Abby Stachnik

In December 2015, Abigail earned her BFA in Dance with Honors from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she performed in works choreographed by Douglas Becker, Mark Caserta, Meredith Rainey, Roni Koresh, Robert Battle, Sidra Bell, Katie Swords, and many of her peers. Abigail traveled to Lille, France and Brussels, Belgium with the university’s “European Touring Ensemble” in 2016. Additionally, she has attended summer intensives with the Milwaukee Ballet, Joffrey Jazz and Contemporary, Pennsylvania Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Cocodaco Dance Project, and DanceWorks Chicago. In 2016, Abigail moved to Chicago to train in the Scholarship Program at Lou Conte Dance Studio. Her most recent endeavors include performing as a Mezzo Company member with Cocodaco Dance Project, apprenticing with Chicago Repertory Ballet, and teaching at dance studios in the Chicago area.