Arlynn Zachary earned her MFA in Dance from UNCG in 2019 and she holds a BA in choreography from Goucher College. She has worked for Echo Contemporary Dance Company, Moving Poets Charlotte, The Wake Project, Baran Dance, and Taproot Ensemble, in the capacities of dancer, rehearsal director, stage manager, and lighting designer. She has served on the KinetiCollective and Charlotte Dance Festival boards, and was the Director of Dance for the Charlotte New Music Festival’s Dance Co-Lab. Her choreography has been presented at the American College Dance Association, Goucher College, Columbia College, Furman University, Belmont Abbey College, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina Dance Festival, Charlotte Dance Festival, Greensboro Fringe Festival, Loose Leaves Showcase, and Emergance Showcase, to name a few.She has received a Regional Artist Project Grant from the Arts and Science Council in 2015, the Charlotte Emerging Choreographer’s Award from CDF in 2016, and the Kristina Larson Thesis Grant at UNCG in 2019. Arlynn is currently an Adjunct Professor of dance at Winthrop University, a Guest Lecturer of Stage Management for Dance at UNCG, and an MFA Thesis Concert Coordinator for Hollins University. She is the Founder/Artistic Director of THE MARK dance company.