JOHN EIRICH (Performer) was raised in Orlando, Florida where he studied ballet and jazz at Southern Ballet Theatre. He earned his BFA in dance from New World School of the Arts in 2005, was a student at Jacob’s Pillow Contemporary Traditions Programand performed with Miami Contemporary Dance Company, the Florida Grand Opera and Amy Marshall Dance Company. John was a member of Taylor 2 from 2006-2010, has been a member of TAKE Dance since 2007 and joined Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre in 2010. He has also performed in The Magic Flute at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis directed by Isaac Mizrahi (2014), Missa Brevis with Limón Dance Company and L’Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato and The Hard Nut with the Mark Morris Dance Group. John has danced for Dance Heginbotham since 2011.
KRISTEN FOOTE (Performer) is originally from Toronto, Canada, and joined the Limon Dance Company in 2000. She has since performed as a soloist in roles by Jose Limon, Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, Jiri Kylian, Donald McKayle, Murray Louis, Lar Lubovich, Susanne Linke and Adam Hougland. Her training began in Toronto where she studied in Ballet, Tap, and Jazz before joining the Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre, where she toured with the International Pre-Professional Company and began her training of the Limón technique. She has been hailed by the New York Times as “marvelously versatile” and has been recognized byDance Magazine in their “Top 25 To Watch” in 2005, as one of the “Most Amazing Performers” of 2010, and a featured dancer in their September 2011 edition. In addition, she has also been a guest artist with the Yard, Thang Dao Dance Theater, Riedel Dance Theater and with Catherine Gallant and Dancers. She has also performed with Mark Morris Dance Group, was a Radio City Rockette and is a member of AUSTERLAND and Pajarillo Pinta’o. Ms. Foote also teaches Limon Master classes, workshops and re-stages Limon repertory across the U.S. and Canada. Ms. Foote is proudly supported by The Bay & Paul Foundations and the Enoch Foundation.
LINDSEY JONES (Performer) is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and received her BFA from SUNY Purchase. In 2013, Lindsey originated the role of The Cat in Isaac Mizrahi's Peter and the Wolf for the Guggenheim Museum's Works and Process series, which she continues to perform on an annual basis. She was also featured in Mizrahi's production of The Magic Flute with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (2014). She has appeared with Bill Young, Caleb Teicher & Company, GREYZONE, Ian Spencer Bell, June Finch, and the Merce Cunningham Trust, and continues to perform with Dance Heginbotham and Tanowitz.
COURTNEY LOPES (Performer) is originally from Bermuda.She attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts for her high school education focusing on Contemporary Dance, and earned her BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase in 2012.Courtney has studied with the American Dance Festival, Limon Dance Company, Doug Varone and Dancers, and The Taipei National University of the Arts.She has performed works by such choreographers as Lar Lubovitch, Paul Taylor, Jessica Lang, B.J. Sullivan, and Huang Yi of Cloud Gate Dance Company. Courtney is delighted to currently be working with Dance Heginbotham, Kathryn Alter & Dancers and Brittany Bailey Dance.
MAILE OKAMURA (Costume Designer) has designed and constructed dance and opera costumes for Dance Heginbotham, Mark Morris Dance Group, Houston Ballet, Tanglewood Music Festival, American Classical Orchestra, and Bard College. She has been a dancer with Mark Morris Dance Group since 1998.
NICOLE PEARCE (Lighting Designer) Previously with Dance Heginbotham: Closing Bell, Dark Theater, Fly by Wire, Manhattan Research & Twin. Selected dance credits: 10 works with Mark Morris (Mark Morris Dance Group, Boston Ballet, & Voloshky Ukranian Dance Ensemble); 6 works with Aszure Barton (Nederlands Dans Theater, Aszure & Artists, Hubbard Street Dance Company, & The Juilliard School); 10 works with Jessica Lang (Joffrey Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Japan, & Jessica Lang Dance); No Longer Silent with Robert Battle (Introdans). Blush with Andrea Miller (Jacoby & Pronk). Episode 31 with Alexander Ekman (Joffrey Ballet). New Dances with choreographers Monica Bill Barnes, Alexander Ekman, Brian Brooks, Alex Ketley, Nicolo Fonte, Larry Keigwin, Andrea Miller, Matthew Neenan, Fabian Priovelle, & Pam Tanowitz. (The Juilliard School); Commitments with Hinton Battle & From Dawn Till Dusk with Christopher Huggins (Philadanco); Swan Lake & The Little Mermaid (Ballet Memphis). Selected New York theater credits include The American Dream & The Sandbox directed by Edward Albee; Beebo Brinker Chronicles directed by Leigh Silverman; Edgewise directed by Trip Cullman; Betrothed directed by Rachel Dickstein; A Raisin in the Sun directed by Jade King Carroll; and Savage in Love directed by Pam MacKinnon. www.nicolepearcedesign.com
WEAVER RHODES (Performer) was born and raised in Colleyville, Texas, where he started to dance at the age of 12 at Dance Continuum. He later received his training from the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts under the direction of Lily Weiss. He then went on to receive his BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase in 2012. Weaver has attended various summer workshops including the Rock School of Ballet, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company intensive at Skidmore, the American Dance Festival, Springboard Danse Montreal, and Northwest Dance Project’s LAUNCH: 7. He’s performed with various companies, including Northwest Dance Project, Mettin Movement Collective, The Kevin Wynn Collection, and the Metropolitan Classical Ballet in Arlington, Texas. Weaver has also had the pleasure to work with artists such as Robert Battle, Dwight Rhoden, Jessica Lang, Kate Skarpetowska, Patrick Corbin, Pam Tanowitz, and Greg Dolbashian.
SARAH STANLEY (Performer) is from Houston, TX where she trained at the High School for Performing and Visual Arts. She graduated in 2011 from SUNY Purchase where she performed works by Nelly van Bommel, Wally Wolfgruber and Johannes Wieland among others. While at Purchase she had the opportunity to study at Taipei National University of the Arts in 2009. She now lives in New York where she has worked with Nelly van Bommel/NØA Dance, Brice Mousset, LaneCoArts, KDNY, Jonathan Royse Windham, Mettin Movement, Gallim Dance, Punchdrunk's Sleep No More and Dance Heginbotham.
MACY SULLIVAN (Performer) is a New York City-based dancer, collaborator, and teaching artist. She currently dances for Dance Heginbotham, The Chase Brock Experience, and Caleb Teicher & Company. Sullivan performed as Marie in Chase Brock's The Nutcracker and a featured tap dancer in Tyne Rafaeli's The Poor of New York (Off-Off-Broadway). Her own work has been performed at Judson Memorial Church, The 92nd Street Y, The Tank, Jennifer Muller/The Works' HATCH, and The Juilliard School. As a teaching artist, she has worked with the NYC Department of Education, Lincoln Center Education, Cayman Arts Festival, Juilliard Global Ventures, and Artists Striving to End Poverty. Originally from Camas, WA, she holds a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School (Martha Hill Prize, John Erskine Prize, Choreographic Honors) and formerly trained with Oregon Ballet Theatre and Karen Cannon. www.macysullivan.com