Alisyn Hurd (ext. 239), Hip Hop instructor. BFA in Dance from Oakland University as well as a B.A. in Spanish Language. She has also studied at the University of Michigan-Flint and University of Massachusetts in Boston where she studied ballet through the Boston Ballet. She has performed with Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, Patterson Rhythm Pace Company, Modern Messages Dance Company and has danced backup for The Contours. She is a former member of Lunchbox Jams Crew, a non-profit b-boying organization mentoring young dancers, performing for community groups, touring Michigan and competing throughout the Midwest. Mrs. Hurd is co-director of Vertical Ambition Dance Company, a professional dance company based on Contemporary dance forms and Hip Hop Dance. She has also opened up for artists such as Addison Road and 21:03. Alisyn has had the honor of doing an exhibition battle for the "King MI" events by MotorCitys Rockerz and was a judge for "Capture the Breaker" in Ann Arbor.