The latest and greatest from our dance family!
Joanna Hardy (Dance Education, 2012) is a dancer with Moxie Contemporary Ballet in Portland, OR, and also serves as their Outreach Coordinator.
Carolyn Bolton (Dance Performance, 2011) has danced with Rambert Dance Company, a touring contemporary company based in London, England, since 2014. Carolyn was selected from over 150 candidates for one of two positions with the critically-lauded company, where she works with renowned choreographers Christopher Bruce and Mark Morris, as well as performing works by Merce Cunningham.
In May, 2015, Carolyn was interviewed by BBC One about a new piece, Dark Arteries, which the company has developed to mark the 30th anniversary of the miner's strike in England. Click here to see the interview. (Carolyn is shown after the 1:30 mark.)
She also reports that she has been to selected to choreograph for the company in December, 2015.
Alyson Amato and Kelsey Crum (‘13) are co-founders of “Carolina Dance Collaborative” based in Greenville, SC. CDC is a mobile dance outreach company based on the principles they learned as Dance Education majors, and also builds on Alyson's certification in Community Dance from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. They say they aim to engage all people with dance and are working with age ranges spanning from 2-93!
Olivia Anderson (’12) is a current MFA candidate in Dance and Teaching Associate at University of California-Irvine.
Hannah Bailey (‘1) began Masters in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling in Chicago. She completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training and has been teaching at CorePower Yoga's around Chicagoland ever since. She is helping to lead her first yoga teacher training in Fall 2015. She has also taught yoga at Columbia College Chicago and for the Epilepsy Foundation of Chicago.
Hannah Brown (’13) – Company Member, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, Carmel, IN
Krista Burwell ('15) is teaching ballet at Upstate Carolina Dance Center (Anderson, SC) and Arts Academy of the Carolinas (Spartanburg, SC).
Kelsey Crum (’13) and Juliana Jordan (’11) are dance artists with Naina Dewan Dance Company, recently featured at TEDxGreenville.