171 Cedar Arts Center
171 Cedar Street
CorningNY  14830
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Chrissy Kaufmann


Chrissy is originally from Allentown, PA. She went to Bucknell University to major in Chemical Engineering and minor in Dance. Chrissy now works for Corning Incorporated as a process engineer.

While in Allentown, Chrissy took classes at a local dance studio and university. She had the opportunity to dance in Disney and several competitions including NYCDA. She also choreographed and performed in many musicals. Her favorite role was Zaneeta Shinn in "The Music Man".

During her time at Bucknell, Chrissy danced in showcases every semester and choreographed several dances.

Now at 171, she has had the opportunity to perform in and choreograph for a few Patty Ozer Story Ballets (Pocahontas, Alice in Wonderland, etc.). Chrissy has also choreographed for several of 171's Summer Dance shows. She is very honored and excited to be joining the 171 dance faculty.