Summer Belnap Robertson is originally from St. George, UT and has returned to her hometown after spending ten years on the east coast, primarily in New York City. She received a BFA in Contemporary Dance from the North Carolina School of the Arts and an MA in Dance Education from Columbia University. In 2001, she founded Summer & Company, an innovative group that presents witty and memorable work which has been seen at various New York City venues. Summer was a member of the Michael Mao Dance Company and the Avila/Weeks Dance Company. She has danced as a guest with the David Parsons Dance Company in the Millennium Celebration at Times Square, with Karla Wolfangle for Paul Taylor’s 70th birthday celebration at Jacob’s Pillow, and with Janis Brenner & Dancers at the Alvin Ailey School. Summer presented her choreography at the pre-show for the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Concert in St. George in April 2010. She is the coordinator of the annual St. George Contemporary Dance Concert and was the chair of the St. George City Arts Commission from 2007-2010.