Advisor: Sherrie Barr-  Click Here

President: Tricia Gordon- Tricia is a senior majoring in Applied Engineering Sciences with a cognate in Business-Supply Chain Management. She is also working toward a minor in dance. Tricia grew up in a suburb of Chicago dancing at Jo’s Footwork Studio and has performed with the Eurythmic Dance Company and Matrix Dance Improv Company. At MSU, she has enjoyed teaching Prchesis Jazz classes and dancing in Unexpected Flavors, Dancing in Our Time, Loft This! and United: Dancing and Moving. Tricia is also on the executive board for the Society of Applied Engineering Sciences and is a member of NSCS, Golden Key International Honor Society, and the MSU Honors College. She is very excited to be President during her third year on the Orchesis board and hopes to reach out to the wider community and spread her love of dance! gordon2@msu.edu.

Vice President: Kaity Sinke- Kaity is a junior pursuing a major in Psychology with a Minor in Dance. After completing her bachelor’s degree, she plans to pursue a master’s degree at Columbia College where she will study Movement Therapy. Katie has been dancing for 15 years in a variety of dance genres and has been teaching dance for 7 years. Katie enjoys teaching Orchesis classes and plans on teaching more in the future. She hopes to share the amazing influence the spirit of dance can have on one’s mind, body and soul. sinkekai@msu.edu

Public Relations: Hayley Shannon- Hayley is a junior pursuing a degree in Communication as well as a minor in Dance. She has participated in several companies throughout her dance career, including LA Dance Magic Company where she assisted master classes across the country and performed with renowned choreographers in the commercial dance industry. While at MSU, Hayley has been an active member in Orchesis and has performed in Dancing in Our Time and United: Dancing and Moving. Hayley is excited for her second year on the Orchesis Board and wishes to give other students the chance to share her love and passion for dance! shanno71@msu.edu

Public Relations in training/ Member at-large: Scott Stafford- Scott is a sophomore majoring in Communications with a specialization in Public Relations and a minor in Dance. After playing hockey for 14 years and football for 4, he began dancing with the Allard Academy of Dance. Since then, he has avidly pursued his training with a number of master classes, intensives and workshops. Scott is also a member of the Wharton Center Student Marketing Organization, and in the future, looks forward to working toward a career in theater/ dance related public relations. With his first year on the board, he looks forward to spreading his passion for dance to the MSU community and beyond. staffo70@msu.edu

Web Master: Allison Turner- Allison is a senior majoring in Hospitality Business while also working toward a Minor in Dance. Beginning dance at the age of three, Allison grew up in Cincinnati dancing at Cunningham Dance Studio and choreographing 6 musicals for her high school as well as others in the greater Cincinnati area. While at MSU, she has enjoyed taking classes with Orchesis and performing in Small Things Brought, Dancing in Our Time, and Loft This! Allison looks forward to performing in the 2011 Repertory Concert and sharing her passion for dance with Orchesis this school year! turne180@msu.edu

Web Master in training/ Member at-large: Ricky Price- Ricky is a sophomore majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Dance. Ricky started dancing at the age of 11 with a love for tap. Ricky choreographed a tap number for his graduation and performed at his high school on several occasions. Ricky is excited to be a part of the dance program at MSU and a member of the Orchesis Board. He looks forward to learning more about dance and how his body moves. Go Green! pricer2010@gmail.com

Co-Treasurer: Clare Eagle- Clare is a junior majoring in Accounting with a minor in Dance. Growing up, Clare danced with Ginnys Danceworks in Brighton, Michigan where she taught and was certified in Cecchetti. Clare is a tutor and member of NSCS and Tower Guard in addition to Orchesis. Clare was most recently seen in United: Dancing and Moving. After college, Clare plans on working towards her masters at MSU in Accounting and Information Systems while developing a successful career in auditing. eaglecla@msu.edu

Co-Treasurer: Michelle Feghali- Michelle is a sophomore majoring in Psychology with a minor in Dance. Growing up in Stamford, Connecticut, she practiced dance at the Stamford Performing Arts Center where she eventually became a member of the Locust Contemporary Dance works and Hip-Hop’s Finest. After college, Michelle plans on connecting her love for dance with her major in Psychology through Dance Therapy. Michelle looks forward to being involved in the dance world at MSU with Orchesis! feghalim@msu.edu

Secretary: Meredith Milarch- Meredith is a sophomore majoring in Special Education- Learning Disabilities while working towards a Minor in Dance and TESOL. While growing up in Traverse City, Michigan, Meredith received her foundational training at The Dance Center, Dance Arts Academy, Interlochen Center for the Arts and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Meredith was the 2010 recipient of The  Northern Michigan Dance Council Scholarship for Modern dance. Meredith most recently performed in United: Dancing and Moving. milarch3@msu.edu


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