Kimberly Baker (Assistant Rehearsal Director)
Kimberly is a Chicago dancer, choreographer, and arts educator. Along with Tiffany Lawson Dance, Kimberly dances with Innervation Dance Cooperative and SMHIBdance. She has also worked with Alliance Dance Company, think/dance collective, Renegade Dance Architects (of Chicago), Core Project Chicago, Bonnie Christine Willis, Catherine Tiso, Cheryl Cavey, Christine Hands, and Charlique C Rolle, performing in both Chicago and New York. Her choreography has been shown at Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Fasseas Whitebox Theater, Collaboraction, Raven Theater, Harold Washington Library, Links Hall, and Theater Wit. She teaches in Chicago Public Schools with Urban Gateways.
Molly Jo Mathe
Molly Jo graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point with a BA in dance in May 2012. She has danced alongside Mordine & Company as an apprentice and worked with various independent artists in the Chicagoland area. She currently teaches dance at the Performing Arts Limited and Pilates at Helios 3.0.
Bridget Grissom is a performer and teacher living in Chicago. In addition to performing with Tiffany Lawson Dance, she is a member of E A C H Movement Collective and has performed in the works of Nico Brown, Katelyn Halpern, Niall Jones, Jennifer Monson, and Renee Wadleigh. She holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Mandy Work Wetzel
Mandy began dancing at age 5 in her hometown of Danville, VA. She continued her training at the University of Illinois and at various studios around Chicago. Additional training has included workshops with Margi Cole and Shirley Mordine, and a Pilates teaching certification from BASI. Mandy has had the opportunity to share her love of performance and choreography with Matter Dance, Innervation Dance, Core Project, Emerald City Theatre, and other independent choreographers around Chicago. She is thankful to be moving and making with Tiffany Lawson Dance this season.
Amanda Mitchell graduated with a BA in dance from Birmingham-Southern College. She completed her MA in dance/movement therapy and counseling from Columbia College Chicago, and received the 2012 alumni of the year award for her contributions to the field. Amanda has also spread her love of dance in Chicago's communities as a dancer, choreographer, and costumer for Chicago based dance companies including Innervation Dance Cooperative, Renegade Dance Architects (of Chicago), Sway Dance Chicago, and The Monocle Eclectic Dance Company.
Bonnie Christine Willis (Christie)
Bonnie Christine Willis (Christie) graduated from Illinois State University in 2011 with a BA in Dance Performance. She moved to Chicago in the fall of 2011 and began working as an independent dancer and choreographer, starting as a founding member of Salty Lark Dance. Since then she has performed with a Innervation Dance Cooperative, Christine Hands Choreography, Catherine Tiso, and Tiffany Lawson Dance. She works as a PAI certified Pilates instructor at Harmony Mind-Body Fitness
Hillary started dancing more than 30 years ago in the suburbs of the Twins Cities. Now a food scientist living in Chicago, she is happy to still be dancing and feels incredibly fortunate for the opportunity to dance with Tiffany Lawson Dance.
*denotes member of the Touring Team