Claire Westby is originally from Minnesota and now resides in Brooklyn. She holds a BFA in Dance from Tisch School of the Arts NYU and also studied at Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD). She has taught dance at Tisch School of the Arts NYU, Columbia College Chicago, Gibney Dance, Mark Morris Dance Center, St. Paul Ballet, Steps on Broadway, and Jacob’s Pillow. In addition to dancing with Helen Simoneau Danse, Ms. Westby also performs with Liz Gerring Dance Company. Claire has also performed in and helped create original roles in works by Gwen Welliver, Benjamin Kimitch, Russell Stuart Lilie, John Jasperse, Cherylyn Lavagnino, Hollis Bartlett, and RoseAnne Spradlin.