Hope grew up in Macon, GA. She is currently a freshman Dance Major at KSU and a member of the KSU Dance Company.
Hope received her versatile training from Dance Dynamics Studio under the direction of Melanie Emory. She was trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop, tumbling, musical theater, choreography, and acting. Hope has attended numerous dance conventions and has taken classes from influential choreographers such as Tessandra Chavez, Al Blackstone, Phil Wright, and Travis Wall.
At age 13 she joined her studio’s competition company and competed for 6 years. She fell in love with choreographing at the age of 14 and has since created many solos, group dances, and concept videos. In 2017, she was nominated for Senior Best Dancer and competed in Orlando at The Dance Awards. Her self choreographed solo received first overall and choreography awards at many competitions throughout 2018. She continues to broaden her training and education by attending various dance conventions, master classes, and local performances. Hope is excited to share her knowledge of dance and create a fun and engaging environment for her students.