Amanda Clark earned her MFA from Case Western Reserve University (’15) in Cleveland, OH and earned a BFA from Kent State University (’08). Following her undergraduate studies, Clark the Artistic Director of Penser Dance and performed with local companies. In her time at CWRU she performed in works by Gary Galbraith, James Hansen, Mark Morris, Sarah Morrison, Karen Potter, Pascal Rioult, Annika Sheaff, and Shannon Sterne. She earned the Henry Kurth Award for Excellence in Theatrical Design/Elements in 2015. She has participated in the Summer Intensive at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance (’13) and performed with Cleveland Dance Exchange at the San Diego International Fringe Festival (’14). A recipient of the Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship, she studied dance in The Hague, The Netherlands at De Dutch Don’t Danse Division’s professional intensive where she performed works by Min Hee Bervoets, Jirí Kylián, and Hans van Manen. Clark has combined her passion for Dance and Science through scholarly research and serves as the Student Committee Chair for the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science.