KSU Dance Co.

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The KSU Dance Co. is a pre-professional dance company that performs on campus, regionally, and nationally. Students who major in Dance have the opportunity to audition at the beginning of each semester (fall/spring) to be a part of the company. The mission of the KSU Dance Co. is to bring concert dance to the community as well as serve the mission of education in dance through its outreach performances. The company tours regional venues, performing and educating students about dance as a performing art. Students in the company gain valuable touring experience while serving an important community mission. Members of the KSU Dance Co. receive academic credit for performing in season concerts, informal concerts, and in community partner projects. 

Fall 2019 Dance Company

  • Angelita Andrade

    Angelita Andrade

    Angelita is a sophomore dance major with a ballet concentration. This will be her second semester in the KSU dance company. She began her dance career at the age of 3 at Alpharetta Dance Theatre. At the age of 13 she transferred to Studio 23 and danced in the company for 5 years. She is genuinely excited to continue her love for dance at KSU.

    • Kelsey Ashy

      Kelsey Ashy

      Kelsey is a senior dance major with a concentration in modern. She has been dancing for 18 years. She danced with the Charleston Youth Company and Charleston Dance Institute prior to her training at Kennesaw State University. This year, she is the Treasurer of the KSU Dance Company and the Event Chair of the Student Dance Collective. While at KSU she has had the opportunity to study abroad in Israel, training in Gaga, been a part of the production crew and been a part of faculty and student works. This is her fourth semester in the company, and she is very excited to get the opportunity to work with the new faculty member Thang Dao!

      • Ethan Brasseaux

        Ethan Brasseaux

        Ethan is a fourth-year dance major this year at Kennesaw State University. Ethan comes from Elite Dance Academy, Inc. in Phenix City, Alabama, where he was a part of the competition company. Ethan has trained in jazz, tap, musical theatre, heels, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, ballet, modern, and jazz funk. Currently, Ethan teaches and choreographs for local studios. Aside from dance, creating in many facets is a huge part of his life. This is his fourth consecutive fall show, making it his sixth semester performing in the company. Ethan is very grateful to perform again with KSU Dance.

        • Kayla Brown

          Kayla Brown

          Kayla is a sophomore dance major with a modern concentration. She grew up training in many styles and competing within the southeast region with INSPIRE School for the Arts. This is her first semester dancing with the Dance Company at KSU and could not be more excited.

          • Grace Buckley

            Grace Buckley

            Grace is a sophomore dance major with a modern concentration, though she has a heavy background in ballet. She began dancing with the Lilburn School of Ballet when she was 5 and continued her training with their company, Northeast Atlanta Ballet from 2010-2018. This is her second opportunity to perform with the Dance Company at KSU. Here at KSU she is looking to broaden her dance experience and become a well-rounded dancer.

            • Julia Captino

              Julia Captino

              Julia is a dance major with a modern concentration. This will be her second semester in the KSU dance company. She has been on the production crew as well for a semester. She began dancing at the age of five at various studios. Then, she attended a performing arts magnet program throughout high school before beginning her adventure at Kennesaw State University. Julia is thrilled to be given this amazing opportunity with the KSU Dance Company and she can't wait to see what the future holds for her!

              • Teyla Dubose

                Teyla Dubose

                Teyla DuBose is a junior dance major with a ballet concentration. This will be her second season in the KSU Dance Company. She started her career at a young age of 3 at Stage Door Dance Studio and later joined British Academy of Performing Arts dancing in company for 10 years. In addition, she was a part of Pebblebrook High school dance program for 4 years and has received several accolades along the way. She is honored to be a member of the KSU Dance Company and looks forward to many dance opportunities in the future.

                • Monika Eisenheim

                  Monika Eisenheim

                  Monika is a Senior Dance Major (ballet concentration) with a German Studies and Geography Double Minor. She was an officer for the KSU National Honors Society for Dance Arts and helped create the new Student Dance Collective organization at KSU. She is excited to pursue her fourth semester as a KSU Dance Company member. Additionally, she has had the opportunity to travel internationally for dance with Atlanta Professional Dance Academy (under the direction of Wei Dongsheng). Monika is looking forward to all opportunities the future may hold!

