Currently living and thriving in Seattle, Washington Madeleine is working as a freelance dance artist. Originally from Fargo, North Dakota she received her BA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point. She began her training at Camria Ballet Academy from Bernadette Pinotii and Maria Crist in Moorhead, MN. While at UWSP, Madeleine had the opportunity to study under Joan Karlen, Michael Estanich, Jeannie Hill, Pamela Luedtke and Patrick Strong. Her training included ballet, modern, jazz, tap, composition, kinesiology, and history classes. She has had many performance experiences while receiving her undergraduate degree in theatrical productions, student choreographed productions, as well as faculty/guest choreographed productions from 2012-2016. While at school she received the Incoming Freshman Scholarship, Katherine Bukolt Dance Scholarship in Ballet, and the Bukolt Family Scholarship in Dance. During her last year she was one of four finalists for the Laird Exceptional Artist Award. Madeleine has also done professional work with the company Experience Blur, from 2013-2015 both performing and as Associate Choreographer under director Ryan Domres. From these experiences she gained special skills including: acro yoga, pole work, silk training, and lyra training. During the summer of 2014 Madeleine had the incredible experience of travelling to Edinburgh, Scotland to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Experience Blur. After graduating she attended the NW Dance Project SDI for four intensive weeks of contemporary dance training. While living in Seattle she has performed in Bridge Project 2017 at Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, WA. In February she traveled to Santa Barbara, CA where she performed Squatch! in the HHII Dance Festival 2017 with Squatchtanztheater. Most recently Madeleine danced and collaborated with Squatchtanztheater to create an evening length work entitled Hey ,I'm Average which debuted in the Seattle Fringe Festival March 2017.