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Kati Garcia-Renart

Professor Katie Garcia Renart

Assistant Professor of Dance


Daniel Arts Center

Academic Program Affiliation(s)

Arts, Dance

Areas of Specialization

  • Flamenco Dance
  • Dance Composition
  • Dance Fundamentals


Research Interests: Choreography, dance pedagogy, flamenco history

Teaching Interests: Flamenco dance, dance composition, dance technique

Other Interests: Children's dance, arts in education

Favorite/Regular Courses Offered

  • Flamenco Dance
  • Dance Composition
  • Dance Concert Workshop
  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Dance Fundamentals


Madrid, Spain: Research-based studies in Flamenco dance and pedagogy
BA, Bard College

Kati Garcia-Renart's performance experience includes various venues in Spain and throughout the United States. She is currently the director of the Kaatsbaan Academy of Dance in Tivoli, NY, and is a long-time faculty member of Kaatsbaan's Extreme Ballet (summer intensive course). Kati Garcia-Renart was previously a visiting professor at Bard College. She has been teaching at Simon's Rock since 2010.