Amy Maria Burns graduated magna cum laude from Adelphi University with a BFA in dance. She had the honor of working and studying with Robert Christopher, Carmen DeLavallade, Gail Gilbert, Edisa Weeks and Rebecca Wright. Ms. Burns has danced in works by Robert Battle, Laura Bennett, Colin Connor, Danny Grossman, Deb Meunier, David Parsons, Pascal Rioult and Anna Sokolow. Amy currently dances with American Dance Legacy Initiative’s repertory company, Dancing Legacy, performing in the past year in Florida, New Mexico and New York, Fusionworks Dance Company and Sokolow Now, dedicated to performing the works and preserving the legacy of choreographer Anna Sokolow. Amy is also a freelance teacher working most recently at Brown University, Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School and Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is a Balanced Body certified Pilates instructor and teaches at RI Pilates Studio. When not dancing she spends most of her time with her three greatest accomplishments who go by the names Anthony, Eliana, and Marcus.