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 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, and studied classical ballet at the Philippine Ballet Theatre Conservatoire. She danced professionally with the Philippine Ballet Theatre for several years, first as a member of the corps de ballet and then as a soloist, and finally as a principal dancer from 2010-2012. In 2012, Tiffany moved to New York City, where she danced with BalletNext and performed in work by Mauro Bigonzetti, Brian Reeder, Katarzyna Kozielska, Michele Wiles and others, until 2016. She currently works as a freelance dancer in NYC with choreographers like Emery LeCrone, Julia Gleich, Matthew Brookoff and Stuart Loungway. She also co-directs and dances for konverjdans, which she co-founded with Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder in 2016.
 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 ERIN ARBUCKLE was born in San Diego and received her dance training at The California Ballet School and the School of American Ballet. She has danced with The California Ballet Company, Columbia Ballet Collaborative, Terra Firma Dance Theater, Ballet Next, and Alison Cook Beatty Dance. She has participated and originated performance art pieces shown at MoMA Ps1 and The Highline Studios. Ms. Arbuckle graduated from the Columbia University with a B.A. in Socio Cultural Anthropology. In the past she was the writer’s assistant on former NYCB Principal Dancer Jock Soto’s biography, has written for the rock music publication, The Deli Magazine, and has also worked with NYCB’s New York Choreographic Institute.
 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.