The Legacy Project – A Dance of Hope

Dancers are seated at tables with their arms raised as part of the Klezmer Sketch, choreographed by Carolyn Dorfman. Photo by Daniel Hedden.

Through contemporary dance, multimedia presentation and interactive dialogue, choreographer and master teacher Carolyn Dorfman, a child of Holocaust survivors, and her breathtaking company take audiences on a powerful historical and cultural journey in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27). The Legacy Project, a celebrated body of work that honors Dorfman’s Eastern European roots, […]

L.A. Mars

L.A. MARS (they/them/theirs) is a nonbinary theatremaker trained in artistic administration, stage direction, and stage management. They specialize in facilitating new work and art as a vehicle for social change. Mars was a member of Drexel University’s Custom-Design Major program housed within the Pennoni Honors College. Following acceptance into this interdisciplinary program, they designed their course of […]

Pia Wilson

PIA WILSON  (she/her/hers), a versatile professional with more than three decades of experience, currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at New York University, where she has been instrumental in developing and implementing a dynamic Playwriting I course syllabus. Over the past 30 years, her self-employment journey has seen her excel as a prolific writer, marked […]

Katlyn Baskin

KATLYN BASKIN (Rehearsal Director) is a Texas native but her early modern dance training was in Knoxville, TN at Dancer’s Studio under the direction of Irena Linn. As the youngest member of the Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble, TN’s Goodwill Ambassadors, she toured domestically and internationally performing works by the company’s founder, Dr. Dorothy Floyd, as well […]

Kayleigh Bowen

KAYLEIGH BOWEN (she/her) graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance in 2022. During her studies she performed choreography by artists such as Pascal Rioult, Paul Taylor, and Twyla Tharp as well as new works by Sidra Bell, Jenn Freeman, and Jennifer Archibald. After graduation Kayleigh was a member of […]

Tyler Choquette

TYLER CHOQUETTE (they/them) is a queer artist and educator based in New York City. Originally from California, they began their dance training at the Orange County School of the Arts in the Classical and Contemporary Department under the direction of Steven Hyde while performing with San Diego Unity Dance Ensemble under the direction of Tarua […]

Dominique Dobransky

DOMINIQUE DOBRANSKY is an American-Belgian dancer currently based in New York City. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from The Ailey School/Fordham University with a BFA in Dance and Creative Writing. Dominique apprenticed with Didy Veldman’s London-based company Humanoove, and performed in Mumbai, India for an international production by Nikos Lagousakos. She performs and collaborates with companies […]

Hannah Gross

HANNAH GROSS grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she trained at Nolte Academy of Dance. She graduated with a BFA in Dance and BA in Health and Human Physiology – Exercise Science from the University of Iowa, where she performed works by Martha Graham, Dr. Rennie Harris, Autumn Eckman, Mindy Myers, and many other […]