Kyle Seguin

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Kyle Seguin has served as Part-Time Faculty, Full-Time Faculty, Pre-Professional Division Liaison, and now Academy Ballet Master since he began teaching at Joffrey in 2016. His choreography has been featured in Academy productions, at the Youth America Grand Prix Finals in New York City, at the Alabama Ballet and Arova Contemporary Ballet companies, and at other ballet schools and competitions around the US. His students have finished in the Top 12 at the YAGP Finals, and for the past three years he has represented the Joffrey Academy as a Scholarship Presenter at the competition. 

Before his time at Joffrey, Kyle founded One Hundred, a boutique-style Pilates and dance studio in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. Kyle developed and branded Pilates, dance, and fitness programs that resulted in the studio seeing thousands of clients of all ages. He oversaw all operations, and developed a work-study scholarship program for high-school and college students, as well as a mentorship program for Pilates instructors in training. 

Kyle was Adjunct Faculty at Columbia College from 2008-2017, where he taught a variety of classes including Anatomy and Kinesiology, and lead seminars for students and fellow faculty on an array of special topics. From 2012-2017, Kyle was on faculty at the Chicago High School for the Arts. Kyle is a Stott-trained Pilates instructor, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he graduated with honors in Psychology after developing the Dancer’s Eating Behavior and Body Image Inventory, an assessment tool for eating disorder risk in professional ballet dancers. 

Seguin danced with the Alabama Ballet under the leadership of Wes Chapman and Roger VanFleteren, where he performed many principal roles including, Count Albrecht in Giselle, Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, Prince Desire in The Sleeping Beauty, Franz in Coppelia, El Capitan in George Balanchine's Stars and Stripes, the title roles in Dracula and Romeo and Juliet, and works by Robert Battle and Teri Weksler. Kyle was also on faculty at the Alabama Ballet School from 2004-2008.


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