Lucy Riner

Master Class Instructor

Lucy Vurusic Riner is the Executive Director of RE|Dance Group.  She started RE|Dance Group, with her artistic partner Michael Estanich, in 2009.  Lucy received her BS Degree in Dance Education and Performance from Illinois State University in 1996. In 2005, Lucy completed her Masters Degree in Education from National Louis University and also received the Midwest Dance Teacher of the Year award from the American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Lucy has been a member of Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak, RTG Dance Company and Matthew Hollis’ “The Power of Cheer.” She has also been part of the community casts of White Oak Dance Project and David Dorfman Dance. Lucy was the Director of Dance at Oak Park and River Forest High School from 1998 to 2012. In 2012, Lucy joined the dance faculty at New Trier High School