                  • Nina Eisenheim

                    Nina Eisenheim

                    Nina is a senior dance major, with a ballet concentration. She has performed with the KSU Dance Company for two semesters and served on the production crew for one semester as the sound bound operator. Nina began dancing at the age of 3 and has most recently trained at Atlanta Professional Dance Academy under the direction of Wei Dongsheng. She’s thrilled to be a part of the company for another semester!

                    • Jewel Ellis

                      Jewel Ellis

                      Jewel is a first year dance major with a concentration in ballet. She began her dance career at the age of 3 training with Northeast Atlanta Ballet. She further continued her training at Gwinnett Ballet Theatre. Jewel has attended many intensives with the Joffery Ballet, Orlando Ballet, and the Georgia Governor's Honors Program as a dance major. Jewel is honored to be a part of the company and excited to see what the future holds.

                      • Madison Gallien

                        Madison Gallien

                        Madison is ecstatic to be apart of the KSU Dance Company this semester. She is a senior, and has had the honor of training with KSU Dance for 3 years. She is pursuing a career as a professional dancer and plans to join an international dance company after graduation. Madison is thrilled about spending her last fall semester in the company, and can't wait to see what opportunities lie ahead for her.

                        • Hadiyah Glover

                          Hadiyah Glover

                          Hadiyah is a new face to the KSU dance company. She is a freshman dance major that graduated from Dekalb School of the Arts, one of the top 10 schools in Georgia. She has performed in numerous ballets as well as choreographed multiple works in the past 3 years. Along with dance Hadiyah has stage managed productions as well as built the sets and hung the lights for productions. She is extremely excited to work in the department this year and hopes you’ll see her many more times on stage in the future.

                          • Chaes Hatfield

                            Chaes Hatfield

                            Chaes Hatfield began his dance training at age three at his mother’s dance studio, Miss Bridgette’s Turning Point Dance Academy in Cincinnati, OH. He is currently pursuing a BFA in Dance at Kennesaw State University on two merit based dance scholarships. In addition to performing with the KSU Dance Company for the Third time in his collage career, Chaes has performed with Miss Bridgette’s Turning Point Dance Academy (Cincinnati, OH), Gretchen Green School of Dance (Savannah, GA), Studio 23 Dance Company (Atlanta, GA), as well as for A Heartbeat Films Production music film in Atlanta, GA.

                            • Michaela Heide

                              Michaela Heide

                              Michaela Heide is a senior dance major with a ballet concentration. She is excited to be a part of the KSU Dance Company for her 6th semester. Michaela will be competing in the 2020 Miss Georgia competition in June where she will share her love for the arts and dance. 

                              • Lily Helmly

                                Lily Helmly

                                Lily Helmly is a senior dance major with a ballet concentration. She began dancing at the age of three at the British Academy of Performing Arts where she was a part of their pre-professional dance company for 11 years prior to graduating high school. This will be her fifth semester as a member of the dance company at KSU and has also been part of the production crew for two semesters. This year, she has the privilege of serving as president of the new Student Dance Collective at KSU. Lily is thrilled to be a part of the company and cannot wait to see what's in store! 

                                • Anna Jackson

                                  Anna Jackson

                                  Anna Jackson is a sophomore dance major with a concentration in modern. This is her second semester being a part of the dance company at KSU. She is very excited to perform in both Slang and the President’s Concert. She trained at Fleetwood Dance Theatre for 15 prior to her dance career at Kennesaw State. Anna hopes to have a career in musical theatre after college.

                                  • Kaitlin Koehn

                                    Kaitlin Koehn

                                    Kaitlin Koehn is a senior dance major with a modern concentration at Kennesaw State University. She is a transfer student from Riverton Wyoming with an Associate’s Degree in Dance and Business Administration. She is excited to dance with the company for a third semester.

                                    • Grace Lewis

                                      Grace Lewis

                                      Grace is a sophomore dance major with a modern concentration. This is her first semester in the company. Grace began dance at the age of 4 at Centre Stage School of Dance. She is so excited to be a part of the company this semester! 

