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TIMOTHY AMIRAULT

Timothy Amirault, a native of  Dallas, TX  began his dance training at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Amirault received a BFA from Sam Houston University with a degree in Dance performance. He has danced professionally with Houston-based company, NobleMotion Dance, under the artistic direction of Co-Directors, Andy Noble and Dionne Noble. In addition, he was also a company member with Hope Stone Dance, under the artistic direction of  Founder, Jane Weiner.  Amirault has appeared in ABC’s television show, American Crime, created by Academy award winner John Ridley. He has performed in choreographic works by Dwight Roden, Larry Keigwin, Reggie Wilson, Maurice Causey, Elijah Gibson, and Bridget L. Moore.  Amirault has attended prominent dance festivals, such as American Dance Festival, Dance Gallery Festival and Dance Italia. 

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TAYLOR BOYLAND

Taylor Boyland is a native of Dallas, TX and received a BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance. She is a graduate of the prestigious Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and has had the pleasure of performing in choreographic works by Kyle Abraham, Doug Varone, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Shannon Gillen, Kevin Wynn, Gregory Dolbashian and Kimberly Bartosik, to name a few.  She has received training from Springboard Danse Montreal, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. In addition, she has served as a choreographer’s assistant to Bridget L. Moore, setting work on Ailey II, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company and Bruce Wood Dance/METdance. Most recently, Boyland performed with Modonna at the 2018 Gala.

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LINDZAY DUPLESSIS

Lindzay Duplessis, New Orleans native, graduated from Sam Houston State University, receiving a BFA in Dance. Her training includes three years of Cecchetti from Chamberlain School of Ballet, (CDE) Collin Dance Ensemble, and has attended summer intensives with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and most recently performed with the Wanderlust Dance Project. 

Duplessis has performed in choreographic works by Teoma Naccarato, Elijah Gibson, Dionne Noble and David Cross. (Dark Circles Contemporary Dance) Duplessis . She was a company member of with IMPulse Dance Project, (M2DT) Muscle Memory Dance, DBDT: Encore!. Duplessis is currently completing her studies at Parker University for Massage Therapy.

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HAILEY HARDING

Hailey Harding is a native of Dallas, Texas and is a graduate of the prestigious Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She has trained and performed choreographic works by Dwight Rhoden, Robert Battle, Andy Noble,  Larry Keigwin, Bridget L. Moore and many others. 

Harding attended Pace University in New York City,  pursuing studies in the  Commercial Dance program. She performed two seasons as a company member with Dark Circles Contemporary Dance Company, and three seasons with Pedestrian Dance Movement. Harding is currently in her fourth season as company director and an instructor of dance at XD2 Dance Studio, located in Garland, TX. 

 

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ALYSSA HARRINGTON

Alyssa Harrington is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska where she was a recipient of the “Nebraska Young Artist Award”, “Best Featured Dancer”, “Academic Scholarship Award” and ISTD Training Certification. Harrington served as a  company member with M SD|Prism Dance, DBDT: Encore! and  Dallas Black Dance Theatre. In addition, she has performed with Mary Kay, Brown Girls Do Ballet, and Mahogany Blues Dance Apparel. Harrington has received scholarships from Kansas City Ballet, The Ailey School and DBDT.

As a choreographer, her work has been featured at Fox4, Royale Ballet Dance, YAGP, Kitty Carter’s Dance Factory, Dance For the Planet and Accelerate Dance. Harrington is grateful to be on staff at The Bar Method and Life Time Athletic at Sky, as she continues to pursue her professional career as a teacher and model.

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AMINAH MADDOX

Aminah Maddox is a native of Dallas, Texas. She received a BFA in Dance and a BS in Exercise Science, at The University of Texas at Austin. Maddox is an alumnus of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and performed one season as a company member with DBDT:Encore!, and performed with Mary Kay Cosmetics, Annual Summer Seminar.

Maddox has had the pleasure of performing in choreographic works by Robert Battle, Rennie Harris, Sidra Bell, Dwight Rhoden, and Takehiro Ueyama, to name a few. In 2016, Maddox performed at the American College Dance Association’s National Festival, at John F. Kennedy Center.

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CHASLEN OSLER

Chaslen Allorhian Osler is a native of  Dallas, Texas and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Sam Houston State University with a BFA Dance. She attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She has performed in choreographic works by Larry Keigwin, Dwight Rhoden, Juel D. Lane, Elijah Alhadji Gibson, Andy Noble, Maurice Causey, and more.

Osler has trained with Galen Hooks, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dallas Ballet Center, and the Buildabeast Intensive in Los Angeles, CA. She has performed at Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, and John F. Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. in Elijah Alhadji Gibson’s choreographic work, “We Are Greenwood!”.

Osler has taught at Preston Center Dance, Parish Episcopal School, Niaps Spain Dance Space, KD Conservatory, and as a guest teacher at Booker T. Washington HSPVA.

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XAVIER SANTAFIELD

Xavier Santafield is a native of Dallas Texas and a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He pursued his studies in Modern Dance Performance at the University of Oklahoma (OU). His repertoire as a performer includes works by choreographers such as, Alvin Ailey, José Limón, Dwight Rhoden, Juel D. Lane and Kevin Iega Jeff.

As a choreographer, he was selected for the 2016 Young Choreographers Showcase at OU where he was awarded the Scott Salmon Modern Dance Choreography Award. Santafield has performed as a company member with Contemporary Dance Oklahoma, DBDT: Encore!, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre.

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