Somatics and Movement Specialist
Christina Sears-Etter, MFA, is an arts professional with experience in dance, theatre, opera and many dance genres, including ballet, modern, tap, jazz, ethnic forms, improvisational performance and site-specific work. She is also a Somatics practitioner, graduating from the East West Shin Somatics Institute, a researcher, writer and activist.
Raised in Indiana, North Carolina and New York, Christina has had company affiliations in New York and England, and has performed, choreographed and presented work widely in USA and internationally. Serving as Artistic Director of the People Dancing Company since 2000, Christina currently teaches in higher education at the School of Music and Dance at Eastern Michigan University.
She earned a BA from University of Michigan, with a major in Dance and minor in Creative Writing, and obtained a MFA degree from State University of New York: College at Brockport.