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EMILY HAUSSLER

Executive & Artistic Director

Emily Haussler is the Artistic and Executive Director of RESILIENCE Dance Company (RDC). Since founding RDC in November 2019, Emily has choreographed two full-length works (Making Room; Stanzas & Sculptures), RDC's first dance film (There Are No Rules), and several smaller pieces for the company's repetoire. She has furthermore created multiple programs and opportunities to uplift dance artists in the St. Louis community and beyond (Seen: STL; Resource Center for Artists; Dance 24).

Overall, her work centers on building healthier, more sustainable dance communities by equipping dancers with resources for their mental health, physical wellbeing, and artistic success. She believes in the power of...

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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HOLLY SEITZ MARCHANT

President

Holly Seitz Marchant  is a dancer, performer, educator, choreographer and co-founder of...

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AKUA OWUSU-DOMMEY

Secretary

Akua Owusu-Dommey (pronounced ‘uh-kwee-yah') is 24 year-old dental student currently living...

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BRITTNI COLLINS

Vice President

Brittni has been dancing for over 25 years. She is from the St. Louis area where she was trained...

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ALLYSON DITCHEY

Officer

Allyson Ditchey is the founder of www.connectthearts.com, an employment and networking...

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DOMINICK EHLING

Treasurer

Dominick Ehling began his foray into the world of lighting design as a student at Washington University...