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This list is by no means complete. It merely highlights of the activities of some of our graduates. Also, dancers are always moving, and contact information and career details are challenging to keep current. If you are an alumnus and would like your information added or updated, please email


Kooistra, Hillary BFA 2015

Shortly after Hillary graduated from Michigan, she was offered a position as
Company Manager with NYC-based dance company Kyle Abraham/ Abraham.In.Motion. She manages all of AIM's domestic and international tours, traveling with the Company and handling all transportation and hospitality elements, as well as handle a slew of additional administrative tasks.


Tomasetta, Dee BFA 2014

Upon early graduation of fall 2014, Dee moved straight to NYC where she danced with companies including Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre and with choreographer Mia Michaels. She has pursued commercial dance and had considerable success.

Dee has performed on Saturday Night LIVE, Jimmy Fallon- The Tonight Show, and Americas Got Talent. Most recently she made inroads into the world of musical theatre. performing in the Radio City New York Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall (Summer 2016). Dee is currently playing Peter Pan in the National Touring Cast of Finding Neverland.


Brown, J. Lindsay MFA 2013

J. Lindsay Brown lives in Chicago with her husband and two cats. She married Geoffrey Gawne on June 7, 2015 at the University of Chicago. Lindsay is a teaching artist with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and teaches dance in studios and schools throughout the city. Her company, J. Lindsay Brown Dance, continues to present works on proscenium stages and in site-specific venues, ranging from public parks to 15x15 foot cubicles. This spring, the company will perform at the Chicago Cultural Center and will remount their fully improvised song and dance musical "Spectacle Spectacular!" - a collaboration with The Glitter Island Gang.

More about J. Lindsay Brown


Michigan Muse–the School's alumni magazine

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