Kalamazoo Ballet Bullard School 

Therese Bullard

Terry Bullard is founder and Director of the Kalamazoo Ballet and Bullard School of Dance.

Her teachers have included In England: Phyllis Atkins of Morden, Surrey; Grace Holdich of Peterborough, Northants and the Cone-Ripman School of London. In Canada: Gwenyth Lloyd, Gladys Forrester and Bettina Byers and in the United States: Margaret Craske and Anthony Tudor.

Ms. Bullard was a member of Canada’s Royal WInnipeg Ballet and in New York City, Radio City Music Hall Ballet. She danced extensively in musicals, operas and on television in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and in New York City. She also toured the eastern United States as Jeanie in Brigadoon.

Ms Bullard is an Advanced member of the Royal Academy.  In addition she holds a Masters Degree in Communications from Western Michigan University.

Until its closing, Ms. Bullard was Adjunct Associate Professor at Nazareth College. She has also served on the faculties of Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas; Western Michigan University and Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. She has taught Master Classes in Europe, England, Canada, Malaysia and Japan.

Ms. Bullard was the recipient of the Irving S. Gilmore Kalamazoo Medal of Arts Award in 1988 and was made an honorary member of Regional Dance America in 2007. That same year Ms. Bullard was awarded the Thistle Award from the Scottish Society of Kalamazoo and honored to receive the 2009 Community Dance Advocacy Award given by Partners of Dance at Western Michigan University. She was made a life-long member of Regional Dance America and again honored at the National Regional Festival in Montreal in 2012.  Most recently, in appreciation for Ms. Bullard's contribution to their lives, August and Aimee Tye honored her at the Hyde Park School's Twentieth Anniversary Celebration  in 2013.

Many of her students have become professional dancers with acceptance that includes the Boston Ballet, National Ballet of the Ukraine, Ontario Ballet, Royal Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and American Ballet Theatre.

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Bullard School of Dance &  Kalamazoo Ballet 
431 E. South St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007