Dayna is a passionate educator, innovative choreographer and dance professional. She is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona, having earned her Master of Fine Arts Dance degree in choreography (2013). While in Arizona, Dayna worked closely with students, teaching ballet, tap, jazz, modern, improvisation, and musical theater as well as dance appreciation, history and composition. Before pursuing graduate studies, Dayna completed both her Bachelor of Fine Arts Dance degree and Bachelor of Business Administration degree at The University of Iowa (2003). She currently serves as the director of the dance minor program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.