Manhattan Beach, CA
BFA Class of 2019
Where did you train?
I grew up training at various studios in Los Angeles and New York. In high school, I trained mostly at Los Angeles County High School For the Arts (LACHSA), EDGE, and Mather Dance Company.
What inspires you?
I am inspired by extremely avant-garde films, overwhelming landscapes, all things obscure, bodies, colors, animals and more. The interplay of these different mediums opens up my creative thought in different ways.
Tell us a fun fact about you.
At age 18, I chose to live in Asia for about a year working with hurt panda bears and gibbon apes.
What does it mean to be a part of USC Kaufman’s inaugural class?
It means that I have the opportunity to help shape dance culture at USC. Also, there is excitement in learning and embarking and on a new adventure.