These are the beautiful humans that I often collaborate with to bring my work to life.
Mariama hails from Trinidad and Tobago and has been dancing and performing since the age of 5. She began her dance career at Lilliput Theatre studying under Noble Douglas an alumni of the Martha Graham school of Contemporary Dance and London College of Dance and Drama. In 2010, Mariama was accepted into the Noble Douglas Dance Company Inc where she performed in annual company performances and was commissioned for local and corporate functions. With Lilliput and NDDCI she performed Trinidad and Tobago folk, Horton modern dance, Graham modern dance, Kathak Indian dance, West African and Ballet. She now continues her dance training at Eugene Lang College, The New School where she’ll graduate in May of 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Global Studies. She has taught dance at after school tutoring programs in New Jersey (2014) and with the non-profit Art Start, teaching dance to youth in NYC’s homeless shelters (2015). Mariama currently teaches Soca Fitness dance classes at the House of Duende.
Isabella Jackson is a dancer and filmmaker residing in New York City. She attended Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts and received her BA in Culture and Media and Dance. She continues her dance career through singular projects with topics ranging from the art of movement, storytelling, social constructs and social justice. When Isabella is not dancing she is working on film projects ranging from script reading, script writing and video editing. She recently produced the independent feature film, Prom King 2010.
Olivia hails from Atlanta, Georgia. She began her studies at a young age and at the tender age of 18 she moved to NYC to attend Eugene Lang College to study dance. She is a recent graduate and has a Bachelors of Arts with a concentration in Dance. She has a background in studying ballet, jazz and modern dance. Olivia is interested in making her own choreographic work. She values creating work that not only challenges the work and dancers, but the audience as well.