Beth Bartholomew is currently on the Senior Teaching Staff at The Timothy M. Draper Center for Dance Education in Rochester NY. She is Adjunct Professor of Dance at Nazareth College in Rochester and previously at the University at Bufalo. Ms. Bartholomew recenly retired as Rehearsal Director for The Rochester City Ballet, a post she held for 20 yrs. she has yrs. of experience Setting, rehearsing, coaching and assisting in creation of new and the Recreation of known works. She coaches Classical and Contemporary variations and solo’s for National and International Dance Competitions as well as rehearses the students for school productions and works made specifically for the Professional Trainee program. Beth began her professional Dance Career in NYC with the Jofrey ll Dancers and later joined the Jofrey Ballet. She Danced in works by Robert Jofrey, Gerald Arpino, John Cranko, Paul Taylor,Frederic Ashton and Anthony Tudor to name a few. She went on to spend four Seasons with The Washington Ballet under the direction of Mary Day and later Kevin McKenzie where she enjoyed performing works by Balanchine, Choo San Goh and Nils Christie. The next ten seasons were spent at The Scapino Ballet Rotterdam in the Netherlands learning a new way to move and performing works by innovative choreographers, artists and some friends such as Georg Reischl, Anthony Rizzi, Inma Rubio Tomas, Ederson Rodrigues Xavier, Ed Wubbe, Kristina de Chatel, Leine Roebana and Itzik Galili. During her time in Europe Ms. Bartholomew received her teaching diploma for The Gyrotonic Expansion System. She also participated in several freelance Dance and Theater projects in Europe and the US. She has been guest faculty at The Rotterdam Academy (Codarts) in The Netherlands, Neglia Ballet Artists in Bufalo NY, The Ballet Alliance Festival in Seattle, New Albany Ballet in Ohio and Cincinnati Ballet summer Intensive.