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   Tsubasa Nishioka

Tsubasa Nishioka was born in Japan and started ballet, modern and contemporary dance training.  In 2017, he was accepted to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater School and received scholarship in 2018. He performed at "Ailey Sprit Gala" with Alvin Ailey's "Battlefield" at  Lincoln Center. Tsubasa also worked with Fumihito Shimizu, NBA Dance Company, Omar Roman de Jesus, Darshan Bhuller and Marcus Jarrell Wills. He is currently an apprentice for I KADA Dance, member os Vashti Dance Theater and Muni and Makers Dance. Tsubasa awarded including the first place in the Chiba Select Young Dancer's Performance, the third place in the Saitama Dance Competition, third place in the Dance Competition in Sendai and the second place in the NBA National Ballet Competition.

        Mila Hartog

Mila Hartog was born in New York City and grew up in Netherlands. In Amsterdam, she studied at the Dutch National Ballet Academy and performed worked by Hans van Manen, Marius Petipa, George Balanchine, Toer van Schayk, and Ohad Naharin, amongst others. She had opportunity ti continue her training through summer programs and workshops at Canada National Ballet School, NW dance Project, Prinston Dance, and the Amsterdam International Ballet Summer School. In addition, Mila danced in various productions with the affiliated HET National Ballet, including their Nutcracker and Mouse King, Romeo & Juliet, and annual galas. Mila worked with State Street Ballet and Library Dancers in Santa Barbara and with Portland Ballet's Director. Mila has performed as a guest artist for companies in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire, dancing lead roles such as the Sugar Plum Fairy. She moved back to NYC in 2021 and is now working with various contemporary choreographers and projects.

    Ayaka Taniguchi

Ayaka Taniguchi, originally from Tokyo Japan, began her ballet trainig in1999 at age five at Studio Benus. She was privately trained by Luis Villanueva, a certified ABT® syllabus teacher who had worked with American Ballet Theatre and the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York. Ayaka studied Lester Horton Technique with Mitsue Miyake at Hop Dance Arts Entertainment in Tokyo in 2012. She enrolled at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater School as a scholarship student in 2013. Ayaka performed Ailey's Extension's Voices & Visions under the direction of Manuel Vignoulle, Park Avenue Armory Gala Press working with Matthew Rushing at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in NYC, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Opening Gala at New York City Center choreographed by Hope Boyki, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Spirit Gala at the Lincoln Center choreographed by Carlos dos Santos. Ayaka's ballet appearances include the Pas de Duex and variations from Le Bayadere, Don Quixote, Paquita, Grand Pas Classique, La Corsaire, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and Carmen.

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           Luca Villa

Luca Villa is an Italian immigrant dance and theater maker based in New York City. He is a professional storyteller with a passion for interdisciplinary narratives, who plays and experiments with different forms of art in order to find the story that will change the world. Performance and creative credits include Physical and Immersive Theatre )"Chasing Andy Warhol" - Bated Breath Company - Off Broadway), Musical Theatre, commercial events and music videos, dinner and variety shows, dance concert (with choreographyy by Igal Perry, Assaf Salhov, Al Blackstone, Caleb Teicher and others), and Dance Theatre work ( creator of "Yes", "20", "Live Update", dancer for Anabella Lenzu and LuLu LoLo, associate choreographer for Elliot Oritz's 5 Paths to Unknown stories, winner of the LATA Award for Outstanding Choreography).

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