LIVIYA ENGLAND (Dancer) began training in her hometown, Minneapolis. She ventured to New York to study at the Ailey School, where she dedicated her pursuits to Modern Dance as the recipient of the Oprah Winfrey Foundation and Toulmin Scholarships. She graduated from NYU Tisch School with academic honors while studying Dance and Social and Cultural Analysis. Throughout her time in New York, Liviya has performed works by Wayne McGregor, Sidra Bell, Christian von Howard, and Earl Mosley. As a dedicated member of the dance community, she brings her passion and expertise as both a dancer and administrator. She understands the crucial role administrators play in providing the necessary assistance for artists to thrive. Her past administrative experience includes working at NYU Tisch and Joffrey Ballet School. Currently, Liviya performs as a member of Stephen Petronio Company, works as a freelance model, and is the administrative lead at ETD Outreach.

Photo by Sarah Silver.