Olivia Mia Orozco, a Los Angeles native, relocated to New York to further her professional dance career. Upon graduation in June 2010 from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BFA in dance and a minor in philosophy, she worked as a freelance dancer in Los Angeles. She practices her art in a variety of mediums: dance film, music videos, site-specific work, and the beloved stage. She has danced all her life and attended Pacoima Middle School Television and Fine Art Magnet and the Los Angeles County High School For the Arts. Through the Patricia Sparrow Scholarship in 2007 and 2008 she was able to spend her summers training in San Francisco with Ben Levy and in New York at the Alvin Ailey School. While at UCSB she was awarded the opportunity to choreograph a full length honors project and received funding through grants from UCSB.
Upon graduation she received the Dramatic Art and Dance Award for most likelihood to achieve in her chosen field of study. Soon after, she also attended the Gaga intensive in Tel Aviv. She is most proud of her choreographic work for singer Mayer Hawthorne and her short film titled Temporal. She has also been blessed with the opportunities to choreograph and perform in Mexico with Rebeca Hernandez. She has had the honor to dance for: John Zullo, Toni Renee Johnson, Michelle Micca, Marjolayne Auger, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Svea Schneider, Karesia Batan, Seda Aybay, Beth Iguchi, Rebecca Hernandez, Lula Washington, Nellie Rainwater, Lily Baldwin, Un-jin Kim, Micah Moch, and Dante Puleio.
Victoria Rose Wolfe recently received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance through the Claremont Colleges, where she graduated with honors. Currently, Wolfe lives as a dancer/choreographer/administrative assistant in the Los Angeles area, where she spearheaded Open Floor, a monthly open-mic dance event held at ARC Pasadena. She has shown her choreography at American Dance Festival 2012, TEDx 2012 San Diego, and at the Pieter’s Last Summer Day 2013. Her passion for social justice and dance inspires her creative and academic work pursuits, combining her interests in community studies and activism. Wolfe studies Nonprofit Management and Fundraising through UCLA Extension to pursue her goal of bringing effective arts management to dance companies in Los Angeles. Lately, she has found joy in the practice of yoga, although admits she’s mostly there for the savasana.
Being from St.Louis, MO, Lynnea trained and competed there in many styles of dance from ballet, tap, jazz, tumbling, and modern to hip hop. She later moved to Los Angeles to study. She received a B.A. in Psychology from California State University at Dominguez Hills while obtaining more knowledge in dance and performance. Lynnea’s experiences include dancing for various musical artists such as Timbaland, Rihanna, Bobby Brown, Nelly Furtado, and Lady Antebellum. She has performed in stage shows internationally for Disney Parks and Norwegian Cruise Lines, as well as on television for Oprah and the Disney Channel. Lynnea has had the opportunity to work with great choreographers such as HiHat, Fred Tallaksen, Chris Dupre, and Shane Sparks. Her accomplishments include numerous competition and convention titles, as well as a scholarship to attend the Alvin Ailey School’s Summer Intensive. Currently Lynnea continues to hone her talent while actively pursuing a dance career in Los Angeles.
Maggie Jones received her BFA in dance at the University of Santa Barbara California. There she was trained under Christopher Pilafian(Jennifer Muller Company), Nancy Colahan (Lar Lubovitch) and Tonia Shimin (Limon and Marthat Graham). Her senior class was fortunate enough to be able to learn and perform Lar Lubovitch's "Marimba," and tour California with the work. The company was also able to take some of their rep on tour with Santa Barbara Dance Theater to six cities in China. She has trained at intensives such as Ballet Chicago, Ballet Academy of San Francisco, Alvin Ailey and just recently LA Contemporary Dance Company. She worked with Kybele Dance Theater under the Direction of Seda Aybay, performing in venues as small as a black box theater, and as large as the Staples Center. Maggie is currently working with Rande Dorn in Dorn Dance Company and has toured works in San Francisco.
Eboni Houston became aware of her love and passion for dance as a young girl, but didn’t pursue such passion as she was heavily involved with martial arts. She then went on to develop her passion by earning her Bachelor of Arts in dance from the stellar dance department of California State University, Long Beach. Since then, she has had the privilege of teaching dance at a notable dance studio in Modesto, CA and teaching master classes throughout California. She is a company member of Dorcas Roman Dance Theater (DRDT), she has performed as a guest artist with Plum Project Dance Company, and she dances with Rebeca Hernandez. Dance is the very breath of Eboni-she is grateful to have facilitated her passion and celebrates connecting with her soul.
Devon Stern was born and raised in Los Angeles California. In 2011 she graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelors of Fine arts in dance and a minor in exercise and sports studies. She is of recent a California certified massage therapist working out of Sherman Oaks, CA. Post graduation she spent a year in Israel dancing for various Artist and teaching dance to the community. Among her many life adventures she has had the privilege of dancing for some fabulous choreographers such as Andrea Paris, Nichelle Bane, Nancy Colohan, Christopher Pilafian, Sholamit Fundamensky, and most recently Rebeca Hernandez. It is an honor to dance with the talented women of Rebeca's company as well as Rebeca herself and looks forward to the continuous development of the company!