Elizabeth Burke

Elizabeth Burke is a New York City based tap dancer, performer, choreographer, and educator from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She has worked full time with MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance's company, Dorrance Dance, since its inaugural 2010-2011 season, and serves as their dance captain and rehearsal director. Prior to working with Dorrance Dance, she spent 11 years under the mentorship of Gene Medler in the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble and she’s also an alumna of the School at Jacob’s Pillow.

Aside from teaching and personal choreographic pursuits, her other performance credits include work with Bessie Award winner Nicholas Van Young’s SoundMovement and the American Dance Festival alongside Luke Hickey. She has been described as “sinuous and sizzling” and a “deft and impassioned” dancer in Indy Week and The New York Times.

Elizabeth teaches, choreographs, and performs across the US, and collaborates with fellow North Carolinian Luke Hickey. @elizabethrburke