Carol Culver moved to Kauai in 1998 after a long career as a Broadway, TV and film dancer, choreographer, singer and actress. She taught dance in Illinois and Los Angeles, CA and has been teaching dance on Kauai since 2000 preparing students to perform the many different styles needed for musical theatre. She has coached and choreographed many celebrities and was assistant choreographer to Patricia Birch on several shows including the hit movie "Grease". She restaged for Ms. Birch numerous stage productions of "Grease" including the national touring companies of the original Broadway production. She played Patty Simcox in the Broadway company and was a featured dancer in the film. She made her Broadway debut at the age of 21 in the revival of “The Boy Friend” in which she understudied and took over the lead role of Polly.
In addition to her Broadway, TV and film credits, she has performed in numerous musical theatre productions all across the United States. She has danced for some of Broadway's top choreographers including Tony Award winners Ron Field ("Cabaret") and Michael Bennett ("Promises Promises" and "Chorus Line"). Besides "Grease", she can be seen dancing in the feature films: "Pennies From Heaven", "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", "Roseland", and Steven Spielberg's "1941".On Kauai, in addition to teaching regular dance classes, she choreographs for many of the theatre groups here.