Choreographer Spotlight: Calah! 2019-2020

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Calah Huie

How many years have you been in the company?

This is my 5th year in the company!

How many years have you been choreographing?

This is my 3rd year choreographing!

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

My piece is about the journey everyone goes on to find themselves and how we have to learn to love ourselves before we are able to give love to others.

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Choreographer Spotlight: Lily! 2019-2020

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Lily Schulman

How many years have you been in the company?

I have been in the company for two years.

How many years have you been choreographing?

This is my first year choreographing.

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

I feel that the relationships and people I surround myself with in life are the most important things to me. I was inspired to create a dance that conveyed the sense of comfort and groundedness that relationships can provide.

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Choreographer Spotlight: Arina! 2019-2020

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Arina Hagist

How many years have you been in the company?

This is my 3rd year in the company.

How many years have you been choreographing?

This is my second year choreographing

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

This year,I used something personal that I could relate to for my piece. My piece is about talking in a group or having a group of friends and you are always the outcast or you get ignored.

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Choreographer Spotlight: Lara! 2019-2020

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Lara Beckius

How many years have you been in the company?

I have been in the company for 2 years.

How many years have you been choreographing?

This is my 1st year choreographing.

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

My dance is titled Entropy, which is the scientific measurement for disorder and randomness in a given system. The concept is that life can be chaotic and stressful, but we can all find our grounding light. I use a glowing orb to represent that light. This is the largest choreography project of my career, and I am incorporating a prop for the first time, so it is an experimental process for me.

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Choreographer Spotlight: Eliza! 2019-2020

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Eliza Crook

How many years have you been in the company?

I have been in the company for 2 years.

How many years have you been choreographing?

This is my 1st year choreographing.

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

What inspired my creative process this year was the choreographers that I have worked with and the quote that the dancers are saying. I took all the tools that I have learned from extremely talented people I have danced with and I really dug deep into the meaning of the quote and I was able to find my dance.

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Choreographer Spotlight: Nyah! 2019-2020

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Nyah Nevins

How many years have you been in the company?

I have been in the company for 5 years.

How many years have you been choreographing?

This is my 2nd year choreographing.

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

My concept is about running away from your problems and trying to find a way around them, instead of facing them head on.

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Choreographer Spotlight: Emily! 2019-2020

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Emily Boyle

How many years have you been in the company?

I have been in the company for 5 years!

How many years have you been choreographing?

This is my 2nd year choreographing!

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

My concept for my piece this year is how no matter what, you always have a place to turn back to. My dancers inspired me by their beautiful dancing and how beautifully they dance together !

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Choreographer Spotlight: Katie! 2019-2020

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Katie Morse

 

How many years have you been in the company?

I have been in the company for 4 years!

How many years have you been choreographing?

I have been choreographing for 2 years!

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

I’ve always had such a busy schedule, so I was really inspired by finding that moment to sit down and breathe. This year, my piece is about finding that peace.

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Choreographer Spotlight” MaryKate! 2019-2020

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MaryKate Frassinelli

 

How many years have you been in the company?

I have been in the company for 8 years!

How many years have you been choreographing?

I have been choreographing for 4 years!

What inspired you this year in your creative process?

 The concept of my piece is how you don’t always think you’re ready or willing to be in a relationship or friendship, but people come into your life and can change your mindset and feelings. I was inspired by the strong beats in the music and how easy it is for my dancers and I to connect with the song and show emotion through movement.

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