Zodiac Sign:  Cancer   What is your favorite word?  "Crazy!" I don't know if its necessarily my favorite but I tend to use it a lot.   If you didn't have to sleep, how would you spend your extra time?  I would probably read a book. I don't find a lot of time to read so it would be nice.   What is the worst job you ever had?  Hmmm...I fortunately haven't had any terrible jobs. Stressful, but none too terrible.   What is the first career you dreamed of having as a kid?  An orthodontist. I spent a lot of time there as a kid and apparently had a pretty positive experience...   If you were a ghost where would you haunt and why?  Central park in New York, I would never get bored.   What is the one thing you wish you were better at?  I have always wanted to be able to run, like more than in an emergency situation...   What animal would you be and why?  A dragon. Flying and breathing fire...the best.

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

What is your favorite word? "Crazy!" I don't know if its necessarily my favorite but I tend to use it a lot.

If you didn't have to sleep, how would you spend your extra time? I would probably read a book. I don't find a lot of time to read so it would be nice.

What is the worst job you ever had? Hmmm...I fortunately haven't had any terrible jobs. Stressful, but none too terrible.

What is the first career you dreamed of having as a kid? An orthodontist. I spent a lot of time there as a kid and apparently had a pretty positive experience...

If you were a ghost where would you haunt and why? Central park in New York, I would never get bored.

What is the one thing you wish you were better at? I have always wanted to be able to run, like more than in an emergency situation...

What animal would you be and why? A dragon. Flying and breathing fire...the best.

Jaime Kotrba

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Jaime Kotrba grew up in Michigan and received her primary dance training at Company Dance Traverse in Traverse City, Michigan.  She later graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy where she was a dance major under the direction of Sharon Randolph.  She then attended the Dance Theatre of Harlem School, before joining the professional company.  With DTH she toured nationally and internationally, dancing works by George Balanchine, John Taras, Michael Smuin and Geoffrey Holder. In 2006, Jaime helped found the Janusphere dance Company in New York City which they premiered in Santa Barbara, California. In 2007 she joined BalletMet Columbus and enjoyed dancing works by Gerard Charles, David Nixon and many others.  She has been a guest artist with Les Grands Ballet Canadiens' production of The Nutcracker, Viewpoint Dance in New York City, and Collage Dance Collective based in Memphis Tennessee where she worked with Kevin Thomas, Thaddeus Davis and Kevin Iega Jeff.

At CDT, Jaime has enjoyed dancing many works by Director Tim Veach and is thrilled to begin her tenth season with the company.