About Kaelynne

Kaelynne Antczak Oliphant

Ballet Ensemble Director - Artists in Training Program Director - Preschool Classes (Ballet & Tap/Jazz)

Kaelynne has taught ballet and jazz throughout the Salt Lake Valley for over 20 years. She received her BFA in ballet with a performance emphasis, and her MFA with a choreography and teaching emphasis from the University of Utah. She was a member of the Utah Ballet and a guest dancer for the Utah Opera Aida production. Ms. Oliphant has trained under many extraordinary teachers, including Ballet West founder William F. Christensen. Her choreography has received numerous top awards at dance competitions throughout the state and nationally. Ms. Oliphant is the director of the Ballet Ensembles, the PEEPs program, and the Artists In Training program at UDA.

Education and Professional Experience:
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet - emphasis in performance - University of Utah
  • Master of Fine Arts in Ballet - emphasis in choreography and teaching - University of Utah
Career Highlight:
  • Former member of Utah Ballet
  • Guest performer for Utah Opera's "Aida" Production
Years of Teaching: 27