Chrissy Stridesberg

Chrissy Stridsberg

Student Division: Advanced Jazz

Chrissy Stridsberg¬†is a Columbus native with a Master of Fine Arts in dance performance and choreography from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She is an alumna of Otterbein College, where she served as the rehearsal assistant to Randy Skinner (42nd St.), was a recipient of the Joanne Van Sant Dance Award and graduated with distinction.

Ms. Stridsberg performed and choreographed for Second Avenue Dance Company while at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has performed globally in Japan, Russia and South Korea.

A creator of movement and words, Ms. Stridsberg is also a professor at Wittenberg and Otterbein Universities where she teaches gender and performance studies, kinesiology, dance history and technique.

"I teach dance because it is my life's calling. Nothing brings me more joy than sharing that gift."