I am a dance artist (with a cohort of pick-up dancers) making opportunities for people to experience the reflective and connective power of groove. Having grown up dancing socially at my dad’s rock band’s gigs in the Midwestern region of the United States, I discovered at a young age how exhilarating it can be to experience groove alongside others. Inspired to share this experience, my work in teaching, performance and thought, strongly influenced by jazz and the American vernacular, connects people to themselves, one another and the moment while exploring history and imagining the future. Please peruse this site to find out more about my background, past and current work, awards and upcoming projects. Thanks for stopping in!