                                      • Eshe Likens

                                        Eshe Likens

                                        Eshe is a freshman double major in dance and business with a modern concentration. This will be her first semester in the KSU dance company. She began her career at Dodd's Performing arts dance center at the age of 11 and was apart of the company for 6 years. She continued at Pebblebrook high school in the performing arts program for 4 years. Eshe is very excited and grateful for this opportunity to continue her dance education with the Kennesaw State University Dance Company. 

                                        • Raven-Lynn Lipford

                                          Raven-Lynn Lipford

                                          Raven is a Freshman dance major at Kennesaw State University with a modern concentration. Raven received all of her training from the TRI-C Creative Arts Department under the direction of Terence Greene. Raven has traveled throughout the country studying dance for many years and she is so excited to embark on the new journey that the KSU dance company has to offer! Raven is a Freshman dance major at Kennesaw State University with a modern concentration. Raven received all of her training from the TRI-C Creative Arts Department under the direction of Terence Greene. Raven has traveled throughout the country studying dance for many years and she is so excited to embark on the new journey that the KSU dance company has to offer! 

                                          • Darvensky Louis

                                            Darvensky Louis

                                            Darvensky Louis is a Senior at Kennesaw State University. This is his six semester with the company. He is a dance major and is also a modern concentration. He has had the opportunity to film and dance for some major dance companies like Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, Fly On A Wall, Gotta Dance Contemporary, and GMDT. Darvensky is excited and ready for a challenging semester with the KSU Dance Company. 

                                            • Valerie Louis

                                              Valerie Louis

                                              Valerie is a senior dance major with a concentration in modern. This is her sixth semester performing with the KSU Dance Company. She attended Southern Performing Arts Academy, directed by Alicia and Brandon Chitwood, and danced in their company, Southern Ballet Theatre for 3 years. This is Valerie's last semester performing with KSU and she is very excited to continue her journey after the KSU Dance Company!

                                              • Simona Lucchi

                                                Simona Lucchi

                                                Simona Lucchi is a junior at Kennesaw State University. This is her fourth semester dancing with the company at KSU. Before dancing at Kennesaw, Simona was a competitive gymnast for 10 years. She is double majoring in dance, with a modern concentration, and journalism. Simona is thrilled to be a part of the KSU dance company and hopes to continue for years to come.

                                                • Ashlyn Macie

                                                  Ashlyn Macie

                                                  Ashlyn Macie is a senior Dance major with a Modern concentration. This will be her fifth semester in the KSU dance company and she also has been on production crew for a semester. She began her dance career at a young age. She has trained with Ballethnic and Metayer Conservatory for the Arts. Ashlyn is very excited to be a part of the company this semester and see what else is in store in the future with KSU dance.

                                                  • Brianna Mack

                                                    Brianna Mack

                                                    Brianna is a freshman dance major with a concentration in ballet. This will be her 1st semester in the KSU dance company. She started dance at the age of 3 and danced with Gwinnett Ballet Theatre for 10 years. She has attended multiple summer intensives including Dance Theatre of Harlem, Southeastern School of Ballet, and Texas Ballet Theatre. She was also invited to take part in Texas Ballet Theatre's professional division during their 2018-2019 season. Brianna is delighted to begin her journey within the company and hopes to broaden her dance abilities. 

                                                    • Sierra Mansfield

                                                      Sierra Mansfield

                                                      Sierra is a sophomore dance major with a ballet concentration. She started her dance career with Chattanooga Ballet when she was young and danced with Center for Creative Arts for most of her high school career. She was a crew member last fall for the KSU Dance Company and this is her second time performing on stage with the KSU Dance Company. Sierra is looking forward to being apart of company once again and remains excited for future productions.

                                                      • Kaley Marlow

                                                        Kaley Marlow

                                                        Kaley is a sophomore dance major with a modern concentration. This will be her second semester in the KSU dance company. She started her training at the age of 5 at Dance Academy West. She also trained and competed with CK DanceWorks for 6 years. Kaley is so excited to be a part of the fall company and can't wait to see what this year will bring.

