Kari Shaw has been a dance teacher for over 18 years and has been an instructor of Dance at Oklahoma City University since 2001. She holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts in dance performance from OCU and has performed in Lyric Theatre productions of West Side Story, On Your Toes and Hello Dolly! She studied in Los Angeles at the Edge Performing Arts Center and the Joe Tremaine Dance Studio.
In addition to choreographing for The American Spirit Dance Company and the Oklahoma Opera & Music Theater Company, Ms. Shaw teaches tap, jazz, choreography theory, choreography performance and is the director of the Annual Student Choreography Show. In past years Ms. Shaw has taught theater dance, tap pedagogy, and jazz pedagogy.
Most recently, Ms. Shaw choreographed for Camp Superstar in Lyric Theater’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar.