Ms. Kimberly Olmos
- California State University, Long Beach, Bachelor of Arts in Dance
Kimberly Olmos was born in El Paso, TX and began her studies in Torrance, CA with Diane Lauridsen. She was a member of South Bay Ballet, where she danced leading roles in original works by Charles Maple, John Christafori and Terri Lewis. Kimberly also studied with Gloria Newman, Gus Soloman and Rebecca Wright while earning her B.A. in Dance from California State University, Long Beach. She retired from Ballet Pacifica in 1994, where she had performed ballets by Peter Pucci, Anne Marie DeAngelo, Choo-San Goh, Lynn Taylor-Corbett and Molly Lynch. Kimberly was on the conservatory faculty for 8 years and assumed the position of Ballet Pacific Conservatory Registrar in 2004. She is currently the Ballet Mistress and rehearsal assistant for Backhausdance, Orange County's award-winning contemporary dance company. Kimberly is also on the faculty at the Maple Conservatory of Dance in Irvine and the Director of Student Management. She currently lives in Mission Viejo with her husband James and three sons, Evan, Kyle and Jordan.