Biography

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Carly Olson, is a current resident of Dallas, Texas and has received her BFA in dance, BA in Arts Management and a Minor in Psychology (Primarily Child Based) at SUNY Purchase college. She is currently dancing with Justin Giles' company SoulEscape and has performed at venues such as Perry Mansfield, DanceMakers and the Coppell Arts Center. She is also an academic administrator and teacher for Gregory Dolbashian's DASH Academy. She has been teaching children ages 2-18 in styles such as ballet, contemporary, modern, hip hop, jazz and lyrical since the age of 15. Carly has worked with choreographers such as Sean Bankhead, where she starred on the reality TV show “Dance Kids ATL '' on Lifetime, and Kiki Ely and breakdancer Beejay Harris on UPtv’s reality dance series “Dancin’ the Dream”. Other credits include Jade Novah, Jordan Sparks, Nate Butler, Chris Tomlin, CBS the Couch, Huffington Post live, Chick-fil-A, and the BMI Gospel Music Awards.  

Carly also has certifications in Yoga and Beginner through Advanced Pilates Mat. She is working on her Children's Yoga certification as well as her Personal Training certification through the American Council on Exercise.