Amanda Gour is from Worcester, MA where she lives with her husband Matt, and daughter Mackenna. She joined the TDC family in 2014 after receiving her BFA in Contemporary Dance from The Boston Conservatory. Amanda previously danced at Melissa Hoffman Dance Center and trained in ballet, jazz, tap, modern, lyrical/contemporary, pointe, musical theater, acrobatics and choreography. Amanda started teaching when she was 14 years old, and has had the opportunity to choreograph for music videos, high school dance teams, operas, and competitive dance teams. Amanda is proud to be an Acrobatic Arts certified instructor. She is also a Module 1 and 2 certified Alixa Flexibility instructor. In addition to teaching at TDC, Amanda also directs theater productions. She has directed Annie Jr. (2016), Aristocats Kids (2017), Alice in Wonderland Jr. (2017), Seussical Kids (2018,) Willy Wonka Jr. (2018,) Aladdin Kids (2019), Mary Poppins Jr. (2019), Moana Jr (2021), Matilda Jr (2022), and The Little Mermaid Jr (2023). This will be Amanda’s 10th year on staff at TDC!