Naphtali Ann Beyleveld, graduated Cum Laude from Belhaven University in 2002, studying ballet, modern, improvisation, performance and choreography. She then moved to Houston to perform with Ad Deum for 3 years, touring to Singapore, Malaysia, and New York. Naphtali then performed with Psophonia Dance Company, under the direction of Sophia Torres and Sonia Noriega, performing in Houston, touring in Texas and Ohio, and also teaching in schools with the company as outreach for Young Audiences of Houston. In Seattle, Naphtali has had the privilege of performing with Karin Stevens Dance Company, Dance Jenkins Dance, Elizabeth Mendana Productions, Katy Hagelin Dance Project, Barefoot Collective, and for choreographers including Wade Madsen, Noelle Chun, Victoria McConnell, MaryAnn McGovern and Sarah Seder. Recently, Naphtali has created and performed in her own works at 12 Minutes Max in both Bellingham and Seattle. Naphtali has also been teaching as a certified Pilates instructor for over a decade.

Giordana Falzone is currently a student at Cornish College of the Arts’ Preparatory Dance Program. Originally from the Midwest, she trained in Chicago at The Academy of Movement and Music and performed with the school’s resident company, MOMENTA, where she danced pieces by Doris Humphrey, Isadora Duncan, Shannon Alvis, Annika Sheaff, and Randy Duncan. Giordana has also performed work by disabled dancer/choreographer Alice Sheppard for
festivals in Chicago and St. Louis, and by Ethan Rome for Velocity Dance Center’s The Bridge Project in Seattle.

Understudies

Hannah

Cavallaro

Hannah Cavallaro graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cornish College of the Arts with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Dance in May 2018.  She spent five years as a principal dancer and rehearsal director for FresNO dance COllective under the direction of Amy Querin. She has had the pleasure of working with Alice Gosti, Danielle Agami, Robert Moses, Ethan Rome, Hilary Palanza, Bruce McCormick, Wade Madsen, Karen Baskett, Tanya Chianese, Deb Wolf and many more.  She has performed and choreographed for festivals throughout the country and is a certified Pilates instructor. Hannah is honored to be working with Michele Miller/Catapult Dance.

Naphtali Ann

Beyleveld

Philippa Myler is a freelance contemporary dance artist born in Shoreline, WA. She has had the pleasure of dancing with choreographers such as Karin Stevens, Pat Graney, and Alana O Rogers in Seattle, Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabashi in Vancouver, BC, as well as many other independent projects in the Pacific Northwest and abroad. She was Artist in Residence at VOU Dance in Suva, Fiji, and studied West African Dance while living in Ghana. Myler has been commissioned twice to create a full-length choreographic work for the Wearable Art Awards in Port Moody, BC, and is a co-founder of the collective Triadic Dance Works, whose original pieces have been presented throughout the US, Canada, and Berlin, Germany. Myler loves to share her passion for dance with the next generation, teaching Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet, Tap, and Creative Movement to children and teens. She is also a staff writer with Seattle Dances.

 

Gia

Falzone

Philippa

Myler