Cassie Eckerman

Jazz, Contemporary, T3 Pre-Professional Program

Cassie Eckerman was born and raised in San Antonio, TX and began her training at TJ’s Dance Factory at the age of 3. She attended the North East School of the Arts in San Antonio and performed in numerous productions while there, including the musicals Beauty and the Beast and On Your Toes. She received her BFA in Modern Dance Performance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and has danced and performed with a number of Philadelphia area dance artists and companies including Jaamil Kosoko, Silvana Cardell, Nora Gibson and Melanie Stewart Dance Theatre. While in Philadelphia Cassie also served as an assistant administrator for the nEW Festival, performed in the Live Arts Festival, and has choreographed work for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.  Cassie settled in Austin after teaching internationally and is thrilled to be both back in the studio teaching and performing as well as serving as TexARTS Education Manager.