Director of Communications
Crystal graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, focusing her degree on pedagogy. The Wisconsin native is trained in rigorous modern technique and others such as ballet, improvisation, and West African. She is educated in dance composition, production, theory, anatomy, history, and pedagogy from qualified professionals. She has trained in styles such as Cunningham, Trisha Brown, Alexander, Graham, Humphrey, and Petronio technique. Crystal has performed in a few pieces during her time in school under the direction of Taisha Paggett, Alicia Wilson, Rebecca Huang, Pamela McNeil, Dr. Lorenzo (Rennie) Harris, and Jessica Miller Tomlinson. She is currently a third-year member of Madison Contemporary Vision Dance in Madison, WI and was promoted to Director of Communications in 2018. She teaches at various studios in the area including Midwest Performing Arts in Waunakee, WI, A Leap Above Dance in Oregon, WI and Storybook Ballet on the west side. Crystal continues to practice her craft as a teaching artist, performer, and dance maker in the Midwest.