Colleen Roddy received her early training at Gloria Jean’s Studio of Dance under the direction of Gloria Jean Cumming and Stacy Eastman and New Haven Ballet under the direction of Phillip Otto.
She went on to receive her B.S. in Health Studies with a Minor in Dance and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Boston University. As a member of the USA Dance Team, she has performed at Madison Square Garden in NYC and competed across the US and Germany at the World Dance Championships, receiving the Gold medal as a soloist and team member. Colleen has received recognition for her work including Young Choreographer Awards from American Dance Awards and North American Dance Championships.
She has had the honor to present her work at the American College Dance Festival, Urbanity Next Residency Series, Jose Mateo Dance Festival, BU Dance Faculty Concert and Kelly Donovan’s Third Life Choreographers Series since 2013. Colleen serves on faculty at local Boston dance studios and as a guest at Boston University. She has performed with the Boston and Nashville based contemporary dance companies including: SixOneSeven Dance Collective, BoSoma2, Sasso & Company, Urbanity Underground, Transit DanceCompany and as a back-up dancer for SNL Comedian, Hannibal Buress.