10 Facts About Amanda McKerrow


Amanda McKerrow was born on 1964 and is an American ballet dancer.

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Amanda McKerrow was a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre where she currently teaches.

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Amanda McKerrow began taking ballet lessons at age seven and five years later won a scholarship to the Metropolitan Academy of Ballet in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Amanda McKerrow danced with The Washington Ballet for two years from 1980 to 1982.

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Amanda McKerrow joined American Ballet Theatre under the direction of Mikhail Baryshnikov in 1982.

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Amanda McKerrow was appointed Soloist in 1983 and Principal Dancer in 1987.

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Amanda McKerrow teaches at Washington University and at dance festivals.

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Amanda McKerrow is the first American to receive a gold medal at the International Ballet Competition in Moscow which she won in 1981.

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Amanda McKerrow has been the recipient of the Princess Grace Foundation Dance Fellowship in 1986, the Deane Sherman Award of Excellence in the Field of Dance and the New York Woman Award for Dance.

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Amanda McKerrow is married to fellow ballet dancer, John Gardner, whom she met when they were both performing with ABT.

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