                                                        • Taylor Martin

                                                          Taylor Martin

                                                          Taylor Martin is a Senior at Kennesaw State University. She is a dance major with a ballet concentration. Taylor was born in Michigan and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She trained with the Cleveland ballet and Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theater. Taylor has had the opportunity to dance with the Cleveland Ballet, and the Moscow Ballet. She has been a dance honors society officer and is now the historian for the Student Dance Collective. Taylor is very excited to be dancing with the KSU Dance Company. 

                                                          • McKenzie Maxey

                                                            McKenzie Maxey

                                                            Mckenzie is an upcoming Sophomore at Kennesaw State University, she is majoring in dance with a modern concentration but is also proficient in many other styles. McKenzie originally trained at West Cobb dance Explosion as a competition dancer, later on she earned a role in a professional contemporary company called Admix Project formally called Gotta Dance Contemporary. She is very honored to be a part of the KSU dance company for a third semester and cannot wait for more opportunities to come! 

                                                            • Caroline Mayfield

                                                              Caroline Mayfield

                                                              Caroline Mayfield is a senior dance major with a modern concentration at Kennesaw State. This is her fifth semester performing with the KSU Dance Company. She trained with Dance Dynamics Dance Studio as a competition dancer, as well as The Middle Georgia Youth Ballet, and attended the Governors Honors Program in 2014 as a recipient for dance. She is excited to perform for the final time in the fall company and will continue her journey of dancing once she graduates.

                                                              • Madeline Moore

                                                                Madeline Moore

                                                                Madeline Moore is a senior modern concentration at Kennesaw State. Before attending KSU, she trained with Covington Regional Ballet. While she has been here she has had the opportunity to attend the American College Dance Association conference in DC. Last semester she interned with ImmerseATL under the supervision of Sean Nguyen-Hilton and Sarah Hilmer. She is enthusiastic to be able to work with Ivan for her last piece with the dance company. 

                                                                • Layla Muhammad

                                                                  Layla Muhammad

                                                                  Layla Muhammad is a junior and also a Dance Major at Kennesaw State University in modern concentration. She has spent majority of her life training at Elevated Places Dance Company in College Park, GA. She has danced in Los Angeles for the Debby Allen Summer Intensive, New York for the Dance Theater of Harlem Summer Intensive, and she has also competed in multiple dance competitions across the country.

                                                                  • AJ Myers

                                                                    AJ Myers

                                                                    Alyssa is a senior at Kennesaw State, pursuing a double major in Dance with a ballet concentration and Information Technology. Alyssa began her dance training at 5, eventually finding a home with the British Academy of Performing Arts and learned various styles of dance. Alyssa is excited to perform on the stage representing the KSU Dance company for the second time. 

                                                                    • Ellie Olszeski

                                                                      Ellie Olszeski

                                                                      Ellie Olszeski started dancing when she was only three years old at her local dance studio in Roswell, Georgia. She started competing and performing with her company and fell in love with the art of dance. She continued her training with Roswell Dance Starz for fifteen years where she trained in ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, pointe, and many more styles. She competed in national competitions all over Georgia in group pieces as well as solo works. She started teaching when she was 15 and began choreographing and working with students to share her love of dance. This is Ellie’s second year with the Kennesaw State Dance Department and her first semester with Dance Company. She is a modern concentration with the department and looks forward to another wonderful season with Kennesaw. 

                                                                      • Bailey Jo Padgett

                                                                        Bailey Jo Padgett

                                                                        Bailey Jo Padgett is a senior Dance Major with a modern concentration at Kennesaw State University. She studied at The Alabama School of Fine Arts for six years. She is excited for this opportunity to dance with the company for a fourth semester.

                                                                        • Katie Patrick

                                                                          Katie Patrick

                                                                          Katie is a sophomore dance major with a concentration in Ballet. She trained at the Dance Theatre of Dalton for fourteen years, and taught for four years, before coming to Kennesaw State. This is her second time being in company, and she is so excited to be a part of a great show!

