Julie DeLizza is in her fourth season with Annex Dance Company. She has taught in company residencies throughout Charleston-area schools, including Septima P. Clark Academy and St. Andrews School of Math and Science. In April 2014 Julie represented Annex by speaking and performing at TEDx Charleston with students from Memminger Elementary. She holds degrees in History and Secondary Education and a minor in Dance from the College of Charleston. During college Julie performed and presented her choreography in concerts and conferences throughout South Carolina. In 2012 she attended the American Dance Festival in Durham, NC. Julie has taught at Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School and Wando High School, where she is the co-director of the Wando Dance Company. Julie teaches all levels and genres of dance at Dance Moves of Charleston where she directs the Dance Moves Youth Company, Charleston’s only youth modern dance-based company.
Margaret Harman (apprentice) is currently a student at the College of Charleston majoring in Dance with a concentration in Performance and Choreography. She is originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she has grown up training in ballet, modern, and jazz at different companies in the area and within her high school. Margaret has begun to expand her interest in choreographing, and has recently created two pieces for Baylor School’s Dance Concert in Chattanooga. She has spent part of her recent summers in New York training and performing the genres of contemporary and hip hop with Arch Dance. Margaret began working with Annex Dance Company this past summer; her debut performance with the company being at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Margaret cannot wait to grow with this company and be a part of many more seasons.
Cathy Maschek graduated with a BA in Dance from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania where she had the opportunity to perform the works of Lar Lubovitch, Helanius Wilkins, Teena Custer and Jose Limon. Cathy has performed throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York, and South Carolina. As an educator she has experience teaching all levels, ages and genres of dance. For two years she taught advanced levels of modern at Ballet Western Reserve of Youngstown, Ohio and then an additional two years in Clemson, SC where she taught various levels of modern, including creative dance, improvisation and choreography at Foothills Dance Conservatory. Cathy moved to Charleston in spring 2011, and is now dancing her fourth season with Annex Dance Company. Over the past four years Cathy has taught many times for Annex Dance Company, including Palmetto Scholars Academy and Endless Mountains Dance Camp when the company is in-residence during the summer.