Categories: Artists

David Hochberg, dancer

David Hochberg is from New York City. He received his training at Studio Maestro/Manhattan Youth Ballet with Francois Perron & Nadege Hottier, and at Ellison Ballet with Edward Ellison. David has worked with MorDance, Movement Headquarters Ballet, The Chase Brock Experience, Guggenheim Works & Process, XAOC Ballet, Nevada Ballet Theatre and Sarasota Ballet.

John Trunfio, dancer

John Trunfio graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in May of 2020 with a BFA in Dance along with minors in East Asian Civilization and History. He was a featured dancer in Theatrezone’s equity production of Brigadoon. He has performed works by Wayne McGregor, Sidra Bell, Jim Martin, Ryan Mason, and Emilie Camacho. John …

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Michael Miles, dancer

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, stage manager

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 …

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Torrey McAnena, rehearsal director/dancer

Torrey Harada, rehearsal director/dancer

Torrey Harada, originally from Abington, Pennsylvania, trained at Metropolitan Ballet Academy under the direction of Lisa Collins Vidnovic and received a BFA with a ballet concentration from Marymount Manhattan College. She has worked with choreographers and performed works by Kanji Segawa, Kate Skarpetowska, Lar Lubovitch, Pam Tanowitz, Deganit Shemy, Abdur Rahim Jackson, Jane Vorberger, and Anthony Ferro. Torrey was …

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Amanda Selwyn, artistic director/choreographer

Amanda Selwyn (Artistic Director/Choreographer) founded Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre/Notes in Motion in 2000 and in 22 seasons, has directed over 85 productions, developed a network of artists, and created the curriculum for Notes in Motion’s dance education programs. Amanda’s choreographic works include: Threads, Hindsight, Crossroads, Refuge, Renewal, It’s a Game, Detour, Five Minutes, Passage, Undercurrent, Hearsay, Interiors, Disturbance, Salut, …

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Oscar Antonio Rodriguez, dancer

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 …

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Isaac Kerr, dancer

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.

Joel Wilhelmi, sound designer

Joel Wilhelmi, sound designer

Joel Wilhelmi is the theater technical coordinator at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. He is proud to be working with Amanda since 2007. His design credits include Sweeney Todd, Spelling Bee, Snapshot, India Dreaming, Motel Blues, The Heiress, Low Life, Three Women in Indecision, and Bogusnova. He was sound engineer for many theatre productions including The …

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Lauren Russo, company dancer

Lauren Russo, dancer

Lauren Russo, from Bridgeport, CT, graduated with honors from The Ailey/Fordham BFA Program. She pioneered a study abroad program at The London Contemporary Dance School. She has worked with Darrell Grand Moultrie, Matthew Rushing, Bruno Guillore, the American Swiss Ballet, Ballaro Dance and has performed at The Hudson Yards Heatherwick Unveiling Event of The Vessel, and …

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