Renee Guittar

Cowles Center Teaching Artist: 2017-Present

First Year on the Cowles Center Roster: 2017
Arts in Education Programs: Workshops, Dance Without Barriers
Style(s): Musical Theater, Creative Movement, Latin Social Dance, Jazz, Ballet
Teaching Artist Philosophy:I love guiding students of all ages to challenge themselves to try something new and believe that they can do it! Whether it is their first time dancing or they are advanced movers, my goal as a teacher is to cultivate the learning environment so that students can focus on believing in themselves. “

Renee Guittar is a performer, dance teacher, choreographer and lover of the MN arts community. Renee has performed at The Guthrie, The Ordway, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres and The Old Log Theater and has been a company member of Collide Theatrical Dance Company since its inception in 2013. Renee has presented choreography with nationally touring illusionist Jared Sherlock, Young Artists Initiative, Zenon Dance Zone, Gustavus Adolphus College, Patrick's Cabaret, and at theaters such as Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (Fireside Theater), Theatre in the Round, The Ritz Theater and numerous high schools and middle schools in the Twin Cities area. Renee produced MN Fringe Festival Productions “CLOCKED” and “CIRCULATE” as well as an interactive dinner theater, "COOKED" which were co-directed by Renee, Benjamin Kolis and Sarah Jabar. Renee teaches at numerous dance schools including Zenon Dance School and Ashley Ballet Arts Academy. Renee received a B.A. in Dance with Honors from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2012.