Connie Fagan-Sweeney has been dancing for over 28 years. She has advanced level mastery in the art of tap, jazz, ballet, modern and hip hop. She is on staff at Jo's Footwork Studio in Western Springs, IL and at the Dance Workshop in Orland Park, IL. Connie attended the NFAA in Madison, WI where she received a "platinum" in tap, and "honorable mention" in jazz. Connie has been on faculty for workshops/conventions such as CNADM, CDC, DMW, and STARQUEST. She has been a member of Matrix Dance Improv - modern, The Kirby Reed Ascension Project - jazz, Instruments of Movement - modern, and Rhythm ISS - an all female tap ensemble. She has performed with her brother, Jay Fagan, in "Sibling Rivalry," and was a member of Same Planet Different World - a modern company- for 9 years. This is Connie's 5th season as Artistic Director of Footwork Dance Ensemble.