Apprentice Anna Lynn Robbins began dancing at the age of three at Angelic Academy of Dance in Bonita Springs, FL. She trained in a variety of styles including jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, musical theatre, and of course, tap! She has studied under Tiffany Hilliard, Frank Kosik, and Judi Siegfried. Anna received a Bachelor of Fine…

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Touring Apprentice Sara is excited to be back in Chicago again and dancing with CTT for her 3rd season! Originally from Colorado, Sara’s love for dance and the arts started from infancy. A high-chair and lack of walking skills couldn’t keep this one from bobbing anytime a good tune came on. Now armed with a…

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Touring Apprentice Molly Eder, born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, began dancing at the age of 3. She always had a love for tap and grew up studying a variety of styles at Louise School of Dance and Studio P Dance Studio. During high school, Molly had the opportunity to train and perform in Point…

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Apprentice Zoe Lesser grew up in Los Angeles, California, training under Hiroshi Hamanishi, Denise Scheerer, and Melinda Sullivan. She has performed all over the city including the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Zipper Hall, and San Pedro Arts Festival. She graduated from Skidmore College with degrees in Theater and English. She teaches all levels of Tap at studios…

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Company Member Heather began dancing at Dance Academy of Antioch at the age of four under the direction of Amy Hunter. Her love for dance quickly blossomed into a lifelong passion. Although she trained in a variety of styles, including jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, modern, hip hop, and musical theatre, tap was always her favorite.…

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Apprentice, Social Media Coordinator Originally from Hillsborough, NJ Ali Calamoneri began tap dancing at the age of three under Kathleen Cirioli, and quickly culminated a passion for it. She is a 2018 Cum Laude graduate from Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in Dance with concentrations in Performance, Choreography, and Education. At Muhlenberg, Ali studied under…

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Company Manager, Company Member Molly Smith grew up dancing at Dance Productions in Charlotte, NC, and she had the opportunity to attend tap workshops throughout the country and train with many artists including Mark Goodman, Lisa LaTouche, and Aaron Tolson. She continued her studies at Oklahoma City University, where she earned her Bachelors of Science…

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Rehearsal Director, Company Member Sterling, a Chicago native, fell in love with tap at the age of seven and hasn’t stopped dancing since. At age 11, Sterling joined Studio One Dance Theatre and began training under Lee Howard and Martin Dumas III. After enrolling at Northwestern University, Sterling joined Tonik Tap, Northwestern’s premier tap group,…

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Touring Apprentice Sara is excited to be back in Chicago again and dancing with CTT for her 3rd season! Originally from Colorado, Sara’s love for dance and the arts started from infancy. A high-chair and lack of walking skills couldn’t keep this one from bobbing anytime a good tune came on. Now armed with a…

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Music Director JC is a musician and actor whose main pastime is writing love letters to the Chicago arts scene. He makes a unique brand of “indiesoul” with some of Chicago’s best musicians in an eponymous project (formerly The Uptown Sound). Sometimes you can catch him with electro-r&b duo, the K.i.D., or as a solo…

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