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Amy Schofield

Amy Schofield (she/her/ella) is a US-American flamenco dancer, scholar, educator, and choreographer whose research explores the development and evolution of flamenco dance in the diaspora. After beginning her flamenco education in Philadelphia with Anna and Tito Rubio, she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA) and a Master of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of New Mexico. She has since studied flamenco baile and cante at the Fundación de Arte Flamenco de Cristina Heeren in Seville and the Centro de Arte Flamenco y Danza Española Amor de Dios in Madrid, as well as in numerous workshops in Spain and the US. Amy has performed in such venues as the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, Lincoln Center in New York City, and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, among others. Her teaching credits include instructor and guest lecturer positions at UNM and Temple University, community and private lessons for all ages, and arts education residencies for kindergarten through high school in Philadelphia, New York, and North Carolina as a teaching artist with NYC-based Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. She currently splits her time between Philadelphia and Columbus, OH, where she is pursuing a PhD in Dance Studies at The Ohio State University while teaching and performing with U Will Dance Studio, The Flamenco Company of Columbus, and Caña Flamenca.