JORGE VAZQUEZ Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Connecticut Jorge began his dance career at the age of 14 with the Hartford Stage Youth Theatre, performing in musicals. At 18 he moved to NYC to study at the Alvin Ailey Dance Ctr. and from there moved on to dance with Ohad Naharin, Rick Atwell, Michael Peters, Fred Benjamin and other choreographers in company, musical, film and television work. He started to teach at the age of 23 with trips to Japan and to Europe. Teaching credits also include, Steps 74th and Alvin Ailey Dance Center. At 28 Jorge moved to Amsterdam to assist Mr. Benjamin and has been there ever since dancing and teaching workshops throughout Northern Europe, Asia and the USA. He has been a member of PDP since 2005.
JENNI BREGMAN grew up studying theater and dance in Newport, Oregon and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Willamette University. She teaches at Alonzo King LINES Dance Center (since 2005) and has also taught for Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, Roco Dance and Fitness, Western Ballet, and the LINES Ballet Summer Program. She launched a performance group, Jenni Bregman & Dancers, in 2010 and has shown work at ODC, ODC Commons, the Garage and The Flight Deck. She has performed with Printz Dance Project since 2002. www.jennibregman.com
DUDLEY FLORES is a native of San Francisco and has had the privilege to work (and play) with Garrett+Moulton Productions, Robert Moses’ KIN, ODC/Dance, KT Nelson, Nol Simonse and other wonderful San Francisco Bay Area based choreographers and companies. Offstage, he is the Artistic Director and Master Trainer of Rhythm & Motion at the ODC Dance Commons. Dudley joined the Printz Dance Project in 2003.
SUZY MYRE, a native of Mercer Island Washington, received her BA in Dance from Loyola Marymount University of Los Angeles. During her time in the Bay, she as had the privilege to work with many talented artists including Printz Dance Project, RAWdance, and Binki Danz. Along with performing, Suzy’s choreography as been presented all across the West Coast at theaters including Z-Space, ODC Theater, Strub Theater, CounterPULSE and The Erickson Theater under her company’s name, Project Tremolo.
KATERINA (KATIE) WONG is a dancer and choreographer who has performed and presented work in New Jersey, New York, Beijing and San Francisco. Since graduating from Princeton University, she’s had the pleasure of dancing with RAWdance, PUSH Dance Company, LEVYdance and Concept o4, among others. She choreographed two evening-length works with dance theatre company, Brickabrack, was the Resident Choreographer of PUSH Dance Company from 2014-2016 and was FACT/SF’s 2016 JuMP Commissioned Choreographer. Katie’s work has been presented at ZSPACE, ODC Theater, CounterPulse, Dance Mission Theater, Joe Goode Annex, Fort Mason, PianoFight, The Cutting Ball Theater and more. She’s also the Digital Strategist at Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Katie has been honored to be a member of Printz Dance Project since 2013. katerinawong.com
SADIE CARHART began her lifelong passion of dance at the age of three. In 2002, Sadie became a principle company member with the 3rd Ave. Dance Company. During this time, she worked directly with and performed repertoire by KT Nelson, Brenda Way, Janice Garrett, Wade Madsen and Nancy Cranbourne. In 2008, Sadie was hired as a full time Dance Specialist at the University of Utah while doing guest work with Repertory Dance Theatre. Currently, Sadie is a studio manager and instructor at RoCo Dance. She is also a Certified Yoga Practitioner and has been a Massage Therapist and Bodyworker for 15 years.
LOUIS ACQUISTO is from St. Louis, where he began his training at C.O.C.A, He received a BFA in Dance Performance as well as a minor in Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University. In NYC he performed with Amy Marshall Dance Company touring both nationally and internationally. Louis is a member of AGMA and has performed in operas all over the world, most recently Wexford International Opera Festival, Santa Fe Opera and The Kennedy Center. He moved to the Bay Area in 2011 and choreographs under the name Rarefied Bear. Louis would like to thank his sister for their unconditional love, DeeDee, Eddie and Erin for their support when he needed it most and Rebecca, Mark and Dale for making him the person he is today.
KIM HOLT is a Bay Area native and has been dancing since the age of 5. She has studied dance in Los Angeles and New York, and currently performs with two contemporary companies in San Francisco, Printz Dance Project and Jenni Bregman & Dancers. Kim is most happy with good music on, and sweating it out on the dance floor!
CAMRYN KELLY is originally from San Jose, CA. Over the years Camryn studied at several summer intensives including Ballet San Jose, ODC, The San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and Hubbard Street Dance in Chicago. She graduated from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle WA in 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Camryn is luck to be currently dancing in San Francisco for; Printz Dance Project; directed by Stacey Printz, Rarefied Bear; directed by Louis Acquisto, Concept o4; directed by Natasha Adorlee Johnson, Binki Danz; directed by Bianca Mendoza, and Reach BC Company; directed by Heather Cooper and Raphael Boumaila.
COREY BRADY is a native of Houston, TX. He is a graduate of Houston’s High School for Performing and Visual Arts, and has also trained at Houston Ballet Academy, the Martha Graham School, and American Dance Festival. He received a B.F.A. in dance from the University of Oklahoma, where he was a part of numerous international repertory tours in Paraguay and Mexico. He has also performed in musical productions of Oklahoma! , The Music Man , and Guys and Dolls . Since moving to San Francisco, Corey is currently a dancer with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company and has also worked with ODC, RAWdance, Imagery Contemporary Ballet, Concept o4, and Tanya Bello’s Project B. In addition to his stage performances, Corey is a life drawing model for Bay Area Models for the Arts.
WILL WOODWARD Growing up in Hawai'i, Will Woodward didn't have many chances to pursue dance due to the then conservative views of his family. Upon moving to Las Vegas, he was gifted with the opportunity to dance under the direction of Kelly Roth at the College of Southern Nevada. After sustaining injuries resulting in a five-year hiatus, Will relocated to Monterey where he started dancing again with Deanna Ross and Jacquie Adams. Since moving to San Francisco, he has performed with Copious Dance Theatre, Palanza Dance, Tim Rubel Human Shakes, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, James Graham Dance Theatre, and Sean Dorsey Dance. Will is also active in the local drag community and is a part of San Francisco's premiere all-male burlesque group: Baloney! He is excited and humbled to join the Printz Dance Project family.
Photos by Stacey Printz and Jeff Zender