Hannah Gross is from Cedar Rapids, Iowa where she grew up training in a variety of techniques at Nolte Academy of Dance; she continued her training at the Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive, Martha Graham Winter Intensive, Cambrians Summer Residency, DanceWorks Summer Residency, and the Open Doors Dance Festival. She furthered her education at the University of Iowa where she performed works by Martha Graham, Dr. Rennie Harris, Autumn Eckman, Jesse Factor, Mindy Myers, Armando Duarte, and many other acclaimed choreographers. During her time at the university she had the honor of dancing and stage managing with the university’s touring company Dancers In Company. Hannah graduated from the University of Iowa with a BFA in Dance and BA in Health and Human Physiology. Her professional experience includes performing with New Territory Dance Company, the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, and the Working Group Theater. Hannah has had the privilege of performing at Alvin Ailey’s Citigroup Theater in the American Dance Guild Festival and Martha Graham’s Helios at the Joyce Theatre. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to apprentice with Elisa Monte Dance under the direction of Tiffany Rea-Fisher and cannot wait to see where it takes her.