PAIGE AMICON

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Paige Amicon is a dance artist and teacher originally from Glenmoore, Pennsylvania and currently based in Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts under Susan Jaffe with a BFA in Contemporary Dance. She also holds a high school degree from UNCSA with a concentration in ballet. Her performance experience includes works by Danielle Agami, Twyla Tharp, José Limón, Trisha Brown, Lucinda Childs, Merce Cunningham, and Helen Simoneau. She has also had the opportunity to teach and choreograph on young dancers in the Winston-Salem,  Philadelphia and Los Angeles areas.    

 

HAIHUA CHIANG

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Haihua Chiang was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. She began her training in traditional Chinese dance and Chinese martial art at the Taipei Municipal Zhong-Zheng Senior High School at the age of 15. After graduated from high school, Haihua came to the United States in 2011 in order to study more different kinds of dance forms and movements. She began her dance studies at Citrus College and then transferred to California State University, Long Beach in 2014. While at CSULB, she danced in works choreographed by Keith Johnson, Jobel Medina, Sophie Monat, Robert Moses, and Doug Varone. Haihua is a recent graduate from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Haihua also performs with Acts of Matter, Keith Johnson/Dancers, and The Assembly.  

MADISON CLARK

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Madison Clark is a Los Angeles native and has performed with alexx makes dances, JESSICA KONDRATH | THE MOVEMENT, and Rhetoracle Dance Company and has presented her own work at Highways Performance Space and RAW Artists Orange County. Clark received her BFA in Dance from California State University, Long Beach and was awarded the Dramatic Allied Arts Guild Scholarship, the Lana Alper Memorial Scholarship, and the Department of Dance Scholarship during her undergraduate career. She has also studied at The San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Sidra Bell New York’s winter|module, The American Dance Festival Six-Week School, and Backhausdance Summer Intensive. She is currently a faculty member at Marilyn McDowell School of Dance in Long Beach.

KRISTIN DEISS

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Kristin Deiss earned an M.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, and is now performing, presenting work, and teaching.  She has performed re-staged works by Charles Weidman, original works by Pamela Pietro, Sydney Skybetter, and John-Mark Owen, has danced with Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, Ensemble Dance, and most recently JESSICA KONDRATH | THE MOVEMENT, and has presented her own work in various festivals throughout New York, Massachusetts, and Los Angeles.  She is currently enjoying the California sun on faculty at AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts and Relativity School.

 

BRIANA MASSON

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Briana is a professional dancer in Los Angeles, NYC and Philadelphia.  In LA, she dances for PTERO Dance Theatre, JESSICA KONDRATH | THE MOVEMENT and Paradigm Dance Company.  Briana has performed at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia with the company Winged Woman Dance and has had the privilege of dancing for Puleio Dance Company, Mvt 109, ann and alexx makes dances, and Dixie Fun Dance Theater in NYC.  As a proud member of Actors’ Equity, Briana’s favorite shows include ANYTHING GOES, WEST SIDE STORY and GUYS AND DOLLS.   She has performed with numerous regional theaters in Seattle and NY and had the honor of debuting a new play in NY called NOBODY SUSPECTS A BUTTERFLY starring Anthony Rapp of RENT fame.  Briana received a BFA in Modern Dance from University of the Arts in Philadelphia.  She is an international pilates instructor and recently launched JETTE SETTE, a luxury fitness concierge service for clients who travel the world.  www.brianamasson.com

 

TAYLOR UNWIN

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Taylor Unwin currently resides in Los Angeles and works as a freelance dancer for various companies and projects throughout Southern California. This year, she has worked with the following; Fabe, The Bastette Group, The Assembly, JESSICA KONDRATH | THE MOVEMENT, Andrea Gise, Deborah Rosen and Dancers, Andrew Pearson, Moises Michel, and Ania Catherine. She grew up dancing in Connecticut at Eastern CT Ballet until she moved to Chicago to attend Loyola University Chicago, where she completed a double major in dance and environmental science. Post graduation, she worked for Ruth Page Center for the Arts as Production Manager, where she concurrently received ballet training. Also in Chicago, she danced for CoCoDaCo Dance Project under the direction of Ronn Stewart for  three years. Taylor plans to continue to extend her artistic network, allowing her multifaceted experiences to drive further discovery and growth.