Amy Love Beasley
has always been an avid
mover. Growing up, she was involved in several styles of dance including
ballet, jazz, hip- hop, and competitive Irish-step dancing. This training
evolved into a B.F.A in Dance Performance and Choreography from Western
Washington University. She has performed in original work by Wade Madsen, Kraig
Patterson/bopi, Alan Good, Rick Merrill, Nolan Dennett and Susan Haines. Hannah
attended Bates Dance Festival Summer 2009 in Lewiston, Maine where she had the
privilege to study intensively under Victoria Marks and Michael Foley, as well
as perform in a repertory hip-hop/modern fusion piece under choreographer
Jennifer Archibald of Arch Dance Company, N.Y.
She currently serves on faculty at Whatcom Community College in the Dance Program teaching all levels of Modern. Hannah is Mat Pilates Certified, teaching several classes in the Bellingham community. She is currently pursuing her full Pilates apparatus certification through Balanced Body University. In 2010, Hannah danced with 127th st. dance Company in Seattle, WA and is now pursuing professional projects in the Seattle and Bellingham areas.
is a choreographer, teacher, and performer currently residing in Urbana, IL while she pursues an MFA in Dance at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Working in both live performance and dance film, her artistic work investigates the details and stories inside of human denotata and mythology. After receiving her BFA in Dance and her BA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, she began her professional career based out of Brooklyn, NY. She has presented work in several venues in New York, Illinois, North Carolina, and South Carolina, and her most recent piece, within this field, a collaboration with Minneapolis-based artist Tamin Totzke and Brooklyn-based Renée Archibald, was shown at the Krannert Art Museum and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. She is very happy to be sharing the stage again with Susan Haines and Talani Torres.
is originally from Everett, WA where she attended Everett Dance Theatre and Comerford School of Irish Dance. She has a BFA in Dance from Western Washington University. At WWU she worked with Penny Hutchinson and Kraig Patterson from the Mark Morris Dance Company. Shannon also performed solo work with Pam Kuntz and Nolan Dennett. In 2009-2010, Shannon was a member of the Bellingham Repertory Dance Company and worked with choreographers Pablo Cornejo and Josh Beamish. In the spring of 2010 she was invited to perform in New York at the 92nd street Y's anniversary celebration series under the direction of Molissa Fenley and choreographer Penny Hutchinson. Shannon teaches Pilates at WWU and works with the schools as part of WAPA arts outreach.