Adrienne Kraus Latanishen is a proud Baltimorean who knew she wanted to be a dancer and choreographer eversince she was a little girl.  She began her training at The Community College of Baltimore County, then, transferred to The University of Maryland, College Park where she graduated with honors with her B.A. in Dance.  Adrienne has taught at several studios and recreation programs alike including MgM Dance Studio, where she currently teaches various styles.  In addition to dancing, choreographing, and teaching for The Collective, AKL also dances for Andary Dance, Nathan Andary's professional company, and withhart.dance.projects, of which she is also founding member and assistant director.  Her choreography has been commissioned at local high schools, colleges, and organizations.  Adrienne made her New York City debut performing in the Perceptions Contemporary Dance Festival, WAXworks at Triskelion Arts, Green Space, Movement Research, and the world famous Judson Church.  She made her Washington D.C. debut performing at The Dance Exchange, Joe's Movement Emporium, and Dance Place.  However, her greatest achievement is starting her own brand new company named AKL Dance Theatre.  Much love to The Collective who shares their passion, collaborates their creativity, and keeps dance alive in Baltimore!

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