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Leanne Iacovetta started dancing at age four and has trained in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, musical theater, postmodern, hip-hop, contemporary, improvisation and choreography/composition. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Leanne moved to Los Angeles in 2008 to further her dance career and attend UCLA, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with B.A. degrees in World Arts and Cultures/Dance and Communication Studies. Upon graduation, Leanne was asked to join David Roussève’s contemporary dance company, David Roussève/REALITY, and toured the states as a dancer in his work Stardust. The company is currently in rehearsals working on a new piece titled Halfway to Dawn: The Strayhorn Project that is set to tour in 2018-2019. In addition to Roussève, Leanne is also currently dancing in the Connecticut Tap Collaborative, directed by Kate Cavenaugh. Besides dancing professionally, Leanne is the Co-Director of the UCLA Dance/Performing Arts Summer Intensive for high school students. She also mentors high school students pursuing arts careers through the college application process and beyond. Leanne has taught dance for 10 years around Ohio, Los Angeles and now Connecticut. She is thrilled to be joining the team at Dance 10! For more information about Leanne and her work, visit: www.Leanneiacovetta.com