Elizabeth Burke

Tap Dance | Master Class Artist

Elizabeth Burke is the Co-Dance Captain of Dorrance Dance, the acclaimed company of 2015 MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance. Burke has been a performer with the company for 10 years. Prior to her work with Dorrance Dance, Elizabeth spent 11 years under the direction of her mentor, Gene Medler, in the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble. She is a proud alumna of The School at Jacob’s Pillow 2014 Tap Program and Marymount Manhattan College in 2014. Aside from teaching and personal choreographic pursuits, her other performance credits include work with Bessie Award winner Nicholas Van Young’s SoundMovement and the American Dance Festival alongside Luke Hickey. She has been described as “sinuous and sizzling” and a “deft and impassioned” dancer in Indy Week and The New York Times.