Himerria Wortham

Himerria Wortham, Berlin born and Detroit educated, is a dancer, choreographer and actress, who has been working in the Los Angeles commercial industry since 2008. She has performed with a…
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October 20, 2018

Tess Hewlett

Originally from Midway, Utah, Tess Hewlett moved to Los Angeles to expand her dance career. Upon completion of the scholarship program at Edge Performing Art Center, she has been featured…
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July 6, 2018

Jessica Moneà Evans

Evans is a freelance arts manager and received her MFA in Stage Management from the California Institute of the Arts in 2013. She has managed a variety of dance, theater, concerts,…
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May 21, 2018

Lily Ontiveros

Lily Ontiveros was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico where she began her dance training at an early age. She developed a passion for the art and decided to pursue…
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December 13, 2017

Lisa Quateman

Lisa Quateman is a Principal in the Los Angeles office of national law firm Polsinelli and served as the founding Office Managing Partner from inception in 2011 until early 2016.…
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December 12, 2017

John Friedman

John Friedman Board Vice President Co-founder of John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects (JFAK). With the belief that architecture has the power to transform people’s lives, JFAK creates environments and buildings…
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December 12, 2017

Lenin Fernandez

A California native, Lenin Fernandez, began dancing at age 18 at Mt. San Antonio College and with Francisco Gella at Nuevo School of Contemporary Dance. In 2013, he trained at the American…
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October 2, 2017

Danielle Valentino

Danielle has a professional background in community engagement, communications, public affairs, campaigns, advocacy, transportation planning, public administration, television production, project and program management and is currently the Community Relations Manager for…
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August 29, 2017

Lyndsi Zapata

Lyndsi Zapata is a Portland, Oregon native and has been passionate about dance and movement since the age of 3. After dancing with pre-professional companies Jefferson Dancers II and Urban Arts, Zapata pursued her dance education in dance…
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July 24, 2017

Haylee Nichele

Born and raised on the west coast of Canada, Haylee Nichele received her early professional training at Art Umbrella (Vancouver, BC) and her post secondary training at The Juilliard School…
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July 11, 2017

Danny Dolan

Danny has been dancing in Los Angeles for 9 years, working with LACDC, Ryan Heffington, Holly Rothschild, Axiom Dance Theater, Nina McNeely, Lita Albuquerque, Heidi Duckler, and the clothing designers SKINGRAFT…
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July 11, 2017

Janine Montag

Janine Alicia Montag, a San Diego native currently living in Downtown Los Angeles, began her artistic journey with her 13-year commitment as a competitive gymnast. She continued her investigation of…
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June 7, 2017

Mercedes Ibarra

Mercedes Ibarra has been a dancer since she was a child, studying ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and hip-hop all through grade school. In 1995, while she was at UCLA, she…
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June 7, 2017

Emily Guerard

Emily Guerard was born and raised in Bakersfield, California. She began her training at Civic Dance Center, a local dance studio in her hometown. Emily has trained in Ballet, Jazz,…
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June 7, 2017

Ryan Walker Page

Ryan Page is a Los Angeles-based dancer and teacher.  He has worked with Rufus Wainwright, Slipknot, MoMa PS 1, SKINGRAFT clothing, A Club Called Rhonda (as part of Art Basel…
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June 7, 2017

Deena Selenow

Deena Selenow Board Secretary  CalArts School of Theater, Faculty Los Angeles, CA Deena Selenow is a director for live performance. Her work has been presented at REDCAT, East West Players,…
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April 5, 2017

Reshma Gajjar

Reshma Gajjar is a first generation American from parents of Indian descent. Raised in Northern California wth a strong foundation of ballet, she moved to Los Angeles on a dance scholarship to the EDGE…
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April 5, 2017

Jillian Meyers

Jillian Meyers grew up dancing in Portland, Oregon, where she trained in all styles of dance with teachers Erin Lee, Michelle Mckinney, Candalee Wrede, Diana Redding, and Sarah Riggles. In…
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April 5, 2017

Raphaelle Ziemba

Raphaelle grew up in Oak Park, Illinois and started dancing at the Academy of Movement and Music at age four. She attended Interlochen Arts Academy and after graduating, continued her…
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March 1, 2017

Heidi Duckler Artistic Director & Founder

Heidi Duckler is the Artistic Director and founder of Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Northwest. She has choreographed more than 200 original dance works at unique sites in Australia, Germany, Russia,…
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February 4, 2016

Raziah Roushan Managing Director

From Coast to Coast, Raziah Roushan has been making her mark on the American public as a professional artist and arts advocate. For over fifteen years, Roushan has been working…
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January 4, 2016

Conrad Kaczor Performer

Conrad Kaczor, aka Icon in the street dance world, is known as one of the most innovative poppers that specializes in the geometric shape-shifting styles called Tutting. He seamlessly fuses together…
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November 10, 2015

William Jay Ylvisaker Performer

William Jay Ylvisaker has been twirling since he was able to balance on two feet. Both of his parents realized that movement was William’s first language at a very young…
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November 10, 2015

Kya Bliss Performer

The space goes black, but becomes my blank canvas. The audience is silent with anticipation, leaving only the sound of my breath and heartbeats as I prepare. This is a…
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November 10, 2015

Raymond Ejiofor

Raymond began his training under Judith Rhodes Calgaro in Arlington, VA and the Dance Theater of Harlem. He has worked with various choreographers including Daniel Ezralow, Aszure Barton, Ryan Heffington,Lula…
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August 11, 2015

Lisa Gilmour

Lisa Gilmour Vice-President of Marketing & Communications Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Culver City, CA
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July 31, 2015

Tom Majich

Tom Majich Board Treasurer President & CEO Arroyo Hill Development Los Angeles, CA
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July 31, 2015

Roberto C. Lambaren

For me working with Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is the closest thing to actually being a psychic, mind reading, architect, superhero bad ass from space!
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July 30, 2015

Teresa Toogie Barcelo

Born and raised in Miami, Teresa Barcelo has been dancing for most of her thirty-one years. Culturally and classically trained, she started with her mothers' Spanish roots in flamenco and…
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July 13, 2015

Lyn Paz

Lyn Paz joined Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre in 2007. In addition to keeping the records straight for the company, Lyn has been an office manager and bookkeeper at an architectural…
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July 9, 2015

David Mack

David is a NextGen Arts Professional Development Grant Awardee.  He has served as Managing Director of Watts Village Theater Company and The Industry.  As General Manager of The Industry's INVISIBLE…
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July 1, 2015