Originally from New York, Tina graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance and a Minor in Psychology from SUNY Purchase in 2019. She performed with Purchase Dance Company in classical works such as Change of Address by Merce Cunningham and Psalm by Jose Limon as well as modern works such as Here to Here by Hannah Garner. She was awarded Purchase Colleges’ Outstanding Senior Award for her excellence in academics and artistry within the dance conservatory. In 2017, she premiered Nicole Wolcott’s Una Furtiva Abbracciare at Joe’s Pub. And in 2019, she made her post-graduate professional debut performing an excerpt of Andrea Miller’s Blush at New York Live Arts. Her own choreography, a piece titled That Part of the Day When was shown on the same bill. In 2021, Tina danced for Skyla Schreter, formerly of San Francisco Ballet, in an evening length work titled Loculamentum at The Hudson Eye Festival. And in 2022, she danced for Meagan Ahern in a piece titled Yesterday Feels Like Tomorrow at The KnJ Theater in NYC. That same year, she premiered a new work of her own titled After the End at Arts on Site. Since moving to Chicago, Tina has begun dancing for The Rooted Space Company for their inaugural season.
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