What do you like to do for fun? What are your hobbies?
I practice yoga on a regular basis – Vinyasa and Bikram. I like to take bike rides and walk the beaches in Chicago to find beach glass.
Oakland University, BFA in Dance, Double Minor in Journalism and Advertising.
When did you start dancing?
When I was 3 years old.
What’s your favorite part about teaching dance?
Watching creativity through dance and seeing the “light bulb” click on when a student makes the connection.
What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I hate to brush my hair when it is wet.
Who is your favorite choreographer and or dance company?
Nederlands Dans Theatre. BEAUTIFUL!
What is in your dance bag on a daily basis?
SNACKS. I cannot survive without snacks. My mom calls me a grazer because I’m constantly eating snacks.
Your favorite food?
Nothing can beat mom’s or grandma’s cooking!! Its just like comfort on a plate.
Do you currently dance with any dance companies here in Chicago?
After years of performing full time with companies in Indianapolis, IN and Chicago, IL, I have taken a step back to freelancing here and there! When I am not teaching or rehearsing, you can find with working in graphic design and marketing for Broadway in Chicago.