Contemporary

Milton Myers

Contemporary Program Director | July 11-31, 2016

Recognized worldwide as a master teacher, Milton Myers is resident choreographer and instructor for Philadanco and on the faculties of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Program, Peridance, STEPS on Broadway, and The Juilliard School, where he is...

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer | July 11-17, 2016

A sought-after freelance choreographer, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa has created works for companies around the world including Ballet de Genève, Ballet Nacional Chileno, Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO, Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Dutch National Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Royal Ballet of Flanders, and Ballet...

Aya Kaneko

Assistant to Program Director Milton Myers | July 11-31, 2016

Aya Kaneko was born in Osaka, Japan, and earned a vocational examination syllabus certificate at The Royal Academy of Dance in London. She went on to work with several ballet companies, projects, and schools as both a dancer and teacher...

John Levis

Contemporary Program Music Director | July 11-31, 2016

John Levis is a composer, pianist, and synthesist who has been involved with the Philadelphia dance community since 1971. A graduate of the University of the Arts, he has worked with Philadelphia schools and companies, including University of the Arts,...

Helen Pickett

Contemporary Program Technique Faculty | July 11-31, 2016

Helen Pickett is currently the Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet and producer and creator of the workshop, Choreographic Essentials. She has collaborated as a choreographer, coach, and actress with installation video artists and filmmakers, including Eve Sussman, Toni Dove, and...

Cayetano Soto

Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer | July 17-24, 2016

Cayetano Soto is the 2015/16 Resident Choreographer for Ballet BC. His technical, high-pitched, and unpredictable choreography earned him First Prize for his ballet 24FPS by the choreographic competition Uncontainable Project 2006 of the Royal Ballet of Flanders, best dance production...

Alphonse Poulin

Contemporary Program Ballet Faculty, July 17-22

Alphonse Poulin danced with Boston Ballet, Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, Companhia Nacional de Bailado in Lisbon, Nationaltheater München, and Theater des Westens in Berlin. He was engaged as ballet master at Grand Théatre Genéve in 1981, where he also...

Stijn Celis

Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer | July 24-31, 2016

Stijn Celis is the artistic ballet director at the Saarländische Staatstheater in Germany and a 2015 Choreographer for Ballet BC. As a dancer, he performed with Contemporary Dance Zurich, Le Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Royal Ballet of Flanders,...

Lawrence Rhodes

Contemporary Program Ballet Faculty | July 24-29, 2016

Lawrence Rhodes began his career with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. He became a principal dancer at the Joffrey Ballet. Rhodes then became principal dancer with the newly-formed Harkness Ballet and was later voted artistic director while continuing to...

Arturo Fernandez

Arturo Fernandez has for more than two decades been an integral part of the Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, the LINES Training Program and the LINES Bachelor of Fine Arts program. His career spans performer, choreographer, and master teacher. He...

Luis Torres

Luis Torres is currently an adjunct professor at George Mason University and a guest teacher and choreographer in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC areas. It is his 13th season with The Washington Ballet as the Studio Company and Trainee Ballet...

Contemporary

Program Director Milton Myers
Guest Choreographers Stijn Celis (Switzerland), Annabelle Lopez Ochoa (Netherlands), Cayetano Soto (Spain)
Artist Faculty Arturo Fernandez, Aya Kaneko, Helen Pickett, Alphonse Poulin, Pamela Pribisco, Lawrence Rhodes
Music Director John Levis

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