ARTISTS

 

 

 Alfredo SARAH ATKINS began her ballet training at the age of nine at State Ballet of Missouri under the artistic direction of Todd Bolender. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.F.A in Dance Performance and a Minor in Art History. Since moving to New York she has performed with Eglevsky Ballet, Ballets with a Twist, Morphoses for Luca Veggetti’s Bacchae, Ballet Next, CONTINUUM Contemporary/Ballet, and is currently a member of New Chamber Ballet.
 Kaitlyn NICHOLAS BURRAGE from Westfield, Massachusetts began his training at the New England Dance Center, under the direction of Loree Cloud. He currently resides in New York City and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in ballet from Marymount University. Nicholas has performed works by Alexander Ekman, Aszure Barton, Kate Skarpetowska, Paul Taylor, among others. He has also trained with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and at Springboard Danse Montreal.
 Kaitlyn BLAKE KRAPELS Blake Krapels, a 2011 United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts, has been dancing since the age of three under the tutelage of Billy Larson and Jamie Salmon. Blake is a graduate of The Juilliard School where he had the opportunity to perform repertoire by William Forsythe, Merce Cunningham, Elliot Feld, Jose Limon and Peter Chu, as well as new creations by Austin McCormick, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Emery LeCrone and Monice Bill Barnes. In 2011,The National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts recognized Blake for his choreography and afforded him the privilege to present his work at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Blake is currently dancing with The Metropolitan Opera, while continuing freelance work throughout New York City.
 Kimi TIFFANY MANGULABNAN was born and raised in Manila, Philippines, Tiffany Mangulabnan studied classical ballet at the Philippine Ballet Theatre Conservatoire, and trained briefly in both classical and modern ballet at Ballet Philippines’ CCP Dance School and at Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet in San Francisco. Tiffany danced professionally with the Philippine Ballet Theatre first as a member of the corps de ballet and then as a soloist, from 2001-2006.  She has performed in several other neoclassical ballets by contemporary Filipino choreographers. Tiffany made her debut as a principal dancer with the Philippine Ballet Theatre in 2010. In 2012 Tiffany moved to New York City, where she has danced for BalletNext, Terra Firma Dance Theatre, and Stuart Loungway.
 Kimi SCOTT SCHNEIDER began studying at The King Centre for the Performing Arts in Wanaque, NJ under the direction of Nancy King and Natalie King Smith.  He graduated cum laude with a BFA in Dance from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University in 2011. Scott apprenticed for the Stephen Petronio Company for the 2011-2012 Season. He is a founding member of Randy James’ 10 Hairy Legs and performed with the company for four years. Scott appeared in Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s 2012 Season Opening Night Gala in New York City.  In 2015, he created the new production “Paris Merveilles” at Lido de Paris choreographed by Benoit-Swan Pouffer and directed by Franco Dragone. Currently, Scott is a member of Austin McCormick’s Company XIV.
 Sarah IZABELA SZYLINSKA received her dance education from The Polish National Ballet School in Warsaw and working with Thomas Lundt (Royal Danish Ballet), Piotr Nardelli (Béjart Ballet Lausanne), and Leonid Zhdanow (Bolshoi Theater Ballet Academy). Izabela has danced professionally for Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, Poland and the Polish National Ballet performing works by choreographers such as Emmanuel Gat, Patrice Bart, Wayne Eagling, Ashley Page and Krzysztof Pastor, George Balanchine, Alexei Ratmansky, and John Cranko. In New York City she has danced for Terra Firma Dance Theater, MorDance, Julia Gleich Dances, and Armitage Gone! Dance.
 Sarah LUKASZ ZIEBA began his training with artistic gymnastics and graduated from Cracow Dance Academy before receiving a full scholarship at The Ailey School. Lukasz is a So You Think You Can Dance (Poland) finalist and winner of the Dance World Cup in Villach, Austria. He has performed works by Susan Stroman, Andonis Foniadakis, Sidi Larbi Cherkoui, Sylvain Emard, Helen Simoneau, Alvin Ailey, Stuart Loungway, Arthur Pita, Beate Vollack, Julia Gleich and more. He currently performs for Terra Firma Dance Theatre, ZEST Collective, Malcolm Low/Formal Structure, Gleich Dances, and The Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company.