Margaret Hassenstab holds a BFA in Dance from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She danced professionally in New York City for 11 years, including at Radio City Music Hall and the Metropolitan Opera. Her teaching experience includes ballet, modern, tap, jazz, acrobatics and creative movement for children and adults. She has taught at performing arts centers, studios and arts intensives across the U.S. and locally at Grand Center Arts Academy, COCA, Best Dance and Talent and Dance Elite. She is a board member and artist for Leverage Dance Theater, and currently is an adjunct professor of dance at Lindenwood University.