Lindsey McGill

Lindsey McGill was born in Houston, Texas. She began her formal dance training under Elizabeth and Rosemary Molak in Orange County, California and continued training at the Houston Ballet Academy under the direction of…

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Morgan Moore

Morgan Moore brings over 25 years of experience in movement. She started dance training in high school and trained actively until completing a BA in Dance and Arts and Letters from Portland State University in 1991.

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Thorey Mountain

Thorey Mountain danced professionally in London for many years, appearing in the original West End productions of Applause, which starred Lauren Bacall, Pippin, and A Chorus Line.

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Franco Nieto

Franco Nieto was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington. Franco was an athlete playing football for seven years before making his choice to dance. Franco began his training at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, and…

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Andrea Parson

Andrea Parson began her early dance training in Hillsboro, Oregon, at Northwest Conservatory of Dance under the direction of Anita Mitchell. She received her B.A. from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 2008. Andrea has…

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Anthony Pucci
Company Artist

Anthony Pucci, born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, began his dance training at Studio Dance under Michele Burke. He attended the University of Iowa, where he received a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography. While attending…

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Julia Radick

Julia Radick was born and raised in New York City. She graduated from LaGuardia Arts High School and earned her BFA in Dance from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. She has also trained at North Carolina School of…

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Jesus Rodales

Jesus Rodales is a Hillsboro native. He started his dance career as a freestyler, specializing in Tutting and Popping. He later joined Element Dance Studio’s Competition Company at age 17 expanding his knowledge to other styles of Hip Hop and Break Dancing…

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Sarah Slipper
Artistic Director

Ms. Slipper has created over 40 ballets to date and is currently working on several new creations while serving as the Artistic Director of NW Dance Project.

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Vanessa Thiessen

Vanessa Thiessen is originally from Portland, Oregon. She trained at the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre, with James Canfield, and danced with OBT for eight seasons.

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Caitlin Warren
Education and Outreach Coordinator

Caitlin Warren, a Midwestern native, grew up taking classes at Lou Conte Dance Studio and Joel Hall Dance Center. In 2012, Caitlin graduated from the University of Utah with a B.F.A. in Modern Dance where she performed in 26 works, including six with the University’s Performing Dance Company.

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Deanna White

Deanna White was born and raised in Covina California, and began taking dance classes (tap, jazz, and ballet) when she was 5 years old. By the time she was 12 she decided that ballet was her one true love, and devoted more and more hours to her ballet training.

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