BFA Class of 2021
Chryssa Hadjis is originally from Temecula, Calif. and has dedicated her years of artistic training to establish herself as a highly versatile dancer. She received her most formative dance training at USC Kaufman where she performed an array of works by esteemed choreographers such as William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Jodie Gates, Barak Marshall, Alejandro Cerrudo, Dwight Rhoden, Andrew Winghart, Matthew Neenan and YNOT. In addition to pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, her recent professional opportunities include dancing in the Baby Mama music video for Brandy ft. Chance the Rapper, appearing on the television show Good Morning America, performing and being featured at the Laguna Dance Festival, and choreographing and starring in a commercial pitch for Coke and Beats by Dre. Prior to her preprofessional training she danced at Murrieta Dance Project (MDP) from 2006-2017 under the influences of Erin Babbs, Will Johnston and Lisa Ebeyer. During her time at MDP, she also had the opportunity to train and perform works by well-known artists in the commercial industry, including but not limited to Travis Wall, Mandy Moore, Kirsten Russell and Teddy Forance. She is a certified 200-hour yoga teacher and is represented by Go 2 Talent Agency for industry purposes. Chryssa aspires to dance professionally with a contemporary or contemporary ballet company and hopes to share her love for performance with any audience and community.