Assistant Professor of Dance
Woerner, has taught dance at Oakland University for the past
six years and is the co-founder and co-director of the non-profit professional
modern dance company, Take Root. Since its inception in 2013, the troupe has
been invited to teach master classes and perform in South Korea, Germany, the
National Theater of Costa Rica and numerous locations throughout the United
States. Woerner, a one-time Radio City Music Hall Rockette who has toured the
world as a freelance choreographer, has received kudos for offering a dance
class for people who have Parkinson's disease. She has more than 40
participants in the class, which come from Oakland County and the surrounding area.
She has led demonstration classes at various hospitals in the county, for physical
therapists so that they might understand the program and pass it onto their
clients as well as the Older Persons' Commission in Rochester. She has a
master's degree in dance choreography and performance from the University of
The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2016.