                                                                          • Hoke Payne

                                                                            Hoke Payne

                                                                            Hoke is a junior dance major with a modern concentration. This will be his fourth semester with the dance company. He began his dance career at nine years old with Rhythm Academy in Toccoa, GA, where he was part of their competition company for eleven years. Hoke then went to Athens, GA where he danced with DanceFX with their company before coming to Kennesaw State. Hoke is incredibly honored to be a part of the company and is excited to see what comes next for him.

                                                                            • Olivia Pieri

                                                                              Olivia Pieri

                                                                              Olivia Pieri is a senior dance major with a modern concentration. She is from Nassau, Bahamas where she trained with Just Dance Bahamas for four years before moving to Georgia to continue her tertiary education. With two semesters experience in production, Olivia is excited to be a member of the company and perform in her last semester. 

                                                                              • Leah Prince

                                                                                Leah Prince

                                                                                Leah Prince is a current freshman at Kennesaw State University with a double major in dance, with a concentration in modern, and exercise science. She is a native of Augusta, Georgia, where she began her dance studies at Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School as a modern dance student, and at Kane and Company Dance Productions as a member of their elite competition team. Leah is very excited about joining the KSU Dance Company for the fall semester and can’t wait to continue her dance journey at Kennesaw. 

                                                                                • Zachary Pritts

                                                                                  Zachary Pritts

                                                                                  Zac is a freshman dance major with a ballet concentration. This will be his first semester in KSU dance company. He began his dance career in January of 2018 at Rhythm Dance Center and was apart of their company for one year. Zac is thrilled to be apart of company this semester and is very excited to have the opportunity to dance in this performance. 

                                                                                  • Shari Purnell

                                                                                    Shari Purnell

                                                                                    Shari Purnell is a senior here at the KSU dance department, and this is her 4th semester in the KSU dance company. Shari Purnell is a recipient of dance scholarships such as the Joann Durham Arts scholarship, and the Elio Pomare scholarship. Furthermore, Shari will be representing KSU at ACDA this year as a choreographer, and she is excited for the year to come.

                                                                                    • Deanna Saunders

                                                                                      Deanna Saunders

                                                                                      Deanna is a sophomore dance major with a concentration in modern dance. This will be her second semester in the KSU dance company. For the past 13 years, she danced at Star Dance Studio in Newnan, GA, where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, lyrical, and hip hop. She was also a member of their performance company for 11 years. She now serves as a member of their teaching staff. Throughout her career, she has received many honors and learned so much through her teachers and fellow dancers. She is so excited to be a part of the KSU dance company.

                                                                                      • Jordan Silas

                                                                                        Jordan Silas

                                                                                        Jordan Silas is a senior dance major with a concentration in ballet. She trained at Gwinnett Ballet Theatre for 15 years before coming the Kennesaw State. She is honored to be performing with the KSU Dance Company for her sixth semester. Although she is excited to be graduating in December, she will miss her KSU Dance family and is so excited to perform with them one last time! 

                                                                                        • Joelle Smith

                                                                                          Joelle Smith

                                                                                          Joelle is a sophomore dance major with a modern concentration. This will be her second semester in the KSU dance company. She began her dance career at the age of 4 moving around Georgia to different companies finding her home at the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance. Joelle is very excited to be a part of this amazing company and grow with the KSU dance program.

                                                                                          • Julianne Staten

                                                                                            Julianne Staten

                                                                                            Julianne is a freshman dance major with a modern concentration at Kennesaw State University. This is her first semester in company. At age 15 Julianne began dancing at Scenic City Dance and immediately fell in love. She began training at many studios and taking every class available as she was a beginner seeking improvement. Throughout the years her passion for dance has only grown, and she is very honored and excited to be in company. 

                                                                                            • Bre Sterling

                                                                                              Bre Sterling

                                                                                              Bre Sterling is a fourth-year student at Kennesaw State University. She is a dance major with a concentration in modern technique. Her training began at five years old in Washington, DC with Black Experience Dance Troupe and Footsteps. Later moving to Georgia at 13, she trained with The Royal Dance Academy. Bre aspires to be a renowned choreographer and creative director after graduating from KSU. She is also highly thrilled to be a part of the dance company and share her gift on stage.

