Stan K. Rogers, associate professor of dance and director of ballet, has been with Friends University since 1988. He has a Master’s degree from Columbia University in New York City. He was assistant program director at Columbia University, teaching in the graduate division, as well as an assistant in choreography at Julliard. He is currently the artistic director of Wichita Ballet Theatre, the only professional ballet company in Kansas. A prolific choreographer, he has taught and choreographed extensively throughout the U.S. and in Mexico, Holland and France. Rogers has performed as soloist with the Fort Worth Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Béjart Ballet of the Twentieth Century in New York, and as principal dancer with the Dance Theatre of Kansas. His students include dancers with the New York City Ballet, Twyla Tharp, Houston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and on Broadway. Rogers was awarded Arts Educator of the Year in 2008 by the Wichita City Council and Arts Council.

Contact Stan Rogers at 316-295-5848.

Associate Professor of Dance; Director of Ballet Contact
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