Chely Young

2022 NDS Young Professional Award

Chely Young is an adventurer in the dance world; seeking opportunities to grow, learn, and enhance the education of others. “Chely is an artist and educator for the 21st century; a spirit who carries deep respect for the diverse ways in which aesthetic sensibility and vision is conceived and created.” She has boundless energy and enthusiasm and embraces every new challenge and opportunity to learn and share her amazing talents with her adoring students.

“…  I aim to carry forward values of acceptance, individuality, creativity, and community as shown to me by my teachers and community.” She is making a difference at Texas Women’s University and all of Texas.