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McCall Atkinson (Dancer)

McCall Atkinson has studied various styles of dance for 20 years. She began her formal training in schools across Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. McCall graduated from SUNY Purchase in 2020 with a BFA in dance and a minor in Psychology. During her time at Purchase she was given an opportunity to study abroad at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts as a ballet major, and perform work by Ohad Naharin, Sidra Bell and Kinsun Chan. McCall has studied at Alvin Ailey, Alonzo King Lines, and Dance Theater of Harlem as a scholarship student and continues to focus on project based work today. 

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Jonathan Colafrancesco (Dancer)

Jonathan Colafrancesco has danced in productions of Italian and international choreographers like Enzo Celli, Elisabetta Minutoli, Dario Lupinacci, Roberta Ferrara, Francesco Asselta, Vivake Khamsingsavath. He moved to Melbourne, Australia in 2017 to study with contemporary choreographers from companies such as Chunky Move and Lucy Guerin inc. Jonathan is currently a dancer for Nimbus Dance, Xiang Xu dance, Hussein Smko's "Project Tag”, Spark Movement Collective and Terre Dance Collective. He is a graduate of Peridance in NYC. He has also danced in works by Roya Carrera, Caleb Teicher, Assaf Salhov, Igal Perry and Tsai-Hsi Hung. He is a co-founder or Kroma mvnt in NYC.

 
 

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Beatriz Castro (Dancer)

Beatriz Castro (she/her/ella) is a New York-based, Costa Rica born & raised performing artist. She graduated summa cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College with a B.F.A in Dance and a B.A in Business. She has had the opportunity to perform works by Sidra Bell, Earl Mosley, Anthony Morigerato, Chase Brock, and Tami Stronach. While in school, she presented her choreography through the Dancers At Work showcase, as well as the NYU Choreo Seminar and Marymount’s Honors Day Colloquium. Internationally, she has performed her self-choreographed solo at the Graciela Moreno Choreographers Festival, the longest-running contemporary dance event in Costa Rica. Additional training includes New Dialect’s Summer and Winter Intensives, Martha Graham School Summer Intensive, and Axis Connect. Beatriz is also a certified yoga teacher. 

 
 

Daniel Morimoto

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Daniel Morimoto (Dancer)

Daniel Morimoto, born and raised in Orlando, Florida, graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of FIne Arts in Dance; there, he trained in Modern, Ballet, Tap, Contact Improvisation, West African, and Capoeira, as well as being a part of the Musical Theater department. 

 

​As a dancer, Daniel has had the honor to study under artists such as Tzveta Kassabova, Trent D. Williams Jr., Nita Little, Elizabeth Johnson, Ric Rose, and Isa Garcia-Rose. He is the artistic director of Digital Movement Dance, a dance company creating works inspired from video games. The company continues to show work in NYC. 

Since moving to New York, Daniel has worked with companies such as Matthew Westerby Company, Jody Oberfelder Projects, The Bang Group, and now, Spark.

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Caleb Patterson (Dancer)

​​Caleb Patterson began professional training in 2014 at The Joffrey Ballet School where he performed works for several notable choreographers such as Nathan Trice, Sekou McMiller, Rena Butler, Lane Gifford, and Patrick O'Brien. After Joffrey, he found work with Maleek Washington as well as Justin Giles’ Soul Escape. He has worked commercially as well, as seen in HBO’s Random Acts Of Flyness by Terrance Nance, choreographed by Domani Pompey.  He most recently performed at Battery Dance Festival with MATHETA dance, performing excerpts from Buya, the company’s first full length piece first performed at Judson Church.

 

Caleb is currently working with Dolly Sfeir & Dancers, MATHETA dance, Alpha Omega, Nathaniel’s Dance Collective, Javi Padilla’s Movement Playground, and Spark Movement Collective.

 
 

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Jen Silver (Dancer)

Jen Silver, born and raised in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, received her Master's Degree in Dance Education from the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. Prior to this, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with her B.F.A. in Dance Performance from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Professionally, Jen has danced with Spark Movement Collective, Marked Dance Project, eSKay Arts Collective, Humanistics Dance Company, Kaley Pruitt Dance, and Erin Pryor Dance Theatre. 

 

Jen enjoys sharing her passion for dance and movement with students of all ages! She is an ABT® Certified Teacher (Pre-Primary-Level 3) as well as a certified Pilates, Barre, and group fitness instructor. She currently teaches dance and fitness (both in person and virtually) at several studios in the NJ/NYC area.

Angelica Mondol Viaña

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Angelica Mondol Viaña (Dancer)

Brooklyn native Angelica Mondol Viaña discovered her passion for dance at the age of 8. She began training at Elliot Feld’s Ballet Tech - the NYC Public School for Dance and continued at Fiorello H. Laguardia High School for Performing Arts. In the afternoon, she would train at Ballet

Hispanico on a merit scholarship throughout the school year. She went on to graduate with her BFA in Dance & Choreography from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). While at CalArts, she performed works by DIAVOLO, Elisa Monte, and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and

has collaborated with artists from all sorts of mediums, including music and film. She also studied at the Bates Dance Festival in 2015 and 2021, trained at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater’s Raul Julia Training Unit, and participated in the University Settlement’s New York Movement Collaborative, founded by Ehizoje Azeke and Marguerite Hemmings. Shortly after, she danced at Ballet Hispanico as a member of BHdós, Sydnie L. Mosley Dances, Spark Movement Collective, and Emily Johnson/Catalyst. She is currently a 2021 University

Settlement Performance Project Fellow and a Pa’lante Scholar at Ballet Hispanico under the direction of Rodney Hamilton. She is also a third-year member of Black Diaspora curated by Eva Yaa Asantewaa. Angelica is thrilled to join the STREB Extreme Action company and take her love of movement to the next level.