                                                                                              • Char Tep

                                                                                                Char Tep

                                                                                                Char Tep is a junior at Kennesaw State University pursuing a dance major with a modern concentration as well as minoring in Marketing. This is Char's third semester in the dance company. Char previously danced with Sugarloaf Ballet for 11 years. When Char was 14, she underwent a spinal fusion to align her spine and improve her scoliosis. She is so thankful to be able continue her career here in the department. Char is excited to be apart of the KSU Dance Company for another semester! 

                                                                                                • Annessa Thompson

                                                                                                  Annessa Thompson

                                                                                                  Annessa is a freshman double major in exercise science and dance with a ballet concentration. This will be her first semester with the KSU dance company. She began her dance career at the age of 3, dancing most recently at the Madison Dance Studio. She was a part of the Madison Dance Studio’s Ensemble for 7 years, the Middle Georgia Youth Ballet for 3 years, and the Nutcracker of Middle Georgia for 8 years. Annessa is very excited and thankful to be a part of KSU’s dance company and ready to continue her dance career. 

                                                                                                  • Laura Grace Wenning

                                                                                                    Laura Grace Wenning

                                                                                                    Laura Grace Wenning is a Dance Major with a ballet concentration here at KSU. This will be her second season performing in the KSU dance company. She received her dance training from Wei Dongsheng at Atlanta Professional Dance Academy and has had the privilege to perform abroad in China. She has also been blessed to work under the direction of Antwan Sessions and his company Lamorris Namari Ballet and is now in her third season. She can’t wait to see what the future holds and how she is will be challenged as a dancer and artist this coming season.

                                                                                                    • Mattie Westbrooks

                                                                                                      Mattie Westbrooks

                                                                                                      Mattie Westbrooks is a sophomore dance major with a concentration in ballet. This will be her second semester in company. She is super excited to be a part of company again.

                                                                                                      • Taylor Wheatley

                                                                                                        Taylor Wheatley

                                                                                                        Taylor is a Senior dance major with a concentration in ballet. She has been dancing for eighteen years and trained at Chambers Performing Arts in multiple styles of dance. She has traveled with the Company across the Southeast and has performed at the Kennedy Center as a part of the American College Dance Association. This is her sixth consecutive semester in the Kennesaw State Dance Company and has also been on the production crew for one semester. She is very excited to be a part of the Kennesaw State University Dance Company once again this semester!

                                                                                                        • Emily White

                                                                                                          Emily White

                                                                                                          Emily White is currently in her third year at Kennesaw State University, and is also in her second year of being in the KSU Dance Company. Emily is from Cairo, GA where she also trained before coming up to Kennesaw. Her roles have included: Odette in Swan Lake; Sugar Plum Fairy, Arabian, and Marzipan in The Nutcracker. She has also performed in YAGP and had gone off to summer intensives at The Rock School and Joffrey South. Emily is excited to start her second year in company under the direction of resident choreographer Thang Dao. 

                                                                                                          • Jordan Whitfield

                                                                                                            Jordan Whitfield

                                                                                                            Jordan is a sophomore dance major with a concentration in modern and early childhood education major. She started her dance career at the age of five at Starmaker Dance Company in Ringgold, Georgia. She has been dancing competitively for years and has won numerous awards and scholarships. She enjoys teaching young kids ballet, jazz, lyrical, and contemporary. She has had opportunities in dance modeling where she has appeared in publications such as Dance Spirit Magazine, Pointe Magazine, and Dance Magazine. This is Jordan’s third semester of being a part of the KSU Dance Company. She is extremely excited and thankful to be a part of such a wonderful organization.

                                                                                                            Fall 2019 Dance Production Crew

                                                                                                            • Mya Bresler

                                                                                                              Mya Bresler

                                                                                                              Mya is a freshman dance major with a ballet concentration. She trained at Dance and Music Academy in Woodstock most of her life, but also danced on and off when she was younger. This is her first semester with the company and she is excited to be apart of the crew and to work with everyone!

                                                                                                              • LaRon Foy

                                                                                                                LaRon Foy

                                                                                                                LaRon Foy is a 5th year, at Kennesaw State University, dance major with a modern concentration. His most recent production credit was heading light and sound design in Theatre Guild Valdosta’s production of The Odd Couple. He has been active in the dance world for 7 years and active in the production world for 5. He would like to thank the cast and other crew members.

