Tracy Vonder Haar, a former member of Hubbard Street Dance Company, returned to Chicago in 2016 after two decades in Los Angeles where she taught at Los Angeles Valley College, and was artistic director of Vonder Haar Center for the Performing Arts for ten years. When Tracy first lived in Chicago, she taught for Joel Hall, Ruth Page Center, Lou Conte Dance Studio, directed Chicago Studio for Dance and Musical Theatre, was Artistic Director of Dance and Company, was dance coordinator for the Musical Theatre Department at Columbia College, and was the director of the children’s choir for the Canadian/National tour of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” starring Donny Osmond.
She has choreographed and directed commercials, industrials, television shows, full length ballets, and scores of revues and musicals. She was also the resident choreographer for five years for Yip’s Children’s Choir in both Los Angeles and Hong Kong where her choreography was seen in over two dozen countries.
Other teaching credits include Webster University (St. Louis), Los Angeles Trade Technical College, and Pasadena Civic Ballet. Tracy is currently also on the faculty at Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Lou Conte Dance Studio, and Ballet Chicago.