Christina Ilisije graduated summa cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College in 2007 with a B.F.A. in Dance. Her choreographic work, Naked Branches, was recognized with the Alpha Chi Award. Upon graduation, she became a company member with Buglisi Dance Theatre, where she performed and instructed company outreach. Christina also danced with Maxine Steinman & Dancers and as a guest artist with Take Dance and Shen Wei Dance Arts. Her choreographic work has been presented at Danspace Project and The Hatch. She writes about her passions on her blog Living Dance. Christina joined Parsons Dance in 2010.