Elise Hearden is Co-Founder/Executive Director of Motivated Movers NYC and a current Masters Candidate in ArtsManagement at Columbia College Chicago. An entrepreneur, arts educator,and performing artist, Elise holds a B.S. inAmerican Dance Pedagogy, an extensive teaching background, and a professional performance resume. She has recently moved to Chicago from Manhattan where she served asCasting Director for the Hangar Theatre and Assistant to Artistic Director, Jen Waldman. Elise lives her life by the 3 C's: connection, collaboration, and community. What better place to foster this commitment than here, at CYS.