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Lizzy was born in Vacaville, CA and grew up dancing at Vacaville Ballet Theatre.  She moved to Nashville, TN in 2009 where she trained at Nashville Ballet till 2014, performing works by Paul Vasterling and Banning Bouldin.  

She moved to Vancouver, Canada for two years to dance at ArtsUmbrella under Artemis Gordon, performing works by Lesley Telford, Crystal Pite, Marie Chouinard, James Kudelka, and Medhi Walerski.  She also had the opportunity to work with Cindy Salgado, Eric Beauchesne, Johnathan Alsberry, Tom Weinberger and Doug Letheren.  

She participated in the Pre-Movement Invention Project in 2014 under Alexandra Wells and the inaugural group of Axis Connect in 2016, created by the Barton sisters.

Lizzy joined New Dialect as an apprentice in August 2016. 


photo: Andrea Behrends