Tara Sheena is originally from Detroit, Michigan, and graduated from the University of Michigan in April 2011 with a BFA in Dance and BA in English. During her time at UM she has performed works by Amy Chavasse, Robin Wilson, Daniel Gwirtzman, Sandra Torijano, Lindsey and Jason Dietz-Marchant, and Laura Dean as well as spent her summers studying with the Paul Taylor Dance Company and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. She has been privileged to present her own work and have producing credits on numerous shows while at UM, showcasing her work at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Duderstadt Video Studio, and, most recently, at the Baryshnikov Arts Center (NYC). She has performed as such prestigious venues as the Fox Theater (Detroit, MI) and Jacob’s Pillow INSIDE/OUT. During her time in NYC, she has danced with Spark(edIt) Dance, Amiti Perry + Company, and shot a pilot for an NBC web series. Tara is also a contributing writer to Dance Informa, Art Observed, and works with Critical Correspondence at Movement Research.