Zoe Phillips is an assistant editor at Pointe, Dance Teacher and Dance Business Weekly. She began her dance training at the Susan Hayward School of Dance in California, where she completed her graded and vocational examinations with the Royal Academy of Dance. In 2016, she finished her Advanced II with distinction and later competed at the Geneé International Ballet Competition in Sydney, Australia. She then attended the University of Michigan, where she graduated with a BA in Spanish and a minor in American Culture. While a student, she taught dance locally and worked as a writer and managing editor for The Michigan Daily’s arts desk.