Carly Schaub is originally from Benson, UT and graduated with an M.F.A. in Modern Dance from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and a B.F.A. in Theatre and Dance, from the University of Wyoming. She has performed in numerous dance and musical theatre productions, studied many dance forms, including Baroque and Renaissance dance, addition to spending time studying in London. She has worked with many choreographers including Bill Evans, Peter Pucci, Yoav Kaddar, Keith Saunders, Patricia Tate, Marsha Knight, Thomas Shoemaker, and Netta Yerushalmy to name a few.
Prior to attending graduate school Carly worked with Northern Plains Ballet, in Bismarck, ND, serving as Education Coordinator as well as teaching Ballet, Modern Dance, choreographing, and performing in their season. She also taught and performed as a guest artist around the ND, MN areas including Grand Forks, Jamestown, and Fargo/Moorhead. Her favorite role she performed was “Lise” in La Fille Mal Gardée, with North Dakota Ballet. She choreographed numerous musicals for Bismarck State College, and Sleepy Hollow Summer Theatre, and some of her favorites were Mary Poppins, Chicago, Cabaret, and Urinetown.
Carly’s research while at the University of Utah encompassed dance technique theory and practice, and Dance for Parkinson’s Disease. She has also continued historical dance research and reconstruction on her own spending several summers at the International Baroque Institute at Longy, Boston. Carly currently wanders as a guest artist in a variety of places, runs an early Ballet group called Dance Balletti in Salt Lake City, teaches Ballet and Modern on the staff of Wasatch Arts Center, costumes small dance productions, and teaches Dance for Parkinson’s in partnership with the University of Utah and Repertory Dance Theatre.