Youth Company Program ○ Coach

Aria Roach is a Brooklyn-based dance artist. Raised in Vermont, she graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with her BFA in Dance and Choreography. As an undergraduate, Aria spent a semester at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel, and received a 2015 Dean’s International Study Grant to travel to Vienna, Austria. Following graduation, she joined The Yard as Artist Services Intern. Aria has had the pleasure of performing works by Eva Dean, Deganit Shemy, Martha Curtis, Autumn Waddell, Alison Manning, and Jesse Keller, and has presented her choreography at Built on Stilts Festival, Southern Vermont Dance Festival, Iona College, and The Yard. She is currently a Coaching Artist with Dancewave and Operations Coordinator at Mark Morris Dance Group, and volunteers as a Teaching Assistant with Art Start.