After growing up training competitively in Middle Tennessee, I received a B.F.A from The Ohio State University where I worked with choreographers such as Abby Zbikowski, Joshua Manculich, Ann Sofie Clemmenson, Stephen Koplowitz, Ohad Fishof/Noa Zuk, & others. As a sophomore, my duet with Tadas Varaneckas, Blended Hues, premiered at the 2015 Midwest American College Dance Festival Conference. My senior choreographic work From Four to Two, a ten minute piece based on anthropological studies of humans, won the 2016 BellaMoxi Emerging Choreographic Artist Festival in Chicago Illinois & an article in Dance Informa Magazine. While at OSU I curated a love for dance film. Unveiling premiered at both 30FPS Film Festival in Columbus Ohio &the Jacksonville Film Festival in Jacksonville, Florida. I’ve set work for Seven Dance Company, The Collaborative Dance Project, Susan Petry & The Gift Project, Found Youth, & Found Movement Group. Now back in Nashville, I have taken on the role of Associate Director for Found Movement Group under the executive direction of Stacie Flood-Popp where I will be Creative Director for the 2018/2019 Season and our final conceptualized show in March 29th, 30th, & 31st. I most recently taught on faculty for Southern Association of Dance Masters and teach Modern/Contemporary technique at the Millenium Dance Complex in Nashville as well as Nashville School of the Arts.
2018 Graduate of the Periscope Artist Entrepreneurship Training Program- Arts & Business Council of Nashville, TN
2017 Best overall modern/contemporary routine One Shot
2017 choreographic award for contemporary piece Entity
2015 Bellamoxi Emerging Choreographic Artist for From Four to Two
2015 dance film Unveiling accepted into the 30FPS Film Festival in Columbus, OH and the Jacksonville Film Festival in Florida
2015 Blended Hues duet with Tadas Varaneckas premieres at American College Dance Festival