Andrea Leggett (AL)

Andrea has danced her whole life. She grew up as a competitive dancer in Missouri winning many awards and titles throughout the midwest. She studies ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and lyrical and in high school was the captain and choreographer of the dance team. She attended Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri where she fell in love with modern dance and earned a B.A. in Arts Management with a Dance Emphasis. She began assisting with dance classes at age ten when her younger cousin started taking class and knew she wanted to be a dance teacher right away. She began officially teaching at age eighteen and soon took on many classes focused on inclusivity in the dance room, foundational technique, polishing pieces for performances, and creative movement. She has taught at studios and recreational center and, after receiving a Master's degree in Teaching in 2011, in public schools. She has created dance programs in four schools in Colorado for students of all ages and abilities. Teaching is what bring her joy and inspires her to be a better person everyday.