DANCING ARTISTS

  ELISE ELLEN ERICKSEN   Elise earned a BFA in dance performance and a minor in psychology at East Carolina University in 2013. Born and raised in Chicago, she has gotten to take intensives with Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, River North Dance Chicago, and Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Since moving back to Chicago, she has danced with Renegade Dance Architects (of Chicago) and Subconscious Development Motion Project. She is glad to be back for another season with Tiffany Lawson Dance!  *Photo by Hillary Sandrock

ELISE ELLEN ERICKSEN

Elise earned a BFA in dance performance and a minor in psychology at East Carolina University in 2013. Born and raised in Chicago, she has gotten to take intensives with Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, River North Dance Chicago, and Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Since moving back to Chicago, she has danced with Renegade Dance Architects (of Chicago) and Subconscious Development Motion Project. She is glad to be back for another season with Tiffany Lawson Dance!

*Photo by Hillary Sandrock

  MARY WATERMAN   Mary began her dance training at age four in New York. As a child she moved to California and studied classical ballet at Menlo Park Academy of Dance. She continued her dance education as her family moved to Texas, and then studied ballet at the Istituto Superiore Danza in Albano, Italy, South of Rome. Since coming to the Chicago area, she has broadened her dance education at local studios, including Visceral Dance, Lou Conte (Hubbard Street), and Barrington Dance Academy. This is her first season with Tiffany Lawson Dance. She is thrilled by the opportunity to explore a new style and new venues at Tiffany Lawson Dance.  *Photo by Hillary Sandrock

MARY WATERMAN

Mary began her dance training at age four in New York. As a child she moved to California and studied classical ballet at Menlo Park Academy of Dance. She continued her dance education as her family moved to Texas, and then studied ballet at the Istituto Superiore Danza in Albano, Italy, South of Rome. Since coming to the Chicago area, she has broadened her dance education at local studios, including Visceral Dance, Lou Conte (Hubbard Street), and Barrington Dance Academy. This is her first season with Tiffany Lawson Dance. She is thrilled by the opportunity to explore a new style and new venues at Tiffany Lawson Dance.

*Photo by Hillary Sandrock

  MANDY WORK WETZEL   Mandy Work Wetzel lives in Chicago. She is a performer, producer, and filmmaker. She teaches Pilates and loves to travel with her husband and friends. Thanks to TLD for having me along for the ride this season!*  *Photo by Hillary Sandrock

MANDY WORK WETZEL

Mandy Work Wetzel lives in Chicago. She is a performer, producer, and filmmaker. She teaches Pilates and loves to travel with her husband and friends. Thanks to TLD for having me along for the ride this season!*

*Photo by Hillary Sandrock

music artist

  SCOTT HARGIS (Composer)   Scott is a trombonist and composer in Chicago. He appears as a soloist with the Shout Section Big Band and Brandon James and Soulogy as well as many jobbing and recording gigs. He has many recordings of his playing on iTunes as well as several commercial arrangements with local bands such as Brandon James and Soulogy, Doko Benjo, Metrovox, The Getouts, and several others. Hargis has debuted three short pieces with Tiffany Lawson Dance as well as the one-act ballet, PRIMARY.  *Photo by Hillary Sandrock

SCOTT HARGIS (Composer)

Scott is a trombonist and composer in Chicago. He appears as a soloist with the Shout Section Big Band and Brandon James and Soulogy as well as many jobbing and recording gigs. He has many recordings of his playing on iTunes as well as several commercial arrangements with local bands such as Brandon James and Soulogy, Doko Benjo, Metrovox, The Getouts, and several others. Hargis has debuted three short pieces with Tiffany Lawson Dance as well as the one-act ballet, PRIMARY.

*Photo by Hillary Sandrock