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Miss Morgan

Morgan grew up dancing and competing in various parts of the United States. She has been teaching since the age of 16. She has trained with many choreographers over the years through conventions and master classes, to include those who have flown from LA to choreograph her solos when she was competing. She has received over $5000 in scholarships for intensives, and master classes including an intensive held in Hollywood at the Debbie Reynolds Theater. She has been featured in many performances across the United States, including the pregame and halftime performances at the Orange Bowl and the Outback Bowl. Morgan has been a choreographer of a variety of dances for individual solos, duo/trios and groups. Her specialties include jazz, contemporary, musical theater, acro and hip hop. Morgan has received many choreography awards and judges’ awards at competitions during her career. She was a founding member of a professional performance company, Company 360, in Fredericksburg. She has been the owner/director of the Morgan Crisp Dance Company since June 2019. Under her leadership, her competition teams have won a variety of awards, to include choreography awards, studio of excellence awards, highest scoring studio, and many solo, duo/trio and group awards. 

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M​iss Cassie

Cassie has been a gymnastic/acro instructor since the age of 15. She has years of experience both in gymnastics and dance. Cassie danced under Morgan throughout high school before stepping up as an instructor. She has attended Joffrey Ballet and Jazz in  New York City. She has performed with the Moscow  Ballet’s Nutcracker, Disney’s Electric Parade, at the New Amsterdam Theater in NYC, and in a halftime show for the Washington Commanders.  Cassie has won many overalls and was a title winner during her dance career. She is now also working as a registered nurse and is completing her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She enjoys working with kids of all ages and strives to be a great mentor with dance/acro and life experiences.

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Miss Natalie

Natalie has been dancing at the age of 4 in pre-professional programs, volunteer performance groups and recreationally in Virginia Beach. She received her training at Pivot Dance Center, Twinkle Toes Performing Arts Company, and the gifted dance education program at the Old Donation School. She has training in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Modern, and Contemporary with tap being her favorite. She currently attends The University of Mary Washington where she is majoring in Biomedical Sciences and minoring in Neuroscience. At UMW she is a member, choreographer, and officer for the Performing Arts Company. In UMW PAC she has been able to continue dancing through college and pursue her passion of choreographing and teaching others. Along with teaching at Morgan Crisp she also works as a Physical Therapy Technician for Mary Washington Care. 

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Miss Madisyn

Ms. Madisyn has been dancing since she was 5 years old. She started out with Hip Hop and went on to consistently train for the next 8 years. Madisyn has a background of competitive dance for 5 years. She has participated in multiple dance conventions and master classes during her training. Ms. Madisyn is a dental assistant full time and pursues a dance teacher part time. She has always wanted to teach dance and create an uplifting environment for her dancers to learn and grow. 

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Miss Sydney

Sydney Emmert was born and raised in Apex, North Carolina, and has been dancing since the age of two.  She grew up dancing at the academy for the performing arts, and danced there until she was 16. Sydney was a part of her high school's dance company for three years and the president of her high school's chapter of National Honors Society for Dance Arts her senior year. Sydney began choreographing 6 years ago, and her favorite styles to choreograph are tap and contemporary. She is currently in her junior year,  studying business and data science at the University of Mary Washington.

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Miss Jocelyn

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Miss Audrey

Audrey has been dancing since the age of 3. She began teaching at 16 and has taught various ages ranging from 2-15, in all styles of dance. She continues her dance career at East Carolina University on the dance team. As a member of the dance team she performs at all of the football, basketball, and volleyball games as well as teaches in clinics hosted by the team. As she enters her junior year of college she will be the Nationals captain, in which she will lead the team when they compete in Daytona, FL against other college teams.

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Miss Gabby

Miss Gabby has been dancing since she was 7 years old and competed throughout all her years of dance. She is trained in hip-hop, contemporary, lyrical, ballet, pointe, acrobatics, musical theatre, and jazz and has been teaching dance since she was 15 years old. She is also a member, choreographer, and Vice President of the Performing Arts Company at The University of Mary Washington where she is a Political Science major. Dance has always been a true passion and creative outlet for Gabby and she is excited to teach young dancers to find their passion for dance.

Miss Hailey

I started dancing at 3 years old at the Institute for Dance (iDance) located in Williamsburg, Virginia. I continued to dance there through my senior year of high school while also joining a pre-professional company, “The Movement Dance Company.” I’ve been trained in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, heels, and precision jazz. I’ve been a student teacher and teacher for a majority of my dance career, having mainly taught precision jazz, jazz, and hip hop. I have also been choreographing for the Performing Arts Company (PAC), a dance company at UMW, for the past 2 years.

I’m very excited to continue sharing my love for dance through MCDC dancers.

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