DANCE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Courtney Smith Inzalaco’s passion lies in the world of dance and she is determined to perpetuate its existence via her 5’2” frame. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fina Arts in Dance from the University of Florida, she departed on a dance career that took her around the country performing with Moving Current Dance Collective, Michael Foley Dance, Yu Dance Theatre, Peter Sciscioli, Gaudere Danza and Red Dirt Dance Company. Smith Inzalaco also co-founded Moving Ethos Dance Company and co-directed it until 2015. A graduate of Booker High School’s Visual and Performing Arts program, Smith Inzalaco chose to return to Sarasota to contribute to the community, entered the realm of teaching at numerous studios, high schools and colleges in the region. With her heart clearly in education, she dedicated herself to her alma mater teaching at Booker High School for the past twelve years. She shifted into being the Artistic Director of the Dance Program in 2018.