R E B E C C A R H O D E S (Libertyville, Illinois) Rebecca trained at Dance Academy of Libertyville under Isabele Melo Elefson, Lisa Sheppard, and Amy Rose. During these training years Rebecca placed 2nd at the Carey Rose Winksi Dance Scholarship Competition, and was a contestant in the Youth America Grand Prix. In 2006, Rebecca was accepted into the San Francisco Ballet trainee program. Rebecca is now a full company member of San Francisco Ballet.
D A N I E L L E B R O W N (Libertyville, Illinois) Danielle began her training at Dance Academy of Libertyville and attended summer intensives at Milwaukee Ballet School and American Ballet Theater. Danielle continued her training at North Carolina School of The Arts with Melissa Hayden and Kee-JuanHan. In 2004, Danielle joined Ballet Austin as an apprentice and, in 2006, joined the Nashville Ballet. Danielle’s dance repertoire includes Salsa Pit, Pain Inside of Confidence, Symphony in C, Symphony Concertante, Serenade, Swan Lake, and Romeo and Juliet. Danielle joined the Sarasota Ballet in 2007 and performed in Wolfgang for Webb, Façade, Elite Syncopations, Allegro Brillante and as the sister in Las Hermanas.
J O S H R U B I E T T A (Grayslake, Illinois) Josh Rubietta graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Dance, an Environmental Policy minor, a Musical Theatre certificate, and a Piano concentration. Josh began his training at the Dance Academy of Libertyville, and has since received scholarships to study at Hubbard Street, River North, and Eisenhower Dance. In addition to dancing in many student-choreographed works and creating his own works, Josh has performed works by Randy Duncan, Annie Arnoult-Beserra, Laura Wade, and Joel Valentin-Martinez. Josh is looking forward to starting his first season working with Eisenhower Dance Ensemble. In addition to dancing, Josh enjoys teaching piano, singing, accompanying ballet classes, and photography.
P A B L O S A N C H E Z (Libertyville, Illinois) Pablo was born in Puebla, Mexico. After moving to the U.S. he began training with Amy Rose in Libertyville, Illinois, and studied additionally at the Boston Ballet School. He furthered his training by attending the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, and graduated in 2010 with a B.S. in Ballet Performance and an Outside Field in Communications and Culture. At IU, under the direction of Michael Vernon, he danced leading roles in George Balanchine's Rubies, Serenade, The Four Temperaments, and Valse Fantasie. He also appeared in works by Frederick Ashton, Agnes de Mille, Matthew Neenan, Twyla Tharp and Violette Verdy. Last season, Pablo danced with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago as a trainee. There, he toured and performed in Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino's The Nutcracker and Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow. Pablo is looking forward to an exciting second season with Atlanta Ballet and wishes to thank his family for their wonderful support.
T R I S H A K E L L Y
(Libertyville, IL) Trisha Kelly began her training in the Chicago land area and continued her education at the University of Arizona, graduating cum laude with a B.F.A. in dance under the direction of Jory Hancock. Upon attendance she performed works by acclaimed choreographers such as Paul Taylor, George Balanchine, Bella Lewinsky, Sherry Zunker, Sam Watson, Doug Nielsen, and David Berkey. While still in college Kelly apprenticed and performed with River North Dance Chicago and was chosen to represent UA dance in Rome Italy, and the Wichita Dance Festival. Kelly has danced for The Radiocity Christmas Spectaclar Arena Tour, Springboard Professional Project, Wella's Future Vision Tour, Oz the Musical National Tour, River North Dance Chicago,The A.W.A.R.D.S. Show, The New York Musical Theater Festival, Bennyroyce Productions, Dance For Life and Ron De Jesus Dance Company.
C A R O L Y N R O S S E T T (Vernon Hills, Illinois) Carolyn began her formal dance training on scholarship at Dance Academy of Libertyville. Carolyn attended Boston Ballet's summer program, and was awarded scholarships to Milwaukee Ballet, Joel Hall, and Gus Giordano. Carolyn was an apprentice with River North Chicago Dance Company before attending The Juilliard School. She has performed works by Robert Battle, Martha Graham, Susan Marshall, Ohad Naharin, Aszure Barton, and Doug Varone. Upon graduation she toured with the Juilliard Dance Ensemble to Peru, and was accepted to the Springboard Professional Project in Montreal. Carolyn is currently dancing in New York, working with Janis Brenner and Dancers
M A R Y A N N M C G O V E R N (Libertyville, Illinois) Maryann received her BA in Dance from Columbia Chicago and is directing and dancing with her own company Maryann McGovern and Dancers. She is certified in Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals through The University of Utah and UC Berekeley's Integrated Movement Studies program. Ms. McGovern has had the privelege of performing the historic works of Doris Humphrey, Shirley Mordine, and Twyla Tharp. MaryAnn was a student of Dance Academy of Libertyville.