Kara has been a member of the Joffrey Ballet since 2009. She was born in Hershey, Pennsylvania and began her training with the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet at the age of 8. When Ms. Zimmerman was 17, she continued her training with the Pacific Northwest Ballet School on Full Scholarship before joining the Pacific Northwest Ballet as a Corps de Ballet member in 2000. After 8 seasons with Pacific Northwest Ballet, she joined the Cincinnati Ballet as a Senior Soloist. This is Kara's 4th season with The Joffrey Ballet.
Since joining The Joffrey Ballet she has enjoyed performing in Stravinsky Violin Concerto (Aria II), In the Night (2nd pas), The Nutcracker (Sugar Plum, Snow Queen, Arabian), In the Middle Somewhat Elevated (main pas), Cinderella (Summer Fairy), Don Quixote (Dryad Queen), Age of Innocence (2nd pas), After the Rain, Reflections, Othello, Infra, The Merry Widow, and The Concert.
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