Blythe Barton earned her BFA from Chapman University and MFA from Florida State University and she is currently a company dancer with both SDDT and Malashock Dance. Blythe has won awards for outstanding student performance and choreography and had the opportunity to present her work at the American College Dance Festival. Her company, Blythe Barton Dance, is in its sixth year of presenting dance in Southern California and recently won Outstanding Dance Production at the 2016 San Diego International Fringe Festival. She currently teaches at Grossmont College and SDDT, where she also serves as Administrative Assistant. Blythe is a founding member of San Diego Dance Connect, the county’s dance service organization.