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Nov
2015

Elise Pacicco is from Charlotte, North Carolina, where she grew up dancing competitively. In 2013, she graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University where she received B.A.s in both history and communication and minored in dance. While studying at Wake, she was also a recipient of the Presidential Scholarship and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Elise received her M.F.A. in dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2015. She has performed in works by Bill T. Jones, Paul Taylor, Shannon Gillen, Helen Simoneau, James Martin, Juel D. Lane, and Christina Soriano. Upon graduation, she performed with several dance companies throughout NYC including the Indah Walsh Dance Company, the Live Arts Collaborative, and Urban Tribe. She currently works as a dance artist for Rovaco Dance Company. She is also certified in both yoga and pilates practices, working with private clients and teaching yoga all over the city with Y7 Yoga Studios. Additionally, she teaches as a faculty member at Pure Movement Dance Center in Summit, NJ.

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