Margot Mink Colbert

Margot Mink Colbert (Guest Choreographer) has choreographed over seventy-five ballets. Her choreography is described as balancing gracefully on the borderline between ballet and post-modern dance. Mink Colbert is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, Dance Division. Her ballet training includes extensive work with Antony Tudor, Alfredo Corvino, in Cecchetti with Margaret Craske, and in the Bournonville technique as studied in Copenhagen. Her modern dance training is primarily with Martha Graham, Jose Limon and in composition she studied under Louis Horst, Merce Cunningham and Lucia D'Lugocezski. Mink Colbert is a certified instructor of Labanotation.

In addition to being the Artistic Director/Choreographer of BALLET MINK she is Assistant Chair, Professor and Director of Ballet in the Dance Department at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She was been awarded a numerous grants for the recreation of Nijinsky’s “L’Apres Midi d’un Faune” at UNLV in collaboration with the UNLV Orchestra in the Fall of 2013. For more information on the Margot Mink Colbert and her creative work, visit the website of her dance company.