Kelly Cormier grew up in Peabody, Massachusetts, where she trained at North Shore Dance Academy. While studying at Boston University she was a dancer and choreographer for Dance Theatre Group, where she met Gracie and Natalie. She joined Nozama for their very first NACHMO in 2014 and has been with the company since as both a dancer and choreographer. Her newest piece, “Introspection,” will be performed in Uplift. She works as an editor, writer, and barre instructor in Boston.