Matisse Madden is a dancer, choreographer and Ballet pedagogue who hails from the beautiful island of Kauai. She has performed to critical acclaim in both the United States and Europe. She has danced with professional Ballet companies, including Ballet West, Connecticut Ballet and is presently a Principal Artist at Dimentional Dance. Matisse is also Assistant Rehearsal Director with the company. Matisse received her MFA in Ballet Teaching and Choreography from The University of Utah. Matisse is a visiting professor at Mt. Holyoke College, and is currently teaching the intermediate and advanced Ballet classes at Yale University. Matisse has performed the lead in Dimensional Dance’s Wyeth:Looking Beyond and Peaceable Kingdom about the painting by Edward Hicks. She has also performed featured roles in “O Squared”, and “Era of Essence”. Matisse’s most recent choreographic work, Fierce like Frida, has been featured in Dimentional Dance’s 2019-2020 repertoire.