Amy Love Beasley
Kristen Osborne Lucas
holds an MFA and a BA in Dance with K-12 licensure. Her teaching experience includes UNC-G, Charleston County School of the Arts, Now and Next Dance Mentoring Project, ACDF
A and NC Dance Project. Recently, she was awarded the Bates Dance Festival Teaching fellowship, the Kristina Larson Scholarship, and the Graduate Summer Research Award. These allowed her to study with Joe Goode, and attend White Mountain Dance Festival. She has presented her research at Southeastern Women's Studies Association, and has recently acted as an artist mentor with NC Families United NFFCMH, Inc., working with at-risk youth. Currently she teaches dance at Mineral Springs Elementary School and continues to dance with and collaborate with friends who inspire her.
received an M.F.A. in Dace Creative Practices from Arizona State University (2012) and a B.A. in Dance Choreography from University of North Carolina-Greensboro (2004). Kathryn has worked with numerous national and international dance artists, a few of which include Eileen Standley, (USA/The Netherlands), Thomas Lehmen (Germany), Tim O’Donnell (USA), and Christian Duarte (Brazil). She has performed with X-Factor Dance, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Jan Van Dyke Dance Group, John Gamble Dance Theatre, Even Exchange Dance Theatre, as well as presented her own work throughout North Carolina, Washington D.C., New York, Arizona, and West Virginia. Kathryn served a year as an AmeriCorps volunteer at Trillium Performing Arts Collective in Lewisburg, WV from 2012-2013 and received a PhysicalMind Pilates certification in 2007. Her artistic work focuses on sensory awareness through the creation of movement installations and addressing the concept of what makes a space a place.