Washington University in St. Louis, BA in Dance and Psychological and Brain Sciences (Class of 2018, GPA 3.75)

American Dance Festival Six Week School (2017, 2015)

University of Roehampton (Spring 2017)

River North Dance Chicago workshop (February 2016)

American College Dance Association (2016, 2015)

North Carolina Dance Institute (2001 to 2014)

Joffrey Ballet School (Summer 2011)

The Rock School for Dance Education (Summer 2009)


Cecil Slaughter, David Marchant, Christine Knoblauch-O’neal, Antonio Douthit-Boyd, Alicia Graf Mack, Kirven Douthit-Boyd, Jennifer Medina, Shayla-Vie Jenkins, Andrea Weber, Jennifer Nugent, Patrick Simoniello, Melody Staples, Tom Terry, Courtney Harris, Matthew Paluch, James Sutton, Kameron Saunders, Hanna Gillgren, Mariko Kumanomido, Kirstie Tice Spadie, Sarah Putterman, Abby Zbikowski, Ray Schwartz, Ronald West, Tiffany Wheeler, Margot Martin, Zalman Raffael

Master Classes

  • Raja Feather Kelly (October 2017)
  • Ting-Ting Chang (October 2017)
  • Mark Morris Dance Group (July 2017)
  • Liz Lerman (July 2017)
  • Shay Kuebler (July 2017)
  • Yossi Berg and Oded Graf (July 2017)
  • Judith Jamison (November 2016)
  • Sarah Bibik (July 2016)
  • Sherry Zunker (July 2016)
  • Hannah Brictson (July 2016)
  • Ethan Kirschbaum (July 2016)
  • Deek Buckins (July 2016)
  • Hayley Meier (July 2016)
  • Olivia Rehrman (July 2016)
  • Christian Denice (July 2016)
  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (February 2016)
  • Alonzo King LINES Ballet (January 2016)
  • The Big Muddy (November 2015)
  • Doug Varone (Spring 2015)


  • Resilience Dance Company (December 2019 to present)
  • Modern American Dance Company 2 (August 2018 to 2019)
  • CARAVAN (Cecil Slaughter, March 2016, The Slaughter Project Dance Company)
  • RELEASE! (Cecil Slaughter, April 2015, The Slaughter Project Dance Company)
  • NOISE (Ronald West, Lindsey Matheis, July 2014, Black Irish Contemporary Hip-Hop Company)
  • North Carolina Dance Festival Tour (Ronald West, 2013-2014 season, Black Irish Contemporary Hip-Hop Company)
  • SPARKcon Festival (Ronald West, September 2013, Black Irish Contemporary Hip-Hop Company)
  • TRUCK (Ronald West, June 2013, Black Irish Contemporary Hip-Hop Company)


  • The Gathering (Cecil Slaughter, April 2018, WUDance Collective)
  • “Contrast and Layers” (Seda Aybay, January 2018, Washington University)
  • “Refuge” (David Marchant, December 2017, March 2018, Washington University, American College Dance Association Central Region Gala Concert)
  • “The Land of 1000 Dances” (Raja Feather Kelly, December 2017, Washington University)
  • “Tones” (Ting-Ting Chang, December 2017, Washington University)
  • “Torke” (Christine Knoblauch-O’Neal, December 2017, Washington University)
  • Bill T. Jones Repertory (Shayla-Vie Jenkins, July 2017, American Dance Festival)
  • ON DISPLAY (Heidi Latsky, July 2017, American Dance Festival)
  • “Inquiry Dynamic” (Nathan Trice, December 2016, Washington University)
  • “Des poems de prevert” (Dawn Karlovsky, December 2016, Washington University)
  • “Home Leaving” (David Marchant, December 2016, Washington University)
  • “Love Letter” (Becca Lemme, August 2016, River North Dance Chicago)
  • “Since Feeling is First” (Emily Duggins, March 2016, Washington University, American College Dance Association)
  • “c o n s t e l l a t i o n” (K.J. Holmes, February 2016, Washington University)
  • “Veritas” (Jennifer Medina, December 2015, March 2016, Washington University, American College Dance Association)
  • “I Remember it Well” (David Marchant, December 2015, Washington University)
  • “Into the Light” (Christine Knoblauch-O’neal, December 2015, Washington University)
  • Merce Cunningham Repertory (Andrea Weber, July 2015, American Dance Festival)
  • “For the Fame” (David Marchant, December 2014, Washington University)
  • “FURY” (Kameron Saunders, December 2014, March 2015, Washington University, American College Dance Association)
  • Summer Showcase (Kirstie Spadie, annually 2005 to 2013, North Carolina Dance Institute)


  • All is haze, all is dust. (March 2020, The Chapel Venue, Presented by Emily Duggins)
    • Evening-length event with art show and dance concert
  • “In favor of kindness” (January 2020, Big Muddy Dance Company Convergence Trainees)
  • “Who am I without the others?” (December 2019, Modern American Dance Company 2)
  • “circumstances” (June 2019, Missouri Dance Organization. July 2019, Exchange Choreography Festival Presenting Artist)
  • In Memoriam (April 2019, The Chapel Venue, Presented by Emily Duggins. Excerpt September 2019, CommUNITY Arts Concert)
    • Evening-length event with art show and dance concert
  • “As we are, with love” (March 2018, April 2018, Washington University Dance Collective, St. Louis Dance Festival)
  • 1:05 (January 2018, Washington University Black Anthology)
  • “As we are, with love” (July 2017, American Dance Festival Student Concert)
  • Black and Blue (February 2017, Washington University Black Anthology)
  • “Landslide” (June 2017, North Carolina Dance Institute Summer Showcase)
  • “And so, in silence, we continue.” (April 2016, Luminous, Washington University Dance Collective, Fall 2017, United States Institute for Theatre Technology Lighting Design for Dance Competition)
  • Young Choreographers’ Showcase (Student Director, April 2016, Washington University)
  • “Since Feeling is First” (March 2016, American College Dance Association. April 2016, Young Choreographers’ Showcase, Washington University)
  • Mr. Wash U (March 2016, Washington University)
  • Student Dance Showcase (Assistant Director, April 2015)
  • “Lost” (April 2015, Student Dance Showcase, Washington University)


Arts in Motion School of Dance and Music (2018 to present)

  • Director of Dance Program
  • Director of Performance Ensembles
  • Modern, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Creative Movement
  • Ages 2.5-18

Center of Contemporary Arts (2019)

  • Intermediate Jazz

North Carolina Dance Institute (2012 to 2017)

  • Modern, Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip-Hop
  • Levels: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ages: 7-Adult


  • CityDance, founded by Emily Duggins, serves the greater purpose of bringing dance education to children in St. Louis by allowing dancers in the Washington University community to teach classes to local kids. CityDance taught 94 classes in the community in its first year.
  • My classes: Flynn Park Elementary School (first grade weekly Fall 2017, third through fifth grade weekly 2017-2018)

Substitute teacher at Innovative Movement Dance Company (Spring 2018), Janice’s Fabulous Feet (Winter 2017)


  • Ian D.W. Cramer Prize for Dance (Spring 2016, Spring 2018, Washington University)
  • John Jutkowitz Summer Grant (Summer 2017, Washington University)
  • “And so, in silence, we continue.” selected for USITT Lighting Design for Dance Competition (Fall 2017)
  • “Since Feeling is First” selected by faculty for performance at ACDA Central Region (March 2016)


  • GarageBand/Sound Design
  • iMovie/Video Editing
  • Voice (Alto, Soprano)
  • Piano
  • Ukulele
  • Website Design and Basic Coding
  • Licensed Driver

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