Aviance Battles - Dancer
From Kansas City, KS, Aviance is a recent college graduate from Wichita State University, with her BFA in Performance Dance with an emphasis in Modern. At Wichita State, Aviance served as a Fine Arts Ambassador, being a representative of the Fine Arts College community and reaching out to prospective students. It was here Aviance has had the opportunity to perform in annual Kansas Dance Festivals and spring concerts, travel to the American College Dance Association and perform in the regional gala twice, attend Professional Development in NYC, as well as be apart of Mid-America Dance Theatre’s performance tour to Veracruz, Mexico. Aviance has had the chance to work with guest-artists Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Jammie Walker, and Mary Lynn Graves, as well as dance companies such as Urban Bush Women from NYC and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. Aviance is currently living in Wichita as a professional dancer in the Regina Klenjoski Dance Company, as well as a hip-hop, jazz, and modern dance teacher.