Biography of the Director
Kim McCachren Sellers opened Commerce School of Dance in September of 1995
after dancing professionally with the Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre in Atlanta,
Georgia.  High- lights from her 10-year career with Ruth Mitchell include making
the company's New York City debut at the Riverside Theatre and performing in
two Piccolo Spoleto International Arts Festivals in Charleston, South Carolina.
Kim has performed to critical acclaim various featured roles and solos, and as a
guest artist, performed with many local choreographers and producers.  She
portrayed Mexican visual artist Frida Kahlo in a movement theatre piece about
her life that was filmed for PBS affiliate Channel 30. This was part of a series that
was named runner-up for the Robert Downing Award for local programming in
1991 and was shown at the American Film Institute's American Film Festival in
Los Angeles for that year.  Kim began her teaching career at the Ruth Mitchell
Dance Studios in 1987, teaching all ages, including the pre-professional
apprentices. While Kim was a faculty member of the school, Ruth Mitchell
received the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts.  Kim has also taught in
Conyers, Tucker, Griffin, and Toccoa, Georgia.
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