Kathleen Moore is a former principal ballet dancer of the American Ballet Theatre.
Moore was born in Chicago, Illinois. She joined American Ballet Theatre as a member of the corps de ballet in 1982, was appointed Soloist by Mikhail Baryshnikov in 1988, and Principal Dancer in 1991.
Moore?s roles with ABT were many, working in the classics as well as the dramatic and modern repertory. Miss Moore created the role of The Girl in “The Informer” by Agnes de Mille, leading roles in Mark Morris? “Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes” and in Twyla Tharp?s “How Near Heaven” and “Jump Start”.
She was a member of the premiere tour of the White Oak Dance Project under the direction of Mikhail Baryshnikov and Mark Morris in 1990 and has appeared in several dance documentaries, including “Ballet” and the Herbert Ross movie “Dancers.”