As a native of Jacksonville Florida, Carmen Cage attended Douglas Anderson School of the Arts majoring in dance graduating in the top ten percent of her class. Carmen also furthered her pre-professional dance training at Jacksonville Center for the arts for 15 years. She is a 2018 graduate of State University of New York (SUNY) Purchase Conservatory of Dance, with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance, and a minor in Arts Management. Carmen has performed renowned works by many famous choreographers like Martha Graham, Doug Varone, Trisha Brown, Kevin Wynn, Rennie Harris, and many more. Her dance training has also allowed amazing opportunities abroad, including training at DanceItalia in Lucca, Italy, and performing at the Kuandu Arts Festival in Taipei, Taiwan. She has had various performances at SUNY Purchase, New York live Arts, New York City Center, and Peridance Capezio Center. In the fall of 2018, Carmen moved to Dallas to join the Dallas Black Dance Theater Encore!, she will be continuing her second season with the professional company in the fall of 2019. Carmen teaches at various studios around the DFW area and is very excited for what is ahead.