                                                                                                                • Lauren Jones

                                                                                                                  Lauren Jones

                                                                                                                  Lauren is a junior Exercise Science major and a dance minor. She trained at Studio Dance Inc. and has a concentration in modern. It is her first year doing crew for dance and she is excited for all the new experiences that comes with it.

                                                                                                                  • Breanna Legant

                                                                                                                    Breanna Legant

                                                                                                                    Breanna Legant is a junior at KSU double majoring in Dance with a concentration in modern as well as majoring in Media and Entertainment. She has over 16 years of dance experience, and 10 years of competitive dance experience. This is her third semester being a part of the company and is very excited to be a part of the production crew again.

                                                                                                                    • Dominique Nixon

                                                                                                                      Dominique Nixon

                                                                                                                      Dominique is a Junior at Kennesaw State University as a Dance major in a Modern Concentration. This will be her first year working in Dance Production and attending KSU. She has been dancing at the age of 14 and is very excited to be a part of a Production Crew.

                                                                                                                      • Mickel Peace

                                                                                                                        Mickel Peace

                                                                                                                        Mickel is a senior dance major with a modern concentration. This is her second semester with the KSU production crew and she has also been in KSU dance company for a semester. She began dancing at the young age of 6 at Susan’s Dance Studio while also attending Dekalb Elementary School of the Arts majoring in dance and drama. She was also apart of a traveling dance company while at DESA called Shows To Go. Mickel is extremely estatic to be apart of the production crew this semester and looking forward to new experiences with KSU dance.

                                                                                                                        • Reagan Replogle

                                                                                                                          Reagan Replogle

                                                                                                                          Reagan is a freshman double majoring in dance, with a concentration in Ballet, and a Photography major. She began dance at the age of 3 and never looked back. She has tumbled and danced competitivley for the last 11 years as well dancing with her ballet company at MJM Studios in her home town of Florence Kentucky. She is thrilled to be at KSU and to explore the world of production this Fall.

                                                                                                                          • Veronica Sacca

                                                                                                                            Veronica Sacca

                                                                                                                            Veronica is a Dance Major at Kennesaw State University and her concentration is in Modern Dance. Her dance practice took place at Academy of Ballet and Dancer's Studio Backstage/Atlanta Dance Theater where she trained in modern, ballet, contemporary, jazz, and other forms of dance. She danced as part of the KSU Dance Company for four semesters and is excited to be a part of crew this semester!

                                                                                                                            • Emilie Thuman

                                                                                                                              Emilie Thuman

                                                                                                                              Emilie Thuman is Junior dance major with a concentration in ballet. She began training at the very young age of 3 at Atlanta Festival Ballet under the instruction of Nicolas Pacana and Gregory Aaron. From then she went on to train with other studios such as Atlanta Ballet and Dance Contempra in Peachtree City Georgia before moving to the KSU Dance Company. This year she has been given the opportunity to work along David Tatu in the Production crew and looks forward to a fantastic year with the KSU Dance Company.

                                                                                                                              • Gabi Turem

                                                                                                                                Gabrielle Turem

                                                                                                                                Gabi is in her first semester at KSU as a double major in psychology and dance, with a concentration in modern dance. She started dancing recreationally at Hickory Flat Dance Academy at the age of two and joined their company at the age of eight; she then transferred to a more rigorous studio, Duet Dance Academy, to finish her senior year in a more professional environment. Gabi has been dancing for 16 years, 5 of them competitively, but has also been attending KSU intensives and festivals since the age of 13 and is very excited to be a part of the Dance Major Program and Production Crew. She is looking forward to learning and experiencing new things.

                                                                                                                                • Mary Wiley

                                                                                                                                  Mary Wiley

                                                                                                                                  Mary is a Junior dance major with ballet concentration. This will be her second semester in KSU dance company, but first semester working in production. She has danced since she was 2 years old, and has had some prior experience in production, but is so excited to learn even more. She is ecstatic to be working with Mr. Tatu and the rest of the production team this semester!

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