Casandra E Owen- Hillman is a choreographer, collaborator and dance educator. She has been performing, teaching and choreographing in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2003 and in Santa Cruz since 2011.
Casandra holds her MFA in Dance from Mills College and her BFA in Dance from the School of Music and Dance at SFSU. Her understanding of movement and the human body is informed by her study of Ballet, Laban Movement Analysis, Bartineff, Jazz, Hip Hop and Limon, Cunningham and Graham modern dance techniques. She has performed the choreographic works of Molissa Fenley, Kathleen McClintock, Dr. Alberta Rose, Susan Whipp and the late Alicia Pierce. She has also performed in the re-staging of Martha Graham’s Primitive Mysteries and re-staged the choreography of Agnes DeMille’s Carousel. She was an Adjunct Professor of Dance at Cabrillo College 2010-2016 and during her time there served the community as a Santa Cruz Arts Council Associate and SPECTRA Artist. Casandra has also been a visiting artist at Marin School of the Arts and Golden State Theatre.
Casandra is currently the Dance Coordinator at Santa Rosa Junior College where she teaches all levels of Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Dance History. She is also the Artistic Director of URBAN INDUSTRY Dance Company.
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