From The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK):
The University of Oklahomaâ€™s School of Dance is welcoming guest artists Helen Simoneau, Kathleen Ridlon, Nathan Trice and Darrell Moultrie, who will teach and help with choreography during Contemporary Dance Oklahomaâ€™s 2009 season.
Simoneau, of Quebec, Canada, has danced for Athena Vabla in London and was an apprentice for Isabelle Van Grinde in Montreal and spent four years teaching at the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Ridlon is an assistant professor of dance at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., and director of Midwest Dance Group.
During her 20-year professional career, Ridlon taught dance at colleges and professional dance schools, after-school programs, nursing homes and community organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club and the YMCA.