Cassandra Diane Austin
Cassie is a teaching artist and multi-hyphenate creative hailing from the Atlanta and Chicago suburbs. Her journey in the realm of movement arts began at Northeast Atlanta Ballet and continued under the expert guidance of Jenny Campbell, Michelle Manzanales, Leah Allen, and Amy Cardamone in Libertyville, Illinois.
Cassie holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Brigham Young University. Her stage credits span institutions such as the Kennedy Center, the Golden Gate Theatre, the Nederlander, the LA Pantages, the MUNY, Music Theatre Wichita, Tuacahn Amphitheatre, NYMF, 54 Below, and many more. Throughout her career, Cassie has had the privilege of collaborating with renowned choreographers such as Warren Carlyle, Kathleen Marshall, Al Blackstone, Nicholas Palmquist, Peggy Hickey, Mara Newberry-Greer, Krystyna Resavy, Sara Edwards, Robby Robie, and Andrew Palermo. Pre-pandemic she toured the US as a dancer and Irene Malloy u/s in the National Broadway Tour of "Hello, Dolly!" (starring Betty Buckley, Carolee Carmello). Beyond the stage, Cassie is a writer, lover of yoga and a certified Pilates Mat instructor.