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Misty  Yackshaw

Cats or Dogs:  CATS!!!


Favorite Dance Style to do: Hip-Hop


Favorite Dance Style to watch: Contemporary Ballet 


Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip


Travel bucket list: Galapagos Islands; New Zealand


Misty began dancing as a toddler in Myrtle Beach, SC and attended the Ballet Summer Intensive at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities. She was a member of the University of South Carolina Dance Company and the USC West African Drum and Dance Ensemble as well as the independent company, Djoliba Don. From 2006-2009 she danced and choreographed with Full Circle Dance Company. After a long dance hiatus, she returned in 2016 and has been dancing with Full Circle to the present. Choreography for Full Circle has includes such works as Alternate Paradigm, Daydreams, The Ceiling and Comic Interlude. Her latest work is DISSONANCE, a dance film project debuting in April 2020. Misty enjoys creating character-centric pieces that explore the nuances of individuals and she loves to incorporate humor in dance when called for.

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