Amanda Blythe was born in California, grew up in Pennsylvania and is now based in Washington, DC. Classically trained in ballet, she dove into the world of modern dance after high school and has never turned back. Amanda works in the DC arts community, both on stage and behind the scenes. When she’s not dancing with Erica Rebollar/Rebollar Dance, she works with Nancy Havlik’s Dance Performance Group and UpRooted Dance as a company member, as well as personal choreographic projects. During school, she studied dance with Chris Aiken, Peter DiMuro, Meredith Lyons, Ruth Andrien, and Colleen Thomas, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Tania Isaacs, Nicole Wolcott and many others.