Courtney Allyson Mills began her love for dance, theater, and the creative performing arts in Seminole, Florida where she performed in the prestigious Seminole High School Marching Band and Colour Guard. Her experiences in high school paved the way for performing with two-time WGI gold medalist, The Company Color Guard and DCI finalist Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps. Courtney has been a clinician, choreographer, and adjudicator for over 15 years.
Ms. Mills holds a Bachelors of Arts in Dance from Texas Woman’s University. While in attendance at TWU, she was named Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year and was voted by her peers to be the Undergraduate Adjudicating Representative. Currently, Courtney is attending National University pursuing a Master of Arts in Performance Psychology.
Courtney is the founder and facilitator of ColorguardEDU, an online education platform specifically for instructors, directors, designers, and choreographers to attain information on how to better themselves as teachers. Her mission is to provide the color guard constituency with content that helps develop our activity from an education standpoint, while encouraging artistic growth through healthy teaching practices.
Ms. Mills resides in beautiful Colorado and loves hiking, her animals, and the mountains. She is the dance and yoga teacher at Smoky Hill High School. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Courtney is the director of Smoky Hill Dance Collective.