MEET THE DANCERS

Your instructors have dedicated their lives to dance. Find out more about them here. Why they love to dance, how their lives have changed because of dance and how they feel that same passion can change you.

STEPHANIE
AMURAO

Stephanie Amurao was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1988 where she trained at the Richmond Academy of Dance. She then earned a BFA in Dance from the Juilliard School in 2010, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes. Following graduation, she was a guest artist with Take Dance Company in NYC, and MOVE the company in Vancouver.

DAVID ADRIAN
FREELAND JR.

David Adrian Freeland, Jr. is from Jacksonville, FL. He began his dance training at LaVilla School of the Arts under the direction of Michelle Ottley-Fisher and Susan Jennings. He went on to study at the Jacksonville Centre of the Arts, where he received much of his training under the direction of Kezia Rolle.

MORGAN
LUGO

Morgan Lugo is a native of Wilmington, North Carolina where he began his dance training in clogging, through which he became a silver and gold medalists in the Junior Olympics. Later he began his formal training at North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Purchase.

AARON
CARR

Aaron Carr began dancing at age six in Pensacola, Florida. He studied ballet throughout high school as an ABT national training scholar before attending the Juilliard School in New York City. Aaron has been a member of KEIGWIN + COMPANY since graduating in 2009.

RACHELLE
RAFAILEDES

Rachelle Rafailedes is an Ohio native who began her formal dance training at an early age. Under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, she received her BFA from The Juilliard School and was awarded the Martha Hill Prize for excellence in dance and leadership.