Dana is an honors graduate of Oklahoma City University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Dance Management. Originally from Kansas City, she has studied ballet, tap, jazz, tumbling and musical theatre for over twenty years and has worked not only as a dancer/choreographer, but also as a stage manager and arts administrator for various companies throughout the US. Previous administrative/production credits include Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Battery Dance Company and Kaleidoscope Theater, to name a few and choreography credits include the Off-Broadway Rock Opera The Capital Mall, Push Factor Dance Company and the New Jersey Tap Ensemble. Dana currently dances and is an administrator for two professional dance companies: Push Factor Dance Company (Company Member & Company Manager) and the New Jersey Tap Ensemble (First Company Member & Youth Company Coordinator). Dana is also the resident Tap Instructor for DanzJam Conventions.