Luke Dakota Zender started dancing as a young adult at the age of 18. Since then Luke Dakota has self-curated an eclectic dance education giving him a versatile understanding of what it means to be a mover, performer and an overall aware human being. A Wyoming and Jackson native Luke Dakota is constantly inspired by the landscapes and skies of our western world. Luke Dakota has Been with CDW for a total of 6 seasons, and his time with the company has been invaluable both as a dancer and artist. Through CDW Luke Dakota has had the opportunity to work with Babs Case, Francesca Romo, Gina Patterson, David Dorfman, Bill T. Jones, Troy Ogilvie and Dan Walczak. Outside of CDW Luke has had the privilege of working and or studying with Debbie Allen, Peridance Capezio Center, Alysa Pires, Alice Klock, North West Dance Project, Body Traffic, Anouk Van Dijk, Heidi Duckler Dance, Invertigo Dance theater, and more!