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Mindy Rawlinson 

9-5 gig: Dance Artist Full Time


Cats or Dogs: 2 Cats (Royal & Terror)


Favorite Dance Style: Contemporary Ballet


Favorite Food: Chocolate Chip Cookies


Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip


Travel Bucket List: New Zealand

Secret Talent: Baking

Coffee or Tea: Coffee (lots of espresso)

Proudest Moment: Working at Hollins University in the Dance Department

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Melinda “Mindy” Rawlinson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of South Carolina and
a Master of Fine Arts in Dance from Hollins University. As a dance artist, Rawlinson’s research and
creative work revolves around topics such as Radical Ballet: finding transgressional spaces, Voyeurism
and the Ballerina, and the performance of sexuality. As a professional dancer, Rawlinson has performed
with the following companies: Carolina Ballet Theater, Wideman Davis Dance, and Ballet Florida. As a
dance educator, Rawlinson has served as an adjunct instructor at the University of South Carolina,
Visiting Assistant Professor and Assistant MFA Director at Hollins University and was the founding
director of the dance department at West Boca Raton Regional High School. Recently locating to
Maryland, Rawlinson is excited to join the Baltimore dance community.


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