Project and Dance New Amsterdam. She has been teaching creative movement, modern, ballet and Asian dance for organizations that include the Hudson Repertory Dance Theater, Ballet Tech, and Kinderdance. Since moving to New York she has danced for the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Nathan Trice/Rituals, Ellis Wood dance, Colleen Thomas, Theresa Ling, Elizabeth Hazelwood, Gina Kohler, ShaLeigh dance works and Ayo Jackson.