Teri Wilkerson


Teri Wilkerson is an adjunct professor of theatre at Hardin-Simmons. She teaches Theatrical Choreography and Dance. Ms. Wilkerson also serves as our resident choreographer for our productions in addition to serving as a guest director from time to time. Ms. Wilkerson received her Dance Masters Certification and opened Dance Discovery Studios in Abilene in 1985. Her love of the stage and performing led to her involvement in musical theatre, and since 1992 she has choreographed and or directed more than 150 musicals for high schools, universities, operas and community theaters throughout the state. In 1995, she established Chameleon Performing Arts Company which showcases a diversity of dance styles combined with theatre and provides the opportunity for challenging and professional performance. In 1999, she received the Excellence in Choreography Award from the American College Theatre Festival and the Presidential Teaching Award from the United States Department of Education. Through her studio and as an adjunct professor, many of her students have gone on to professional careers in dance and performance. Teri has one daughter, Kirby, 23, who shares her passion for the stage.
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