Christine Rodda

Elkhart, Indiana

Discipline(s):  Dance/Movement, Storytelling, Literature

Bio:  Christine has been an ArtMix Teaching Artist since 1981 and holds a BS and MS from Indiana University in Physical Education and Dance.  In 1998 Christine was selected as the Elkhart YWCA Woman of the Year for her work with abused and special needs children in the Elkhart community.  She currently is a dance instructor and choreographer to students of all abilities.

Philosophy:  My goal is to open the eyes, ears, hear, mind, body, and soul of children and adults to the joy, passion, and the possibilities of creating through movement, music, and literature; to create memories and nurture dreams.  Art can transform, enlighten, an renew.