She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and has significant experience as a dancer and a choreographer. She competed with a nationally ranked competitive dance team in Bartow, Florida for eight years in various dance genres including clogging, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. She also performed at Disney’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas in Orlando, Florida, and has performed on the Holland America cruise line. While earning her degree, Mackenzie toured with the performing dance company, Dance Alliance, for three years. She had the opportunity to tour in Canada, California, Oregon, and Russia. Mackenzie was a Collegiate Director for the World Dance Team and taught clogging, afro-Caribbean, and stomp. She has taught jazz, ballet, tap, clogging and hip-hop to all ages. She is a former part-time faculty member for her alma mater’s Dance Department where she taught modern and jazz, and choreographed two main stage university musicals. Mackenzie worked as the full time in-house choreographer for the Playmill Theatre in West Yellowstone, Montana for five years where she had the opportunity of choreographing twelve full musicals. Mackenzie finds joy in moving, creating, and discovering new movement possibilities.