Naomi Karkuk

Joffrey Ballet School

Naomi Kakuk is originally from California and has been a New York based dancer and actor for over 20 years.  She has appeared on Broadway (OBC of THE PRODUCERS, THE FROGS, and currently NEW YORK NEW YORK), Off Broadway, at Lincoln Center, on national and international tours (including CHICAGO and CATS), at distinguished regional theaters and at Radio City Music Hall as a Rockette (6 seasons).  Film and TV credits include A VERY MURRAY CHRISTMAS, MADAME SECRETARY, THE OTHER TWO, SMASH, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, THE PRODUCERS (2005 feature film), and has made appearances on dozens of talk shows, commercials, and print ad campaigns.  Associate and assistant director and choreographer credits include POTUS…. (Assistant Director to Susan Stroman),THE RIGHT GIRL (Associate dir/chor to Susan Stroman), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Shakespeare in the Park), and DO I HEAR A WALTZ (City Center Encores!). She trained at many major ballet schools including San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, and the Rock School, and holds a BFA In Ballet from the University of Utah.