HR & PR Coordinator
Sofia Puterbaugh is a graduate of University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with two degrees in Dance (BA) and Human Resources (BS), and an alumni of Kenosha Academy of Performing Arts! She has a passion for many different aspects of the arts: performing, teaching, choreography, and arts business. Sofia has been teaching dance for six years, and wants to create students who are passionate, compassionate, and creative. She wants to foster a classroom of love. Sofia is inspired to not only teach great dance technique, but works to develop thoughtful and driven problem solvers and kind human beings! Sofia’s choreography credits include many musical theatre productions for the Kenosha Unified School District: West Side Story, Peter Pan, and Alice in Wonderland. She also has taught at a variety of studios in the Midwest in styles of Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Modern, Lyrical, and Tap. She has appeared in works by Sidra Bell, Michel Kouakou, Carl Flink, and Angharad Davies. She has studied under amazing mentors including: Erin Thompson, Annie Hackett, Valerie Gonzalez and Holly Stanfield. Sofia has had the pleasure of working at a variety of artistic organizations. Her resume features Springboard for the Arts (MN), Northrop Auditorium (MN), Joffrey Ballet (IL), and See Chicago Dance (IL). Along with teaching, she works at Navy Pier in Chicago and KAPA as their HR & PR Coordinator!