Lizz Piskor is a Detroit-based dancer, choreographer, and graduate of Wayne State University, having completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Dance, as well as a K-12 Teaching Certificate in Dance Education. Lizz is currently apprenticing with local dance company DDCdances, under the direction of Barbara Selinger. She specializes in modern and postmodern dance techniques, including improvisational methods and experimental choreography; and teaches dance from a critical feminist perspective. Lizz has always been passionate about the arts, starting her dance training at just three years old, and is constantly exploring new mediums with which to express her creativity and satisfy her artistry. In her pursuit of diverse artistic experiences, Lizz has studied a wide variety of dance styles throughout the years, including ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, Hawaiian, Ethio-modern, Congolese African, and traditional Irish step dance. Healthy movement is essential in Lizz’s movement practice, promoting longevity in the dance careers of herself and her students, encouraging her to supplement her dancing with training as a STOTT Pilates Mat Instructor. Lizz has worked with numerous dance artists from around the world, such as: Bill Evans, Lisa LaMarre, Jeanne Mam-Luft, Adesola Akinleye, Karen Prall, Eva Powers, and Nick Cave.