Caryn Cooper is a dance administrator, educator, performer and writer from Long Island, NY. She began her dance training at a young age. She studied ballet in the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) for ten years and later went on to work with various choreographers in the New York City area. Administrately, she has worked for a number of arts organizations such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Hispanico, ArtsConnection and the New York City Arts in Education Roundtable. When she's not working, Caryn loves teaching fitness classes to older adults and seniors. Caryn holds her MA in Dance Education from New York University and her BFA in Arts Administration from LIU Post.