LeighAnn Curd

(Orange County, NY) (she/her/hers) received her BFA from the Boston Conservatory on the Anamarie Sarazin Scholarship. While there, she was featured in new works created by Luis Fuenté, Gianni DiMarco, and Kathryn Posin, and had the privilege of performing classic works by dance legends like Antony Tudor and Martha Graham. She has performed as a guest principal in Tony Williams’ Ballet Rox and Urban Nutcracker, with Opera Boston, and has done freelance work with XT Danscollective. From 2012-2014, Ms. Curd had the opportunity to study and perform abroad in London, UK. LeighAnn is a founding member of the Brooklyn-based dance company Inclined Dance Project where she danced for 10 years and took on the role of Rehearsal Director during her final seasons with the company. In the Fall 2017, Ms. Curd joined Nimbus2 and was promoted to the main company by the Spring of 2018. During her time at Nimbus, she has had the pleasure of dancing lead roles in works choreographed by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, as well as premiered works by Dawn Marie Bazemore, Sofia Nappi and Kristen Klein. Ms. Curd is a Teaching Artist and the Director of the Pre-Professional Program and Nimbus Youth Ensemble at The School of Nimbus. LeighAnn was the Costume Coordinator for the company from 2017-2023. The 2023/2024 season marks LeighAnn’s seventh year with Nimbus Dance and her first year as Rehearsal Director for the company.