Kaylin Sturtevant

Plano, TX

BFA Class of 2020

Where did you train?

I have trained at Dance Industry Performing Arts Center under Christy Wolverton-Ryzman since I was six years old. In addition, I started training at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts my sophomore year of high school.

What inspires you?

Watching other artists inspires me, whether they are my close friends or professionals I have never met before. I love watching people in their zone doing what they are most passionate about, and that inspires me to continue to train hard and develop my own artistry.

Describe yourself in three words.

Optimistic. Dedicated. Energetic.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

I wanted to be a professional soccer player until I was eleven years old.

What does it mean to be a part of USC Kaufman?

It is such an honor to be a part of this incredible program! Besides the fact that the faculty, students, and classes are amazing, the overall experience is the best fit for my goals and aspirations. I am excited for the engaging explorations and collaborations among my talented peers and can’t believe the endless opportunities and connections that will be right at my feet. Saying that I attend USC Kaufman fills me with immense pride and happiness.