Emily S. Pitcher, Dancer Instructor
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Emily S. Pitcher
Emily Pitcher is a Chicago native and received her degree in dance with a double emphasis on Teaching/Performance and Choreography at Columbia College, Chicago. She danced under the direction of Ginger Farley, original Hubbard Street Dance Co. member, in the 58 Group as well as with numerous independent choreographers in Chicago. She also started her own youth dance company for high school students, Nocturnal Eclipse, at the Young Women’s Leadership Charter School in Chicago, and arranged for the group to perform in various venues throughout the Chicago area. Pitcher moved to San Francisco in July 2002 and is proud to be part of the Dance in Schools Program since fall 2003. She loves children and is stimulated by the challenges and opportunities of being a teaching artist. Pitcher is currently involved in the production of music through a new start-up production company, GlassEye Productions, and is the lead singer and guitarist for the San Francisco band The New Up.