CIERA BUDGE

is originally from the Central Valley of California. She has been dancing since the age of two and her passion for the art is unwavering and ever-growing. Ciera moved to Asheville in November of last year (2017) and has since started working with the company Asheville Contemporary Dance Theater. She has been looking forward to working with other freelance dance artists in WNC since her relocation. Improvisational dance has a very large impact on her dance and philosophy of the art. Environmental issues, importance of musicality, and human relationships have a prevalent message in Ciera's choreographic works.