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Holly Evans

Holly Evans
Adjunct Professor
Ballet, Modern Dance - BFA Commercial Dance

Holly Evans has enjoyed a multiple-faceted career in dance as a performer, choreographer, teacher, and administrator and is currently on the Dance Faculty at Pace University NYC in the Commercial Dance BFA Program and Kean University in NJ teaching ballet and dance styles. Holly was a Radio City Rockette for 10 years, serving as assistant choreographer to Linda Haberman, as well as a dance captain and swing. She was a lead teacher and choreographer for the Rockette Experience and Rockette Summer Intensives. Holly also performed for several regional ballet, modern and musical theater companies as well as significant award shows and benefits.

As an educator, Holly served on the dance faculty of Wagner College and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA). She was on the ballet faculty for the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts for many years and served as the Ballet Mistress for the esteemed St. Paul's School in New Hampshire. In addition, she has extensive experience in public and private school dance education and has been a master class teacher and choreographer at many universities, schools, and summer programs across the country. As an arts administrator, Holly is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Arts and Entertainment Management at Pace University. She held the position of managing director of Lydia Johnson Dance and was the company manager for RIOULT, NYC. Holly holds a BA degree from Butler University in Dance Pedagogy and a Certificate in Arts Administration from New York University.