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Tammy Carrasco is a dance artist originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina and an alumna of Walnut Hill School. She received her BFA in Contemporary Dance from University of North Carolina School of the Arts and her MFA from The Ohio State University (OSU) where she received a University Fellowship. She has studied with Bebe Miller, Susan Rethorst, Jennifer Nugent and Ishmael Houston-Jones, among others. Carrasco worked as School Operations Coordinator at American Dance Festival in Durham, NC. She served as Rehearsal Director, choreographer and performer for the OSU Repertory Company, which she toured to local schools and China. Carrasco is Lead Dance Instructor at North Carolina Governor’s School East at Meredith College.
Her work has been presented at Movement Research at Judson Church, Gowanus Art and Production, and Performance Garage, as well as the dance festivals OhioDance and Rochester Fringe 2015. She and her collaborator, Sarah Levitt, are recent recipients of Columbus Dances Fellowship from the Greater Columbus Arts Council. They continue to create work together through long-distance collaborations. Tammy is thrilled to join the dance faculty at SUNY Brockport and make Rochester home. She teaches contemporary, ballet, composition and improvisation, and continues to create new works in academic and professional settings.