Cassandra was born and raised in Aurora, IL, where she began her dance training with Bonnie Ardelean’s Dance Studio. After graduating, she continued her training in Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago’s second company, Giordano II. Her professional credits include three contracts with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, where she performed the choreography of Harrison McEldowney, Jeremy Plummer, and Sherry Zunker. Cass was aslo a featured aerialist in the first grand scale illusion show at sea. From 2003 to 2014, she danced with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in their annual Holiday show, “Welcome Yule!” During the summer of 2007, Cassandra was one of fifteen girls to appear on the CW network TV show “The Pussycat Dolls Presents: Girlicious”. After four years performing with River North Dance Chicago and three years performing with Julia Rhoads’ Lucky Plush Productions, Cass continues to stay active with dance and choreography throughout the Chicagoland area. After performing in various C5 works, Cassandra is thrilled to now be part of the C5 creative team.