Also a NYC Ballet and Pre-Professional Instructor.
Tyler Gilstrap (Danville, VA) earned her BFA in Dance from Southern Methodist University. She was a founding member of Battleworks Dance Company (2001-2010), under the direction of Robert Battle. Recently, she was the associate choreographer for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. She was also the assistant choreographer for the film; ‘Love And Other Drugs’ and for the Italian San Remo TV Award show for three yrs. in a row. She has choreographed music videos for the artist Son Lux, Skyes, FireHorse and SENIT. And in 2012, she started her own performance group called TunanuT . They have created performances for the band Big Data, (Un)Scene art show, Ballroom Marfa, The Feast, and The Windmill Factory. Gilstrap has been a featured dancer in such films as ‘Across the Universe’, ‘The Wackness,’ and the Italian TV show ‘Amici.’ She has been a guest artist with the Bavarian State Opera, Irish Modern Dance Theater, The Windmill Factory, Azure Barton, New York Theater Ballet, Corbin Dances, and Amy Marshall Dance Company. She has taught improv, contemporary, and modern dance in Russia, Romania, Germany, Hungary, Italy and throughout the USA. She also has been on faculty at Montclair State University, Joffrey Ballet School and Peridance Capezio.