Mitch Kilby is a native of Newcastle, Australia and began his training at
the Marie Walton-Mahon Dance Academy. He was accepted and received
full scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. In 2006,
Mitch took a position with New York Theatre Ballet where he is a current
member. He performed such roles as the devil in “3 Virgins and a Devil”.
Dancing master and step sister in “Cinderella”. The lion in “Carnival of the
Animals”, Catalabet in “Sleeping Beauty” as well as Spanish, Snow King,
Mouse King, Chinese, and Drosselmeyer in the “Nutcracker”. Mr. Kilby has danced works by Agnes DeMille, Mathew Neenan, Sir Fredrick Ashton, Jose Limone & Merce Cunningham.
Mitch has had the pleasure of playing both the Grinch and Charlie Brown for the New York
City Pops at Carnegie Hall. He performed with The Paris Opera and the Theatre of Nations production of
Miss Julie at the Lincoln Center Festival. In 2015 he joined Ballet Grandiva for their Japan tour. He is
currently on the faculty at The Ridgefield School of Dance, Woodbury Ballet. He was a former instructor at
Complexity Dance Center, and Contemporary South Dance Company.
Mitch has been training dancers for the Connecticut Classic and YAGP for the past four years. He
has also coached partners for pas de deux work. Mr. Mitch loves to work with children and has a upbeat
and positive teaching style. He understands how dancers perform and provides technical skills while
instilling a love for the art form.
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