Yoshito Sakuraba Pretty Creatives Winner Northwest Dance Project
Yoshito Sakuraba
Pretty Creatives Award Winner 2015

Yoshito Sakuraba left his native Japan for New York at the age of 19 and started dancing a year later.

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Luca Signoretti
Pretty Creatives Award Winner 2016

Luca Signoretti was born in Pesaro, Italy. In 2006 he became a member of the Ballet Junior de Genève, Switzerland, and in 2009 joined as a soloist member of the ensemble Tanz Luzerner Theater in Luzern, Switzerland…

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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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Alex Soares
Alex Soares

Alex Soares has taken part in Brazil’s contemporary dance companies such as São Paulo City Ballet (BCSP), Balé Teatro Guaíra and Cisne Negro Dance Company, performing pieces by renowned choreographers like Ohad Naharin, Mauro Bigonzetti, Rami Levi, Gagik Ismailian, Itzik Galili, Angelin Preljocaj, Cayetano Soto, Oscar Araiz, Luis Arrieta,Henrique Rodovalho, among others….

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Lesley Telford

Lesley Telford is presently a freelance choreographer, performer and teacher. She was born in Vancouver, Canada. She finished her studies in Montréal at L´Ecole Supérieur de Danse du Québec before joining the company Les Grands Ballets Canadiens under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes.

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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.

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Wen Wei Wang of Wen Wei Dance
Wen Wei Wang

Wen Wei Wang began dancing at an early age in China, where he was born and raised. He trained and danced professionally with the Langzhou Song and Dance Company. In 1991, he came to Canada and joined the…

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Yin Yue

Yin Yue is a versatile performer and choreographer. Born and raised in Shanghai, China, she studied classical ballet technique, Chinese classical and folk dance at Shanghai Dance School and continued her education at Shanghai Normal University.

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