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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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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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NATALIE NEWMAN

Natalie Newman is a native of Dallas, TX and a graduate of the esteemed Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio Sate University with a BFA in Dance. She has spent many Summer’s training with companies such as Doug Varone and Dancers, the Joffrey Ballet School, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and more. Newman has performed works by Eddie Taketa, Dwight Rhoden, Larry Keigwin, and Takehiro Ueyama to name a few. In 2017, she had the pleasure of traveling to Denmark where she performed works by Sofie Clemmensen and Joshua Manculich at Landsstaevne International Gym Night. 

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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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APPRENTICES:

CAELI BLAKE, Washington, DC native (Metropolitan Area), began her formal dance training at BalletNova Center for Dance in Fairfax, Virginia. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts (Washington, DC) under the tutelage of Charles Auggins, Sandra Fortune-Greene, and Katherine Smith. Ms. Blake has completed programs at Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Dance Theater of Harlem at Strathmore, Jazz and Contemporary at Joffrey Ballet, REACH (Greene Works), and City Dance Center. She has performed choreographic works by, DeShonna Pepper Robinson, Kay Eichman, Christopher Huggins, Kevin Iega Jeff, Nicole Clarke-Springer, Terrence Greene, and Sandra Holloway. Caeli Blake is currently attending Southern Methodist University (SMU) pursuing a B.F.A. in Dance and a B.A. in Advertising.

INDIA MAYNOR, a native of Gary, IN, began her training at Emerson School for the Visual and Performing Arts. She received her B.F.A. in Contemporary Modern from Indiana University Bloomington. She has performed choreographic works by Larry Keigwin, Desmond Richardson, Roger Jeffrey, Andrea Miller, Marlayna Locklear, and Kyle Abraham. She has received training from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Deeply Rooted, Ballet Chicago, and South Shore Dance Alliance.