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Shawn Short, Producing Artistic Director

Christine Motta, Apprentice

Christine Motta joined Dissonance in 2016. She is a Chapel Hill, NC native who began her training at Triangle Youth Ballet. While studying, Christine performed lead and supporting roles in works including The 
Nutcracker, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Dracula to name a few. Christine also attended UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC, where she graduated with a concentration in Ballet in 2012, performing works by Ethan Steifel and Larry Keigwin. Christine graduated from University of South Carolina Columbia in May 2016 studying Dance Performance, Spanish, and Pre-Physical Therapy studies. While at USC, Christine had the pleasure of performing in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Stars and Stripes, Walspurgisnacht, and Western Symphony, and Donizetti Variations under the direction of Stacey Calvert, as well as pieces choreographed by Thaddeus Davis, Tanya Wideman-Davis, Paul Taylor, Shaun Boyle, Amanda Miller, Stephanie Wilkins.

Christine Motta

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