Callie Hatchett is a New York City based dance artist. She grew up studying Vaganova based ballet under the direction of Meryane Martin Murphy. She continued her study of ballet, as well as other dance forms, and found her professional performing and choreographic career in the modern dance world. Callie holds a B.A. in Dance from The University of Alabama, an M.F.A in Dance Performance and Choreography from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and an M.S. in Education and Special Education from Touro College. She is a certified Pilates instructor through the Pilates Certification Center. Callie currently teaches for Chrystie Street Ballet Academy, BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, and is also a teaching artist for New York City Ballet and Mark DeGarmo Dance. She enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities. Callie uses music, personal life experiences and the stories of others, both past and present to inspire her choreographic work.