Kathleen Curwen-Walker


Cecchetti Ballet Teacher and Dance Instructor

Kathleen is an internationally recognised Cecchetti ballet instructor and choreographer. She has taught, and choreographed dance performances since 1980.

In 1976 she was awarded a Cecchetti Ballet gold medal and in 1982 she was awarded with the coveted Enrico Cecchetti Diploma. She currently holds Licentiate status in the Cecchetti method of ballet.

Her teaching career has taken her as far abroad as India. Prior to her establishment of Christchurch Dance Academy, Kathleen served as the principal of the School of Ballet at Indus International School, Bangalore, India.

In 2016, Kathleen established the Auckland Academy of Adult Ballet.