Giordana Falzone is currently working towards a BFA in dance at Cornish College of the Arts. She formerly trained at the Cornish Preparatory Dance Program and The Academy of Movement and Music in Chicago where she performed with the school’s resident company, MOMENTA, dancing pieces by Doris Humphrey, Isadora Duncan, Shannon Alvis, Annika Sheaff, and Randy Duncan. Giordana has attended summer intensives at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Burklyn Ballet Theater, and Cornish College of the Arts and has taken workshops from dancers with Batsheva Dance Company, Pilobolus, Hubbard St. Dance Chicago, Nedarlands Dans Theatre, and the Limón Company. She also has developed a keen interest in the classical Indian dance form Bharatanatyam through studying with teacher Joyce Paul Siamak. Giordana has worked with choreographers Michele Miller, Karin Stevens, and Ethan Rome since moving to Seattle and has performed work by disabled dancer/choreographer Alice Sheppard at festivals in Chicago and St. Louis.
Maya was born and raised in New York and graduated with honors from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance. During her time at Purchase, she performed works by Rosalind Newman, José Limón, Martha Graham, and Jesse Zaritt, in addition to studying abroad for a semester at Taipei National University of the Arts in Taiwan. Maya was a member of BHdos, the official second company for Ballet Hispanico NYC, and has been in multiple dance film projects with international recognition by Marta Renzi, based in New York. Since moving to Seattle, Maya has performed works by Kate Wallich, Daniel Costa Dance, Alyssa Casey, Jordan Macintosh-Hougham, Melissa Riker, and Cameo Lethem. She has also performed with Corinne Shearer in New York, presented her own work with Emma Lawes at Photon Factory in Seattle, and assisted in setting Macintosh-Hougham’s work on Shaun Keylock’s company in Portland, Oregon. Maya is currently receiving her certification for Pilates instruction, and is thrilled to be immersed in cultivating the Seattle dance and performance art scene!