Angie Lichtenwalner is a native Lehigh Valley dancer, teaching artist, choreographer, wife, and mom. She fine-tuned her dance technique in a variety of genres at Dolly Haltzman Dance Academy/Repertory Ballet Academy and Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT). After discovering her passion for teaching, she earned degrees in Dance Education from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia (B.F.A. with honors) and New York University’s Steinhardt School (M.A./N.Y.S. Certification PreK-12 Dance).
For five years, Angie developed and implemented a comprehensive, creative dance curriculum for a public K-8 school in the Bronx, NY. She was honored to have this work featured in the February 2010 edition of Dance Teacher Magazine. While living in NYC, she also taught for the PeriChild program at the Peridance Capezio Center and spent time abroad, teaching dance in both Uganda and Guatemala. Angie has performed professionally with NYC-based companies including TAPFUSION, isadoraNOW, Illuminations Dance Company, and Deborah Damast and Dancers.
Angie has taught throughout the Lehigh Valley for The Devine School, Arts Academy Elementary Charter School, The JCC of Allentown, The Swain School, and outreach programs for RDT at Lincoln Leadership Academy and Allentown School District elementary and middle schools including Washington, Cleveland, Mosser, Sheridan, and South Mountain. She has presented various integrated programs at Allentown’s CITY ARTS Camp and also at Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (a science, technology, engineering, art, and music center), in southwest Florida. Angie has also worked with Camp R.H.Y.T.H.M.O., choreographing junior productions of the musicals, Annie & Aladdin. Most recently, she has been working with K & S Therapies, Inc. as an Early Intervention Special Instructor for families with children ages 0-3 who are experiencing developmental delays. Angie enjoys collaborating with parents and caregivers to help dancers of all ages and abilities realize their fullest potential.
Angie holds all necessary, up-to-date clearances including Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Federal Criminal History Record Information, and PA State Police Request for Criminal Records Check. She is also registered in pediatric and adult CPR, AED, and First Aid. Creativity Moves Lehigh Valley, LLC is proudly insured by Alternative Balance Professional Group and is an organizational member of the Lehigh Valley Arts Council.