Elyse Rawlings is a recent addition to the Dance/USA team as the newest Membership Fellow. She is a native of Atlanta, GA and relocated to the DMV area to attend George Mason University where she is currently approaching her final semester of graduate studies in Arts Management. Elyse obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Georgia in Film Studies and a minor in Dance, after which she returned to her family-owned dance studio to assist in serving as the Operations Manager. Here, she realized her desire to grow as an arts administrator and decided to pursue her Master of Arts degree. She is ecstatic to be joining Dance/USA.