EDUCATION


In 2001, Tiffany traveled to the Dominican Republic where she taught movement and dance for the orphanage in Santo Domingo. After earning her BFA from Millikin University (where she worked as a Teaching Assistant for dance) Tiffany toured with Prairie Fire Theatre, a Children’s Theatre based out of Minnesota, for whom she taught as part of the company’s workshop series.

In 2005 Tiffany settled into Chicago where, over the last 8 years, she has taught for dozens of studios and companies in the Chicago land area, including the prestigious Talent Forum in Libertyville. She was also guest Latin ballroom instructor at Governor’s State University. Tiffany was one of the founding company members of Innervation Dance Cooperative's touring branch, SPEAKS, where she served as touring and Outreach Coordinator. Tiffany also served as Touring Manager and Ballet Mistress of Renegade Dance Architects (of Chicago). 

Currently, Tiffany is Mentor, Outreach Teaching Artist and Artist is Residence (with the cutting edge Catherine Cook) for the quickly growing and engagingly & effective Design Dance. She choreographs for many Chicago land Schools, most recently, Notre Dame College Prep, James and the Giant Peach & the Exonerated. Tiffany is in her 5th season as ballet coach for Buffalo Grove Gymnastics, where her students compete in USA Gymnastics through level 10, Big 10 College Level and even the Elite, Olympic level. Tiffany is the dance and musical theatre workshop associate with Sage Studio, a training program out of equity theatre company Williams Street Repertory and the Raue Center. She is also guest choreographer for Stage Door Fine Arts, resident theatre company of The Community House, Hinsdale.

In addition to working with a range of students of various ages and ability levels, Tiffany has also worked with students who are not always given the chance to dance. Tiffany has worked with various outreach programs serving students in underprivileged and underserved communities, students whom otherwise would not have exposure to arts. She has interacted with students with mental and physical handicaps including, but not limited to, autism, Down syndrome, hearing impaired and blind students. Her work has brought her into contact with abuse and cancer survivors as well as many other amazing individuals with a love for movement.

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