Angelina DiFranco

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Angelina DiFranco is currently a senior honors student at Kent State University and double majoring in dance BFA and English with a concentration in professional writing. Throughout her tenure at Kent State, she has performed works by faculty, students, and guest artists such as Amy Hall Garner, Hope Boykin, and Stefanie Batten Bland. Angelina received the May O’Donnell Memorial Dance Award and the dance faculty award for outstanding achievement as an emerging artist and dance scholar. Her piece, Letters From a Monster, and dance film, Unscripted Puppet: The Staged Resurrection, were presented at the Cleveland Dance Festival in 2022. Angelina has attended summer intensives with Deeply Rooted, Koresh, Visceral, and LA Contemporary Dance Company. Alongside her dancing, she took part in See Chicago Dance’s 2021 critical writing fellowship. Her writing has been published in See Chicago Dance, Luna Negra, and Brainchild. She joined the company as an apprentice in 2022.