COURTNEY LANDRY

Courtney Landry began her dance training in Baton Rouge at Machita & Company Dance Studio where she was a dedicated competition dancer for 5 years. In 2007 she moved to Los Angeles where she intended to further her professional career performing, teaching and choreographing. While there she studied at Edge Performing Arts Center, and was able to work with choreographers such as Mark Meismer, Keri LeGrand, Joelle Martinec, Nichelle Bane and Doug Caldwell. She traveled with VIP Dance Competition as a Teacher and Judge for various competitions around the US. Courtney moved back to Baton Rouge in 2009 and has been dancing with Of Moving Colors ever since. The company has given her the chance to work with Pavel Zuštiak, Sarah Cullen Fuller, John Allen, and Lindsey Dietz Marchant. She was given the opportunity to dance as Juliet in the 2015 production of Romeo + Juliet. She also has choreographed for the company for 8 years and assisted in creating the sound score for the past 5 years. Courtney currently teaches dance at multiple schools in Baton Rouge; Machita Dance Company, Powell Moise School of Dance & Tari’s School of Dance. She focuses mainly on contemporary technique and likes to bring something different and challenging to each studio and has won several Overall and Choreography awards. Courtney spent time in North Carolina attending the American Dance Festival in 2017 and most recently spent 2 weeks immersed in the Limón Technique at Kent University in Ohio.  She also spent a week in NYC for a Kidd Pivot workshop. This is Courtney’s 10th year with Of Moving Colors & 3rd as Associate Artistic Director.