Vanesa Wylie has worked and performed with many local choreographers including Kristina Dillard, Pat Graney, Michele Miller, Jessica Jobaris, Lynn Simonson, and the Big Red Dance Company. In 1998, Vanesa and her husband formed The Bleeding Hearts Theatrical Dance Ensemble where they directed, choreographed, and self-produced their own shows. Vanesa’s choreography has also been seen at Bumbershoot, The Fringe Festival, The Moore, and 12 Minutes Max. In 2000 she began teaching and fell in love with it. She joins the Preparatory Dance faculty teaching Creative Movement, Pre-Primary and Modern. Vanessa has taught dance at The Dance School, Studio One, Immaculate Conception, The Country Day School, and in the Snohomish School District. She recently joined the dance faculty of Vashon Allied Arts where she is teaching modern and ballet. Vanesa is passionate about sharing the experience of dance and we are happy to have her joining our summer faculty for another season.
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