Carrie Galphin

            (tap, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, ballet)

Carrie Galphin graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance and Choreography.  She then went on to earn her Masters Degree in Teaching at the University of Memphis.  She frequently studies dance in New York, where she takes classes at Broadway Dance Center, Steps, and The Ailey School.

Prior to moving to Memphis, Carrie was a member of the Sumter Civic Dance Company where she was on the South Carolina Artist in Residence roster.  As a member of the Sumter Civic Dance Company, Carrie performed in Charleston, SC at the Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto Dance festivals for 5 years.  Carrie has also had the opportunity to perform with the University of South Carolina Dance Company, Columbia Classical Ballet, Columbia College Dance company as well as many others.  After moving to Memphis, Carrie was a dancer for the Redbirds minor league baseball team.

Carrie has been teaching dance for over 12 years.  She has taught at studios in South Carolina including the Freed School of Performing Arts, Southern Strutt, and Columbia City Jazz school.  Carrie also taught dance at Columbia College, the University of Memphis, and Girls, Inc. She has taught all ages of students, youth to adults in a wide variety of dance arts including tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, gymnastics, and ballroom.

Currently, Carrie works at Studio B and teaches 3rd grade at Grace St.-Luke's Episcopal School.  She is married to Patrick and lives in East Memphis with their daughter Millie.

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