RahDanceWorks Turns 8 and Celebrates with a Dance Montage!
Javier Padilla: Dancer/Choreographer San Juan, Puerto Rico What Moves You? “The stories that unfold right in front of us each and every day!” Javier Padilla is a movement based artist from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Starting his training at School for the Performing Arts under Waldo Gonzalez and Olaya Muentes in Puerto Rico, he then continued […]
Jen Roit: Choreographer San Jose, CA What Moves You? “Emotions and stories.” Proud of her West Coast origins, Jen Roit received a BFA at NYU Tisch, working with Karole Armitage, Bill Young, and Dwight Rhoden. She continued a diverse career with Jennifer Archibald, Nathan Trice, Daniel Holt, Mark Dendy, Randy James, Transcendance Group, and the […]
Nadia Naomi: Dancer Third Culture Kid What Moves You? “Opportunities for healing and understanding.” Nadia Naomi is a dancer, choreographer, model, photographer, poet & scholar. Born to New Jersey to an Afro-Guyanese mother & a Afro-Tanzanian and Indian father, Nadia Naomi grew up in Tanzania, Malawi, Trinidad, Switzerland & France. Both her art & scholarship […]
Anna Mahalia Rose Accord, New York What Moves You? “Instinct.” Anna Mahalia Rose hails from the Shawangunk Mountains of Upstate New York where she received her early training in classical modern, release technique, percussive, ballet, and world dance, and toured professionally across the United States with The Vanaver Caravan Dance Company, appearing in a myriad […]
Sarah Starkweather: Dancer Houston, Texas What Moves You? “Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.” — Kurt Vonnegut Sarah Starkweather is a freelance dancer and fitness professional based out of New York City. Since 2009, Sarah has performed over 100 times with professional dance companies from Texas, Missouri, and […]