Choreographer and Performer

Bio + Resume

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Photo by Ty Graynor

Calvin Bittner is a choreographer and performer living in West Hartford, Connecticut. Calvin grew up in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, studying ballet at the Raleigh School of Ballet. He graduated from high school in 2013, and attended the University of Hartford, The Hartt School. There he studied Ballet, Modern, and Contemporary, performing works such as Psalm and There Is A Time by José Limón, Diversion of Angels by Martha Graham, as well as The Four Temperaments by George Balanchine, and La Vivandiere by Arthur Saint-Leon. He also participated in new works by contemporary choreographers Adam Barruch, Manuel Vignoulle, Charlotte Griffin, and Gemma Bond. His senior choreography project What Happened At The Garden Party was accepted to be performed at Jacob’s Pillow in August, 2017.  He graduated in May, 2017 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance, after which he spent a year as a Company Artist with Vivid Ballet in Hartford, Connecticut. While with Vivid, he choreographed a new work on the company, entitled CJ's Courts'N'Sports Tudor B-Ball Promenade, which was performed in Hartford and at the Alvin Ailey studios in New York City.

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Photo by Ron Compton

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Photo by Suzanne Rollman