Kaylin Sturtevant (she/her) is originally from Plano, Texas, and grew up training at Dance Industry Performing Arts Center and Booker T Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She achieved her BFA in Dance in 2020 from the USC Kaufman School of Dance under the leadership of Jodie Gates. At USC, Kaylin had the opportunity to work closely with and perform works by artists such as William Forsythe, Barak Marshall, Aszure Barton, and Jodie Gates. She also has trained at summer intensives including Nederlands Dans Theater, Jacob’s Pillow, Arts Umbrella, and Alonzo King Lines Ballet. In 2016, Kaylin was named a U.S. Presidential Scholar of the Arts and National YoungArts Winner in Modern Dance, where she performed at the Kennedy Center in a multi-faceted arts show directed by Debbie Allen. Since graduating from USC, Kaylin has worked professionally with The DASH Ensemble directed by Gregory Dolbashian, danced for ISHIDA under the direction of Brett Ishida, and gained her Pilates certification through the BASI Comprehensive Program. Kaylin is beyond grateful and thrilled to be dancing with Ballet BC!