Therese Gahl received the crux of her dance training from the Washington School of Ballet under the tutelage of Mary Day. After graduating from high school she became a member of Ballet West II in Salt Lake City. She graduated with cum laude honors from George Mason University, where she received a Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology. Since then she has been a member of DC and VA based companies including Gin Dance Company and Teatro de Danza Contemporanea. She is also a dance instructor and choreographer for CityDance School and Conservatory and the Washington School of Ballet. She has presented her choreographic works in DC based festivals, including Intersections Dance Festival and VelocityDC Dance. She has also commissioned works for collegiate institutions including Georgetown University and Towson University. Last year, she was a guest artist with Motion X and is very excited to join as a full time member for Motion X this season.