ELYSE GUTTMANN (MADCO 2 Rehearsal Director) is a native Oklahoman who loves calling St Louis home. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Modern Dance Performance studying with Austin Hartel, the late Derrick Minter, and Rebecca Herrin. Since joining MADCO in 2012, she has enjoyed working with such artists as Cecil Slaughter, Gina Patterson, Jennifer Archibald, Hanna Brictson, and Lindsay Hawkins, among many others. In addition to performing with MADCO and leading MADCO 2, Elyse is on staff at DK Dance Productions and is pursuing her certification as a licensed GYROTONIC® trainer. Elyse would like to thank her husband and family for their unwavering love and support.