COURTNEY LOPES is originally from Bermuda, attended The University of North Carolina School of the Arts for her high school education focusing on Contemporary Dance, and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase in 2012.  Courtney had the opportunity to study abroad in Taiwan at the Taipei National University of the Arts. Courtney has performed with The Mark Morris Dance Group and works by choreographers such as, Lar Lubovitch, Paul Taylor, Jessica Lang, and Huang Yi of Cloud Gate Dance Company.  Courtney is delighted to currently be working with Dance Heginbotham, MeenMoves, Sue Bernhard Danceworks, Kathryn Alter & Dancers, and Megan Williams Dance Projects. Courtney currently teaches at Rutgers Univeristy’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, The Limon Institute and The 92nd St Y.