Mollie Mock Kaufman, originally from West Virginia, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Point Park University with a Bachelor of Arts in ballet and jazz. Upon graduation she moved to Chicago to train on scholarship at the Lou Conte Dance Studio and as a summer apprentice with River North Dance Chicago. Mollie then went on to spend five seasons with Thodos Dance Chicago where she had the opportunity to tour nationally and internationally, was a master teacher for the company, and had two of her collaborative works, “Reflect” and “Exurgence”, become a part of the company’s repertoire. During her time at TDC, she also had the privilege to perform works by Bob Fosse, Ann Reinking, Ron De Jesus, Lucas Crandall, Lar Lubivach, and Brock Clawson, among many others. Mollie had the honor to work with Kai Harding Productions doing film work that has premiered at Film Festivals all over the country. She has taught extensively throughout East and West Coasts and a master teacher on the collegiate and pre-professional levels throughout the nation. She has been on faculty at Point Park University’s International Summer Dance Program and for Dance Masters of Pennsylvania, Chapter 10.