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Dancers

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Jonathan Montepara
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Annika Kuo
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Jerard Palazo
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Jared Kelly
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Skyler Lubin
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Francesca Forcella
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Savannah Green
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Ashley Simpson
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Andrea Yorita
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Shawn Cusseaux
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Ben Schwarz

Choreographers

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

A versatile choreographer, Lopez Ochoa creates within the dance field but also for theatre, opera, musical theatre. Her wide-ranging body of work includes short conceptual pieces, full-length narrative ballets, and...

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Caili Quan

She served as an Artistic Partnership Initiative Fellow and a Toulmin Creator at The Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU. With BalletX she performed new works by Matthew...

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Gustavo Ramirez Sansano

Gustavo was chosen by the magazine POR LA DANZA for its 15th anniversary as one of the ‘Fifteen Choreographers to Watch’(2004) Dance Magazine featured Luna Negra’s Artistic Director, Gustavo Ramírez...

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Jamar Roberts

Mr. Roberts is a graduate of the New World School of the Arts and the Ailey School and has danced for AAADT,  Ailey II, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet.  Mr. Roberts...

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Jennifer Archibald

This season she will create new works for Richmond Ballet, Ballet Austin, and Ballare Carmel Boston Conservatory, and The Governors School. Archibald was the acting Movement Director for Michael Kahn’s The...

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Matthew Neenan

Matthew’s choreography has been featured and performed by The New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Washington Ballet, Ballet West, Ballet Met, Colorado Ballet, Ballet Memphis, Milwaukee Ballet, Oregon...

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Nicole Caruana

Nicole is the founder of UANA DANS, a creative outlet for her choreography in Buffalo and abroad. Alongside fellow Purchase alumni Taylor Railton and Mercedez Mize, she co-founded The Herd,...

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Tiler Peck

Tiler most recently starred in CLI Studios’ A New Stage and the World Premiere of William Forsythe’s The Barre Project (Blakeworks II), both of which she served as Executive Producer...

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Tommie-Waheed Evans

He has toured and performed nationally and internationally as a company member of Lula Washington Dance Theater, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and PHILADANCO. Since 2004, he has created more than 50...

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Tsai Hsi Hung

In 2020 Tsai Hsi received a Choreography Fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts. Shortly after, her work was selected by the Joffrey Academy of Dance for their...

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