Born and raised in Connecticut, Avery is currently pursuing a BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase College. She has performed works by choreographers including Bill T. Jones, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Fredrick Earl Mosley, Liv Schaffer and Kate St. Amand. Avery began traveling with JUNTOS in January, 2019 and was set forth on an exciting exploration of the influence of dance as social work. She deepend her exploration of dance as a tool for healing by working as an intern with the Judy Dworin Performance Project, a local arts non-profit in Connecticut. Avery is excited to be a JUNTOSAmbassador where she can continue exploring her passion of using dance as a means of empowerment and communication.
Avery will select her Capstone Project in November: More info coming then!