Christina Coppel, M.P.A., Company Manager
Christina Coppel is from Gahanna, Ohio and has been with New Vision Dance Company since its Columbus inception in 2014. After performing with the company for the last 8 years, she is thrilled to continue acting as the Director of Wellness as well as being named Company Manager at the beginning of the 2021 season.
Christina attended Worthington Christian Schools and danced at New Albany Ballet Company from age 2 and a half, giving her the opportunity to attend summer dance intensives at world renowned ballet academies such as Houston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Boston Ballet. Christina continued her dance passion and education on a full-tuition dance scholarship to Case Western Reserve University, earning her Bachelor's degree in Dance and Psychology, with a minor in Sports Medicine. Upon moving to New York, New York in 2018, Christina earned her Master’s degree in Public Administration from Long Island University, where she discovered her passion and talent for non-profit work while continuing to dance with Dance Works New York City.
Now that Christina has returned to Ohio, she is currently searching for a career in non-profit healthcare or population health while working full-time as well as teaching at Cutting Edge Dance Center. She has also had the opportunity to teach and choreograph for Case Western Reserve University’s Dance Department and New Vision Dance Company.
When Christina has a free moment, she enjoys spending time with her ever-growing family, with 2 nieces and a nephew under age 4. She looks forward to continuing to work with Melissa and the rest of the New Vision Dance Company family help the company to grow and thrive, as they have helped her do for the last decade.