Erin Haslup, Tap & Jazz

THE BEAUTY OF ART IS THAT THERE ARE NO RULES

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Maggie Baum was born and raised in York, Pennsylvania where she began her dance training at Greater York Dance. She participated in Regional Dance America as well as attending summer intensives such as The Rock School, The Boston Ballet and The Craft of Choreography Conference in Seattle, WA. After graduating High School in 2008, Baum attended the State University of New York at Purchase College, where she received a BFA in dance performance in 2012. While attending college Baum performed works such as Balanchine’s Serenade, Paul Taylor’s Company B and work by Nicolo Fonte. Following her graduation from SUNY Purchase Baum performed with a selective group of students for the, 4th International Ballet Invitational Competition, in Beijing, China. Baum later professionally joined Exit 12 Dance Company, performing in Connecticut as well as Manhattan. In 2016 Baum decided to hang up her pointe shoes and tackle the new task of teaching. That year, with the help of two other dancers, Baum co-founded the Hudson Valley Youth Ballet, located in Harrison, NY. Due to other commitments Baum took a hiatus but is ready to get back into the dance community and share what she has learned through out her dance journey.