Joseph Rannazzisi (jojoSOUL) is an Artist/Musician from Long Island, NY. With 30+ years experience studying music and drums/percussion, jojo’s studies have led him to composing, writing, performing, and teaching. As a NYS vendor, jojo coordinates a music program at youth corrections facilities for the Office of Child & Family Services, as well as performing as […]
Robert Duties is an Associate Professor of Theater Arts at Marymount Manhattan College (MMC). In addition to teaching scenic design and technical production courses, he is also the Technical Director for the Theater Program and the Theresa Lang Theater at MMC. While at Marymount, he has been the Technical Director for over 70 productions and
Kevin Avila is originally from Minnesota and danced with the esteemed Larkin Dance Studio for over 10 years. During that time he had the opportunity to perform on the NBC tv show World Of Dance with the trilogy. He has recently finished a worldwide contract performing for Norwegian Cruise Lines.
Emanuele Fiore is a dancer and choreographer from Bari, Italy. In 2019 he moved to New York to study at The Ailey School in the Certificate Program, where he had the chance to dance choreography by Helen Simoneau, Daniel Ross, Janice Rosario, Darrell Moultrie, Amy Hall Garner and Ronald K. Brown. Emanuele also got the
Michael Miles, originally from St. Mary’s County, MD, studied at the Bailey Studio of Dance, the Abigail Francisco School of Classical Ballet and received a BFA in Dance at New York University. He has performed works by Ron K. Brown, Lar Lubovitch, and Wayne McGregor.
Gina Solebello is an NYC-based Stage Manager who is thrilled to be working with Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre! Gina is a regular stage manager for the Ailey School, AileyCamp, and Ailey Extension, and is also a substitute Assistant Stage Manager for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Recent theatrical credits include: (A)loft Modulation (the american vicarious), Make Believe (Second
Torrey Harada believes wholeheartedly in the power and importance of movement. Raised just outside of Philadelphia, Torrey spent her childhood studying ballet and modern dance at Metropolitan Ballet Academy. She performed as a seasonal guest artist with Pennsylvania Ballet Company from 2004-2008. She then moved to New York City and continued her education at Marymount
Amanda Selwyn (Artistic Director/Choreographer) founded Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre/Notes in Motion in 2000 and in 24 seasons, has directed over 110 productions, developed a network of artists, and created Notes in Motion’s dance education program. Amanda’s choreographic works include: Threads, Hindsight, Crossroads, Refuge, Renewal, It’s a Game, Detour, Five Minutes, Passage, Undercurrent, Hearsay, Interiors, Disturbance,
Oscar Antonio Rodriguez, originally from Venezuela, has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MFA in Dance from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He has trained at the Warehouse Dance Complex in San Jose, Costa Rica, the Chuthis Movement Intensive (Costa Rica), the b12 Dance Festival (Germany) and the VIM fiVIGOR Intensive (New York). He
Isaac Kerr, originally from Ontario, Canada, is a graduate of The Ailey School’s Certificate Program. His performance credits include: The National Ballet of Cuba’s Hansel and Gretel, CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery, and Disney Channel Canada’s The Next Step. He is also a Teaching Artist with Notes in Motion.