I am a co-founder and the Artistic Director of Jacksonville Dance Theatre (JDT), a a 501(c)(3) contemporary dance and performance company dedicated to creating and promoting excellence in the field of professional dance on local, national, and international stages. JDT is committed to creative innovation and exchange through dance making, performance, and education, and the company recently secured a Cultural Service Grant from the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, as well as a PNC Arts Alive Grant for the JDT Bridge Project bringing modern dance to underserved communities.