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Karyn Tomczak

Assistant Professor, Dance

Jonathan Doe
Contact Karyn Tomczak
843-349-2624 ktomczak@coastal.edu

Edwards 217

Fall 2019 Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:00pm;
Tuesdsay/Thursdays 1:00 - 2:00pm

Biography 

Karyn Tomczak performed professionally in the United States and internationally for over 15 years in shows such as 42nd Street, Sophisticated Ladies, Will Rogers Follies, and Funny Girl. She was seen on PBS in Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, which was choreographed by Tony-award winner, Susan Stroman. She also performed as a Radio City Rockette for six and a half years. Regionally, Tomczak’s choreographic credits include 42nd Street, The Drowsy Chaperone, Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls, Little Shop of Horrors, Me and My Girl, Grease, and A Chorus Line. Last year, she received a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Nomination for her choreography for Spring Awakening. For over 20 years Ms. Tomczak has been dedicated to dance education and conducts master classes in precision dance around the U.S. She was awarded Dance Teacher Magazine’s 2014 Dance Teacher Award in Higher Education.

Education 

M.A. Dance Education, Skidmore College, 2006

B.S. Production Mgmt: Apparel, Fashion Institute of Technology, 1985

Teaching Areas 

Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre Dance

Research Areas

Tap, Jazz and Musical Theatre Dance in Higher Education

Visit her website here www.karyntomczak.com