An Ohio native, Claire began her journey as a mover at the Gary Geis School of Dance in Springfield at the age of 3. She attended Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton in the Dance magnet under DeShona Pepper-Roberston. She received the highest honor for Stivers Dance, the Jeraldyne Blunden Award as a Senior.
Claire attended SUNY-The College at Brockport. During her time there, she performed in various repertoire works by Doug Varone, Trisha Brown, and Tammy Carrasco / Wild Beast Dance in various festivals in New York. She also studied abroad in Italy at Florence Summer Dance under Monica Baroni. Other accolades in college included being selected as a Green and Gold Ambassador, a member of Alpha Chi Honor Society, a 4x SUNYAC Pole Vault Champion, and graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in 2019.
Her own choreography has been selected for performance at multiple American College Dance Association Galas. Claire produced her first evening length work titled “Convergent Pathways” as her undergraduate thesis. Her work has been selected for the Wake Forest Dance Festival and she collaborated with T2 Dance Company for their Summer Virtual Choreo Festival in August 2020, and The Color Wheel Project in 2022. A current Denver resident, Claire is a company dancer for Hannah Kahn Dance Company and T2 Dance Company. She has also performed with Animus Movement and Stacey Temple Dance.
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