Movement Captured: A Screen Dance Series
Carolyn Pampalone Rabbers is a member of Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a BFA in Dance, and was the Presidential Scholar in 2010. Carolyn has worked in New York City, Miami, and Los Angeles, dancing for Coldplay, Omi, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Poet Theatricals, The Union Project Dance Company, LACDC, Clairobscur, Vox Lumiere’s Phantom of the Opera, Diavolo EdCo, & Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company, and acting in national commercials for Starbucks, Kaplan University, and Jockey Bra. Carolyn can be seen dancing and acting as the lead character “Abby” in the film Moondance (2019) by Squatchagawea Films.
Her Screen Dance work has previously been featured at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. She co-created “Ready Movers” a mindfulness, movement and literacy program for KRESA’s Head Start Initiative, and has taught dance for The Gabriella Foundation in Los Angeles, honored by Michelle Obama as one of the best after-school dance programs in the nation in 2015. Carolyn judges for CRU Dance Competition and her choreography has been featured at The Regional Alternative Dance Festival and on the students of The Citadel Dance Company, and Berrien County Dancers.
Carolyn has trained at The American Dance Festival and studied under the instruction of Tere O’Connor, Doug Varone, David Dorfman, Randy Duncan, John Lehrer, Jen Nugent, Jessie Zarrit, Pamela Pietro, & Jerri Houlihan. Carolyn teaches Yoga for Spectrum Health Lakeland, and is an American Ballet Theater National Curriculum Certified Teacher in Pre-Primary through Level V. As a native of Southwest Michigan, Carolyn is thrilled to be contributing to the local arts community. When not dancing/creating, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Garrett, and dog, Alfawnzo, traversing the wilderness and traveling.