MFA Student

261 UCB
Dance Graduate Office
University Theatre Building, Room W1B55

Gwen Hunter Ritchie holds a BA in dance from the University of South Florida, attended SUNY Purchase, and is currently an MFA Candidate 2017. She has danced professionally for the past 22 years with various contemporary dance companies/choreographers including: Malashock Dance & Company, Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange, Lower Left Dance, Dance Alloy, and The Kevin Wynn Collection. She directed her own repertory dance company, LABCO Dance  in Pittsburgh from 2002-2008, and was proud to work with Lisa Race, Miguel Gutierrez, Kyle Abraham, Mark Taylor, Andre Koslowski, Palissimo, Teena Custer, Ursula Payne and Jennifer Keller as commissioned choreographers.She has taught as an adjunct faculty at Slippery Rock University and Chatham College and is also a certified Pilates Instructor and proud mama to Vaughn, Scarlett, and Noah.