Audrey Burkhardt is 15 years old and a Freshman at Warrensburg Junior/Senior High School. She has been dancing at the Dance Center of Queensbury for 3 years and is a proud member of Senior Company, Ambassador (competitive dance team) and the Adirondack Ballet Theater. As a member of the Adirondack Ballet Theater, Audrey has been involved in 3 Nutcracker productions, 2 Sleeping Beauty productions and 1 production of Peter and the Wolf all of which are performed at the Charles Wood Theater. She also was a part of “The Winner Is”, a dance choreographed by KT Hart, which was nominated for the ACE Capezio Choreography Award for 2016. Audrey has earned several awards through Ambassador which include the Broadway Star at the 2015 Access Broadway dance competition and an invitation to Elite Dance Challenge’s national dance competition for 2016. Prior to joining the Dance Center of Queensbury, Audrey was a competitive gymnast for 4 years at the Glens Falls YMCA. Audrey loves all styles of dance but she enjoys lyrical and contemporary the most because they are so expressive and meaningful. Currently, she is continuing to strive to be the best dancer she can be through her consistent dedication and hard work. Besides dancing for herself, Audrey is also beginning her journey as a dance teacher. She was a teaching assistant for the Acro I class at the Dance Center of Queensbury and plans to continue teaching classes. In the future, Audrey would like to spread her love of dance and inspire others.