- Profile for Liz Young’99 was last updated on Aug 27, 2015
Majors: behavioral biology and theatre arts-dance.
Clubs and Activities: Chelonia, softball, resident assistant.
Study Abroad: Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Post-College she has performed and choreographed professionally in Phoenix, Tucson, and Seattle, WA with companies and choreographers such as Alexandra Bellar, Guido Tuveri, Garner/Guittierez Dance, Robin Prichard, Cheronne Wong, Pablo Cornejo, Collabolab, New ARTiculations, and other independent projects. Liz’s work has been presented in Seattle by Velocity Dance Center, Open Flight, Rockhopper Dance Company, On the Boards, Seattle Fringe Festival, and has been funded by Allied Arts of King County, Rockhopper Dance Company, and IBM. Her work additionally was selected as runner-up for The Field Seattle/Chicago/ New York Tri-city Exchange in 2003. Liz is thrilled to present work at the American College Dance Festival in 2005 and also remains active in the professional community in both Tucson and Seattle.
Liz will complete her MFA at Arizona State University in May ’06. She continues her artistic curiosity and growth through her new Dance for the Camera and animation creations and is further exploring collaborative arts investigations, community exchange, and theoretical research. ASU awarded Liz the Eireen Peggy Lamb Graduate Fellowship, the Katherine Herberger Fellowship, and a Graduate Tuition Fellowship for artistic excellence. Liz has presented theoretical research in Florida at Congress on Research in Dance 2005 (CORD) and will be presenting and publishing the work at CORD in Montreal in Novemeber 2005. Liz is further inspired by her community dance involvement as she works with Dance Arizona Repertory Theatre (DART), a community based company and the Phoenix Arizona Survivors of Torture (PAST) program, and in teaching and learning at ASU.