Meet USC Kaufman’s Class of 2026

August 12, 2022

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USC Kaufman welcomes a new group of BFA students, who will become the eighth cohort of dance majors. The Class of 2026, comprised of 26 students, will start classes on August 22nd. Below is the roster; click through to learn more about each dancer.

Andrea Rodriguez – Queens, NY

Avery Zerr – Kent, WA

Bronwen Guy – Westlake Village, CA

Cardin Chung – Longview, WA

Carolina Centenera – Albuquerque, NM

Catherine Cruise – Brooklyn, NY

Ella Melideo – Westlake Village, CA

Emily Berg – Southborough, MA

Emily Fluker – Dallas, TX

Emmy Cheung – Irvine, CA

Enzy Martin – Long Island, NY

Irena Yin – Shanghai, China

Jaelin Born – Clarksville, MD

Jayde Woodard – Baton Rouge, LA

John Ledwith – New York, NY

Kali Sayles – Las Vegas, NV

Kyson Kai – Honolulu, HI

Lincoln Seymour – Chicago, IL

Mia Snape – San Francisco

Nina Outlaw – Chicago, IL

Rhaine Marquardt – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Ryan Amato – Walnut Creek, CA

Ryann Smith – Warner Robins, GA

Simone Peterson – Houston, TX

Travon Carter – Winston Salem, NC

Tyler Chang – New York, NY