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Veronica Woods, Director Design Dance Studio, Design Dance Company
Veronica Woods received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Western Michigan University, where she performed and worked with artists KT Nelson and Carolyn Pavlik. She was chosen to debut choreography in Western Michigan's Orchesis Showcase and Western Dance Project. Her work has been routinely showcased at regional and national competitions. In 2016, Veronica received the National Choreography Award from New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA). She has been an instructor at multiple studios in the state, and is now the director of her own studio, Design Dance Studio, and Design Dance Company. She has most recently choreographed multiple site specific works with PRACTICAL, a film-based production company team, and has received recognition by the artist Freya Ridings for her choreography to the song entitled, "You Mean the World to Me." Her choreography was showcased at Young Tanzsommer Dance Festival in Austria, Italy and Germany this past year.
Madelaine received her formal dance training in Traverse City, MI and has been a dance instructor and choreographer for 8 years. She was accepted into the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance, and graduated with a degree in Kinesiology, with a specialty in Movement Science. While receiving her degree, Madelaine choreographed and performed with Impact Dance, and taught at Swing City Dance Studio, Randazzo Dance Studio, Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation, and Company C Dance Club. Madelaine then spent two years as full time dance instructor and choreographer in Traverse City before pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Vermont. She is currently on faculty at three studios there, and looking forward to combining her physical therapy and dance for Design Dance Studio upon graduation.