The Black Gloves


Promo Pictures Courtesy of Mike Urban


Choreographer Christine Juarez

Christine Juarez

Artistic Director

Ballet, Creative Movement, Modern Dance, Pointe, Director of Blue Heron Dance Company


Christine Juarez has studied dance daily since age 10. She hails from Philadelphia where she studied the Vaganova Method (Russian Ballet) from former dancers of the National Ballet of Cuba. She earned her M.S. in Modern Dance and Physical Education and her B.S. in Ballet and Music from Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana. She has taught for more than 25 years and founded several children's dance programs in St. Louis, Seattle and Philadelphia.

Christine is also a Master Artist-in-Residence for the state of Washington and spends many hours in public schools teaching math, science and language through movement. She currently works on faculty of Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts where she directs summer dance programming. Christine is currently celebrating 12 years as Director of Dance for Vashon Allied Arts.



"The Love Emmisarries"

"Ramon Travels to Spain"

The Libretto