PAST GUEST ARTISTS
Hailed by critics and audiences alike, choreographer Aszure Barton has created works for Mikhail Baryshnikov, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, American Ballet Theatre, The National Ballet of Canada, Nederlands Dans Theater, The Martha Graham Dance Company, ... Learn more about Aszure.
Crystal Pite created Kidd Pivot in 2002 in Vancouver. Integrating movement, original music, text, and rich visual design, Kidd Pivot’s performance work is assembled with recklessness and rigour, balancing sharp exactitude with irreverence and risk ... Learn more about Kidd Pivot and Crystal Pite.
Stephanie Klemons is Associate and Resident Choreographer in NY, Global Dance Supervisor of future companies and original Dance Captain and swing at Broadway's newest smash HAMILTON! Stephanie is no newcomer to the Andy Blankenbuehler vocabulary, ... Learn more about Stephanie.
Cheryl Mann has spent the last year and a half as Executive Director of Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY. Los Angeles is still a new venture for Mann after living in Chicago for 20 years where she was formerly the Artistic Associate of Visceral Dance Chicago. ... Learn more about Cheryl.
Sarah Elgart has been on the forefront of dance in Los Angeles as a choreographer, director, and producer for many years. Known most recently for her large scale, site- specific productions, Elgart’s work engages audiences by transforming and catalyzing bus terminals, airports, museums and more with movement, music, and media... Learn more about Sarah.
Ari Loeb, a native of Los Angeles, began dancing at age 9. He dedicated himself to the art of ballet, and eventually modern, until he joined MOMIX in 2002. Ari toured the world with MOMIX, Pilobolus, and Cirque du Soleil, from 2002-2009, performing in 30 countries, and over 350 cities. Learn more about Ari.
Nick is a multi-skilled preditor (producer, director, editor) who specializes in creating cutting edge ‘it’ content for brands and artists across all platforms. With an extensive background in music and the creative arts, Nick selectively places music and sound design at the core of all content. Read more about Nick.
Adam Barruch began his career as a young actor, performing professionally on Broadway and in film and television, working with prominent figures such as Tony Bennett, Jerry Herman and Susan Stroman. He later received dance training at LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and Performing Arts. .Learn more about Adam.
Nathan Madden is currently in the Tony award winning Broadway revival of “Hello Dolly” staring Bette Midler. As a graduate of the Juilliard School, Houston, and Atlanta Ballet academies, he has had many opportunities to explore new movement of varying styles, both as a dancer and a choreographer. .Learn more about Nathan.
JoJo is a dance educator, creator and coach focused on inspiring excellence and joy in the study of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern techniques with a constant dedication to the exploration of artistry and the creative process. Born in Normal, IL he began dancing with his mother Lyndetta and went on to graduate from The Chicago Academy for the Arts ... Learn more about JoJo.
Melanie started dancing at the age of three in Marietta, GA. At age 19, she won season eight of Fox’s hit television show, So You Think You Can Dance. After the show, while living in Los Angeles, she went on to work with companies like Travis Wall’s, Shaping Sound, and Stacey Tookey’s, Still Motion. ... Learn more about Melanie.
Tony Selznick, scion of the legendary Hollywood Selznick family, has been in the business of dance and choreography for more than 20 years. In his role as Founder and Senior Agent at McDonald Selznick Associates, Tony has been instrumental in the career development ... Learn more about Tony.
Pioneer & King of freeform bruk up dancing, pioneer of The Ghost Walk & pivot stepping/bruk up style gliding. As a child Albert was in a tragic accident that crushed his leg. He grew up with a leg brace and went through the normal teasing of a handicapped child ... Learn more about Ghost.
Teddy Forance grew up at his family's 4th Generation Dance studio the Hackworth School of Performing Arts in Easthampton, MA. Teddy's professional career has afforded him the opportunity to perform with Madonna, Janet Jackson, Florence & The Machine, Usher, Lady Gaga ... Learn more about Teddy.
Being born and growing up in Los Angeles, Jim is a true Hollywood kid. He has worked in Los Angeles as a performer (actor and dancer), choreographer, educator and talent representative for over a decade. A former Hollywood High School Performing Arts Center ... Learn more about Jim.
JoJo is a dance educator, creator and coach focused on inspiring excellence and joy in the study of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern techniques with a constant dedication to the exploration of artistry and the creative process. Born in Normal, IL he began dancing ... Learn more about JoJo.
Skarpteowska first worked with the Lubovitch Company in 2007. She started dancing at age 13 in her native city of Warsaw, Poland. Two years later, she was cast in a first ever Polish musical Metro, directed and choreographed by Janusz Jozefowicz... Learn more about Kate.
Nathan Madden works in many different arenas as a choreographer and continues to challenge himself with various companies, festivals, projects and productions around the world. He has set and created work on the Broadway cast members of "An American In Paris" ... Learn more about Nathan.
Born in Perth, Western Australia. Reed started dancing at the age of 18 months at his mothers studio Jody Marshall Dance Company, where he trained in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics and Musical Theatre. At the age of 15, Reed was accepted into The Australian Ballet School ... Learn more about Reed.