FAVORITE LIFE QUOTE: “I was raised to run with the wolves. I will not stop just because you told me you can’t stand that I am wild.”
OCCUPATION: Hostess and Henna Artist
Sports Team: Blackhawks
Cartoon Character: Kim Possible
Hobbies: Writing, listening to music, and going to art galleries
Movie: The Great Gatsby
Actor/Actress: Kerry Washington
Artist/Band: Lana Del Rey, Blink 182, The 1975
TV Show: Underground
Ice Cream: Ben and Jerry’s Tonight Dough
Game to Play:
WHAT IS YOUR DANCE BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE?
I’ve been dancing since I was two years old! I was in studio until 7th grade. I was on Poms my three years of middle school and then my last two years of High School at Normal West. We went to Nationals in Florida my junior year and then became State Champions in IDTA Hip Hop in 2016.
WHAT ARE SOME PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES YOU’VE PURSUED THROUGH DANCE?
The Edge is my first real professional opportunity!
DO YOU HAVE ANY NICKNAMES? People that know me call me Liv.
MY TEAMMATES DESCRIBE ME AS...Probably outgoing with a weird sense of humor!
WHAT IS ONE THING MOST PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I love special FX makeup!
IF YOU HAD TO PICK TWO CELEBRITIES TO BE YOUR PARENTS WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE? Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington
IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE? To be able to fly anywhere
WHAT IS THE MOST EMBARRASSING SONG ON YOUR IPOD RIGHT NOW? Play My Music- Jonas Brothers
FINISH THIS STATEMENT: I am most proud of…The way my Mom raised me and the opportunities she provided so I could grow into the woman I am today.
WHAT IS YOUR FONDEST CHILDHOOD MEMORY? When I was little I was obsessed with horses and my mom used to pick me up when I was sitting on her lap so I could kick my heels up and act like a horse.
WHAT BRINGS A SMILE TO YOUR FACE? Spontaneous adventures.
MOST PRIZED POSSESSION? My mom
YOUR PERFECT DAY WOULD BE...Wake up and try different restaurants all day, listening to my favorite songs, and going to a(n) history/art museum.
MY LIFE IN ONE WORD...Numinous.
BIGGEST ADVENTURE...Going on a cruise and seeing Jamaica!
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB? A Hostess at Flattop
WHO IS YOUR CELEBRITY CRUSH? Michael Ealy
WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE? Makeup
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM VACATION DESTINATION? Mountains in Colorado.
FAVORITE THING TO DO IN BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL…Go to Fort Jesse Café for breakfast!
WHAT IS YOUR JUNK FOOD WEAKNESS? Ice Cream
WHO DO YOU ADMIRE THE MOST? Matty Healy
WHO IS YOUR ROLE MODEL? Michelle Obama
WHAT IS YOUR PERSONAL AMBITION? Free the world from ignorance, racism, sexism, xenophobia, and bigotry.
WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO AUDITION FOR THE EDGE? I missed being involved in dance from high school and saw there were tryouts on Facebook! My friend Grace was interested too and now we’re both Edge dancers!
IF YOU COULD SAY ANYTHING TO THE EDGE FANS, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY? Thank you for supporting us! Without you guys we wouldn’t be able to be doing the things we love; you truly make a difference in our lives.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT BEING A PART OF THE EDGE DANCE TEAM? The invigorating challenge to learn new dances almost every week and still find time to have fun with each other!