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Alumni Highlights

Tristian Griffin BFA ’14

(all photos for Tristian Griffin are credited to David Pugh)

TCU Academic Journey:

BFA Ballet with English minor





Since Graduation:

  • Company member of Garth Fagan Dance for 3 years; recently performed with Metropolitan Opera (NY) and Lyric Opera (KS) as well as Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company, Company E, and Kansas City’s Friends of Alvin Ailey.
  • Performed in extraordinary venues: Ebony Repertory Theatre (L.A.), Joyce Theatre (N.Y.C.), Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (N.Y.C.), the Kennedy Center (D.C.), Jacob’s Pillow (MA), and Kauffman Center (KCMO).
  • Recently presented an evening-length immersive production, Palimpsest: Interactive Art Performance Series.  Commissioned by Charlotte Street Foundation and ArtsKC.  Worked with 10 dancers and collaborated with a poet, 3 singers, photographer, and videographer.  All shows were sold out but will be bringing Palimpsest back to Kansas City and soon a national tour.



Allison Armfield BFA ’17


Photo Credit: Allison Armfield

TCU Academic Journey:

BFA Modern Dance with General Business Minor

Editor-in-Chief of the Horned Frog Yearbook





Since Graduation:

  • Moved to New York City
  • Studio Manager for Lois Greenfield, internationally renowned dance photographer.
  • Associate for Jodi Kaplan, artist booking agent.
  • Founded and directs non-profit, project based dance company, Golden Hour Dance.
  • Choreography chosen for Eisenhower Dance Festival Choreography Showcase.