OUR LEADERSHIP BELIEVES IN DANCE
Our Artistic Co-Directors are seasoned choreographers and dancers who believe passionately in the mission of City in Motion Dance Theater. Their vision and leadership shapes the high-quality contemporary dance programming we are committed to providing.
Bobbi Foudree started her dance training at the age of 16 with Kim Shope at Midtown School of Dance. She then went on to pursue her B.F.A. in dance from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. Ms. Foudree spent her summers training at Nashville Ballet and School of Ballet Chicago. After Graduating from Stephens, Ms. Foudree moved to New Hampshire where she danced for two seasons with Jennie and Company and as an apprentice in Northern Ballet Theater. Missing the Midwest Ms. Foudree returned to Kansas City where she has danced and choreographed with a variety of companies including Kacico dance, Reach...a movement collective Inc., Aha! Dance Theater, 940 dance Company, and The Smith Project. 2022 marked her 6th season dancing & choreographing for City In Motion Dance Theater. In 2023, she became Artistic Co-Director.
ARTISTIC CO-DIRECTOR & YOUTH DANCE THEATER DIRECTOR
Ann Shaughnessy has over two decades of professional dance experience, performing and teaching. She is a licensed Physical Therapist and also works at area retirement home memory care units providing live dance to residents living with memory-loss conditions. Ann has taught at City in Motion School of Dance for over 10 years and will be leading our Youth Dance Theater in its 2022-2023 season.