Kim Brightwell - Artistic Director
Mrs. Brightwell, Artistic Director of Silhouette Dance Studio, has made dance and dance instruction an important part of her life. She was apart of the Ballet program at the University of Utah and received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Ballet from Brigham Young University with an emphasis in teaching and performing. Ms. Brightwell taught at B.Y.U. and for the past twenty years has been teaching classical ballet, jazz, and tap throughout Salt Lake, Sandy and Orem cities. Kim has also enjoyed opportunities to teach in the public school system both at Provo and Highland High School.
Mrs. Brightwell has trained under many renowned teachers from New York, Los Angeles and Utah including the founder of Ballet West, Willam F. Christensen. Her extensive training has afforded her many opportunities beyond the classroom. She danced professionally for four years. Her professional credits include stage productions, T.V. shows, commercials and corporate industrials. While a member of “The Company”, (Rowland Butler founder), she had the chance to tour throughout the western United States.
Mrs. Brightwell has participated in judging for dance competitions statewide and her choreography has received first place honors. She is a member of the Utah Dance Educators Association and some of her former students now dance professionally. Kim is dedicated to inspiring young dancers to be all that they can be. Together with dance, one of her greatest joys is spending time with her loving family.