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Dance Alumni

Pictured are Point Park University dance alumni working for the Houston Met Dance Company. Houston Metropolitan Dance Company is home to six Point Park alumni. Pictured from left to right: Mia Angelini, Allie Kronick, Marlana Doyle, Patti Hogan, Kiki Lucas and Terrill Mitchell.

Graduates of the dance program at Point Park University are currently performing on stages all over the world. You can find our alumni performing with prestigious companies, on Broadway and on national tours.

Dance Alumni Success Stories

Companies

  • Attack Theatre (Pittsburgh): Dane Toney
  • August Wilson Dance Ensemble (Pittsburgh): Naila Ansari, Kendra Dennard, Annalee Traylor, James Washington
  • Ballet Hispanico (New York City): Major Nesby
  • Cirque de Soleil's Believe (Las Vegas): Pam Chu
  • Charlottesville Ballet (Virginia): Moira Price
  • Dance Alloy Theatre (Pittsburgh): Jasmine Hearn, Raymond Interior
  • Danceworks Chicago: Angela Dice
  • David Parsons Dance Company (New York City): Lauren Garson, Ian Spring
  • Dayton Ballet: Dan Karasik
  • Dayton Contemporary Dance Company: Kim Jones, Amy Renee Jones
  • Donna Sternberg and Dancers (California): Trinnette LaFleur, Mikel Lewis
  • Eisenhower Dance Company (Detroit): Alicia Cutaia, Molly McMullen
  • Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago and/or Giordano II: Robert McKee, Kate Goddard, Craig Kaufman, Brianna Pazos, Ashley Lauren Smith, Mollie Mock
  • Heidi Latsky Dance (New York): Jillian Hollis
  • Houston Metropolitan Dance Company: Allie Kronick, Kiki Lucas, Terrill Mitchell
  • Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance Theatre (New York City): Rio Smith
  • Mad Shak Dance (Chicago): Kristina Fluty
  • Modern American Dance Company (St. Louis): Gabriella Deakin
  • Nashville Ballet: Krissy Johnson
  • Nichole Canuso Dance Company (Philadelphia): Shannon Murphy
  • North Shore School of Dance, jazz department head (Chicago): Meghan Grantin McDermott
  • River North Dance (Chicago): Brandon DiCriscio, Ahmad Simmons
  • Stephen Petronio Company (New York City): Natalie Mackessy
  • Thodos Dance (Chicago): Joshua Manculich, Mollie Mock, Danielle Scanlon, Kelsey Yates
  • The Pillow Project (founding artistic director and choreographer): Perlann Porter
  • Velocity Dance Center (Seattle, co-founder): Michele Miller

On Broadway

  • Rob Ashford — Choreographed Cry Baby; Curtains; How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Promises, Promises; The Wedding Singer, and 2002 Tony Winner for Choreography for Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Kirstin Tucker Cinderella
  • Shonica Gooden Cinderella 
  • Megan Sikora The Nance

National Tours

  • Ashley MunzekYoung Frankenstein The Musical
  • Dane Wagner — North American tour of Peter Pan