Kelly Waltz is a founding member of Pure Existence. With over 20 years of performance experience, she has formally trained in multiple styles of dance including ballet modern, contemporary, jazz, and tap. Kelly graduated Summa Cum Laude from Eastern Michigan University with a B.S. in Dance Studio Management, and is currently working as the Programs Coordinator and Youth Program Director for Brighton Dance Festival under the direction of Kathy King. She is also an instructor and studio manager at Dance Steps Studio, Inc. She has been teaching dance for over 6 years, and has received multiple choreography awards and nominations for her work. Kelly has trained and performed with many notable artists including Wendi Dubois, Holly Hobbs, Jillian Hopper, Sherry Jerome-Wilkinson, Kathy King, Joanna McNamara, Jodie Randolph, Barbara Selinger, Phil Simmons, and Laurie Stoianowski.