Liz graduated from University of Maryland Baltimore County with a B.A. in Dance and a certificate in K-12 Education. Succeeding graduation, Liz taught dance in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Serving as a master teacher/presenter is one of the ways Liz shares her passion for dance. She has taught/presented at the following events: National Dance Education Organization Conference (2019), Regional High School Dance Festival (2017), Maryland Dance Education Association Conference (2021), Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase (2020, 2023), Maryland Middle School Dance Showcase (2021, 2022), public school dance festivals (ongoing), public school professional development for dance educators (ongoing). Liz collaborated with Full Circle Dance Company and LucidBeings Dance. Her choreographic works have been showcased in events such as the Baltimore Dance Invitational (2019), the Maryland Council for Dance Professional Artist’s Concert (2019), and the Annual Choreographer’s Showcase (2022). Liz joined the Kinetics Dance Theatre community as School Manager and is now the Artistic Director. Liz oversees all programmatic operations for the organization in addition to directing Kinetics Dance Company and providing class instruction. In 2021, Liz completed her M.F.A in Dance from Hollins University. Liz was also awarded Dance Teacher of the Year – Private Sector by the Maryland Dance Education Association later that year. Liz is currently focusing her efforts on creating safer dance spaces by studying diversity, equity, & inclusion research within the dance field.