Staff Bio

Sharon Warncke - Tap Teacher

Sharon is responsible for teaching the foundation level classes for children, teens and adults and assists Kathy Ryan with the preparations for all jazz/tap performances. During our Nutcracker performances, Sharon is instrumental in the administrative functions with our children and volunteers.

Sharon has taught at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute for over a decade. Sharon studied dance at the Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan and the KDR School of Dance. She was a member of the Greater Utica Rhythm Lites from 1974 until 1985. She has taught dance at the KDR School of Dance since 1978. She has performed in various musical productions since 1982. She has her associate’s degree from Mohawk Valley Community College.