Gretchen is from Garner, NC and is currently a Senior at Garner Magnet High School. She began dancing at the age of 3. She has trained in various styles of dance including ballet, point, jazz and contemporary, specializing in tap, clogging and hip hop. She has studied under numerous national and world wide choreographers including Michelle Dorrance, Derrick Grant, Anthony Morigerato, Charles Renata, Brenda Burton, Greyson Davis, Jason Jana’s, Nick Young, Ayodele Casel, Jared Grimes, Cartier Williams, Scotty Bill, All That Clogging Group, tWitch, Randi and Hefa, Misha Gabriel, Mishay Petronelli, and Robert Green to name a few. She has won numerous dance scholarships in tap and hip hop and has achieved top overall high scores, technique, and choreography awards. She enjoys creating choreography and has a deep love and passion for music and dance! She looks forward to this dance season and the opportunity to assist each dancer grow and develop at Studio 5!