phrase that inspires you: b • curious
Whether dance is your passion or simply a way to express yourself, use every class to become a better you. Explore every possibility in dance in order to find yourself. Never be too afraid to express yourself through dance. Dance is a medium for portraying your own artistry and feeling, so always keep digging to find yourself.
what inspired you to start dancing?
I began dancing at the age of 3 along with my twin sister. We both aspired to dance like our older sister.
what keeps you motivated?
The ability to share my love of dance with the community.
full merit scholarship to Milwaukee Ballet Summer Intensive, Indiana University Summer Intensive, and Alonzo King LINES Ballet Summer Intensive
multiple Student of the Month awards from New American Youth Ballet from 2014-2017
trained in which dance genres?
Student Artistic Director for New American Youth Ballet’s Student Choreography Showcase 2017 (consists of creating and managing all staff positions, casting choreographers and dancers, coordinating with First Presbyterian Theater’s director, and overseeing production)
why do you want to teach dance?
I love any opportunity to share my passion with fellow dancers with the hope of encouraging them in their own path with dance. Additionally, teaching others has inspired me to become a better dancer through my students' never-ending enthusiasm.
why do you teach at Studio b?
Studio b is truly a unique place. The energy, positivity, and encouragement shown by both teachers and parents creates an incredible atmosphere in which to train dancers.
I love baking, watching movies, and am a future astronautical engineer.