Jordyn Manhart

BA in Dance with a minor in Education
Certificate of Entrepreneurship
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What are your plans for the future?

I will be moving to Los Angeles, California, in the fall to pursue a career in commercial dance.

Describe a defining moment in your time in the School of the Arts.

A defining moment for me was during junior year, when I received the Elizabeth Sherbon Award. The faculty and staff in the dance department have supported and encouraged me all throughout my KU career, but it was during this moment that I felt like my work ethic and training were noticed and appreciated.

What has influenced your creativity here at KU?

My peers have influenced my creativity the most! I have had numerous opportunities to collaborate with my fellow classmates for choreographic projects and class work. This has molded my own personal style and the way I approach my choreography.