Chelsea Neiss

Hiland Instructor

Chelsea received her Bachelors of Arts in Dance from Cal State Fullerton. Chelsea has performed as a dancer for Disneyland Resorts, Attack Theatre, Atlanta Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, and Kraken Still and Film. She has a passion for arts education and sharing her love of dance, and has taught at studios in Arizona, California, and Ohio. Chelsea has had her own choreography showcased at Beta Dance Festival, Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance Festival, other festivals, and has choreographed for Southwest Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. She has had the pleasure of choreographing Desert Foothills Theatre’s production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights, Disaster the Musical, Annie Get Your Gun, and The Sound of Music. Chelsea is thrilled to be continuing her dance journey in New Mexico as part of The Hiland Program faculty.