Choreographers

Joseph Hernandez

Joseph Hernandez

Associate Choreographer

Pretty Creatives Award Winner 2019

Joseph Hernandez is a choreographer and performer living in Dresden, Germany. Born in Fort Knox, KY in 1988, he graduated from the School of American Ballet in 2007 and was awarded and apprenticeship with the New York City Ballet that same year. As a dancer...

Ihsan Rustem

Ihsan Rustem

Resident Choreographer

Ihsan Rustem was born in London, where he trained at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. Ihsan began his professional career at the age of 17, joining Matthew Bourne’s Adventures in Motion Pictures, followed by engagements with BallettTheater Munich (Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz) and...

Sarah Slipper

Sarah Slipper

Artistic Director

Sarah Slipper was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, trained at the Royal Ballet School in London, and had a lauded career with the Royal Winnipeg before turning to choreography and founding NW Dance Project in 2004. A Fine Balance, her pas de deux created during the first year of NW Dance Project, was a finalist for the prestigious Benois de la Danse award in 2006 and was performed at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow as part of the award’s gala celebration.

Luca Veggetti

Luca Veggetti

Born in Bologna, Italy in 1963 and trained at La Scala in Milan, Luca Veggetti began his career as a choreographer and stage director in 1990. Turning his interests toward contemporary music, experimental forms, and new technologies, he has collaborated with some of today’s most...