India Dobbie

New York, NY

BFA Class of 2022

Where did you train?

I trained in many dance styles at my mother’s studio, Downtown Dance Factory, in New York City. I spent high school as a dance major at LaGuardia High School of Arts in New York, falling in love with ballet, Graham and Horton techniques. I was also a part of MOVE(NYC) and Rich Dance Project.

What inspires you?

I am inspired by the vitality and energy of New York City where I grew up. I am also inspired by getting to know a new and exciting city like Los Angeles and all that it has to offer.

Describe yourself in three words.

Passionate. Enthusiastic. Driven.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

I am originally from Sydney, Australia!

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

Being a part of USC Kaufman is the fulfillment of a long-time dream of mine. It means that I am in the privileged position of being surrounded by artists, teachers, choreographers and fellow dancers who are as passionate about dance as I am.