Kristine Bendul, is the assistant choreographer/partnering consultant for Rodger’s and
Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway. She has been seen on NBC’s Smash and has
other Broadway credits that include Come Fly Away, Movin’ Out and Swing. She was
nominated for a Helen Hayes award in 2005 for Outstanding Supporting Performer for
her role in the 1st National Tour of Movin’ Out. Before Broadway, Kristine’s extensive background in ballet enabled her to study at the School of American Ballet, Boston Ballet, New Jersey Ballet, and tour internationally along with New York City Ballet Company to Russia and Taiwan with “Stars of the American Ballet” and “Kozlov and Friends.” Kristine’s professional experience with partnering started as the adage lead for Cunard Cruise Lines and includes Hustle, Salsa, Lindy Hop and West Coast Swing. Kristine won 1st Place in the Cabaret division at the North Atlantic Swing Dance Championships in 2003 with the singular Arte Phillips and has been in continuous demand since for her partnering skills. Kristine has also performed as an adage specialist with AntiGravity. She has had tremendous feedback from master classes taught here in NYC and has been brought in for OCU’s NYC 2012 and 2013 workshops.