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Kristin Danielle-Taylor Duncan

Instructor in the Dance Program
Dance Program


Kristin Taylor Duncan is a native of Durham, NC. She is a BFA graduate of the UNC School of the Arts.  Ms. Taylor has trained at Jacobs Pillow, and on scholarship at the Lou Conte Dance Studios in Chicago. While based in New York, she apprenticed with Urban Bush Women, and worked with choreographers Nathan Trice, Bridget Moore, Christal Brown and Sidra Bell. Kristin has performed with Andrea Woods, Mexico City-based Tania Perez-Salas Compania de Danza, Juel Lane, Gaspard Louis, Nnenna Freelon and Kariamu Welsh in the Clothesline Muse, nosi DANCE theatre and created and performed works for Yuxtadanza Compania de Danza of Venezuela.

Ms. Duncan is a proud recipient of the 2012 Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artist Grant to produce a concert of her latest works with her company KT COLLECTIVE (recently wrapping up its 2nd season, Kindly Rooted Dance). In 2013 Kristin performed with Helen Simoneau of Helen Simoneau Danse for the DANCE X Tour traveling to Montreal, Tokyo and Busan, South Korea.

Recently Kristin has worked as an instructor assistant and program assistant for the Duke Action Science Camp directed by Randee Haven O’Donnell. Currently, she teaches dance at Riverside High School, Encore Academy of Dance and the Ballet School of Chapel Hill as well as pursuing her teaching license at North Carolina Central University.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Instructor in the Dance Program · 2021 - Present Dance Program, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina School of the Arts · 2011 B.F.A.