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Sharon Hockstein

Title

Ballet for Non-Majors

Department

Dance

Phone

shockstein@mmm.edu

About

Originally from NYC, Sharon received her training at American Ballet Theatre School and the School of American Ballet. She also studied on scholarship with Robert Denvers and at the Joffery Ballet School. Sharon has danced many lead roles in the School of American Ballet’s Workshops including the ballets “Concerto Barroco”, “Serenade”, “Sonata Di Scarlatti”, and “Wilhelm Tell Pas de Deux”. Professionally, she was a company member of the New York City Ballet. She has toured with NYCB, and also to Jacob’s Pillow, as well as being a guest artist for other ballet companies performing principal roles such as Sugar Plum Fairy and Dew Drop in “The Nutcracker”. Sharon has also choreographed musical theatre productions at French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts. She was recently added to the Adjunct Faculty at Montclair State University, and Marymount Manhattan teaching ballet in the Dance Department. Sharon is certified in the American Ballet Theatre Curriculum for levels Pre-Primary through Level 5, and has been teaching for over 15 years and truly loves passing on her knowledge and love of ballet to future generations of dancers.