A native of Fort Worth, TX, Amy graduated from the inaugural Gaga Teacher Training Program. Her first Gaga experience was with over 200 international artists in a 111-year-old gymnasium at the American Dance Festival in the summer heat of Durham, NC. Amy graduated with a B.F.A. in Dance with Honors from Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi. Representing the Visual Arts and International Relations departments, she performed at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Thalia Mara Hall, Ferst Center for the Arts, and E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall among others. In collaboration with Jesse Zaritt, Amy presented her senior thesis, Contextualizing Art Cross-Culturally, to diverse audiences in unconventional venues. She performed as a guest artist for the International Ballet Competition, studied Nikolais/Louis technique with Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, and directed educational outreaches/benefit performances across Texas. Working for the American Dance Festival’s 2009 and 2011 seasons, she served international choreographers, musicians, critics, production artists, and teachers. Currently, Amy travels and teaches Gaga, ballet, and Indian dance forms across the States, India, and Israel.