Liane has spent the last four years working in San Francisco as a company member and collaborator with FACT/SF and detour dance, and as a guest artist with Simpson/Stulberg Collaborations, RAWdance, LEVYdance, and Christine Bonansea. Liane is the Lead Instructor at Elevate Group Fitness, and corporate Group Fitness Instructor with City Move’n Fitness. Liane received her BFA in Dance and Performance from Chapman University, and completed her postgraduate studies in Israel at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. While living in Israel, she additionally apprenticed and performed with Amir Kolben's Kolben Dance Company. She has both performed and created work in Orange County, San Francisco, Israel, Bulgaria and Serbia.
Michaela obtained her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Chapman University. Upon graduation, Michaela apprenticed with Kolben Dance directed by Amir Kolben in Jerusalem, Israel. After returning to the States in 2012, Michaela began performing with Scott Wells, Christine Bonansea, and [detour dance] and is a current company member of FACT/SF and LEVYdance.
Catherine received her training at UC Berkeley, where she studied modern dance and dance-theater. She has performed for Ariel Osterweiss Scott, Jess Curtis, Anna Dal Pino & John Lefan, Reggie Wilson- Fist and Heel, Barry Webster, Charles Slender-White, Ellis Wood, and the San Francisco Opera. Catherine is a founding member of FACT/SF.
Hailing from Tulsa, OK, LizAnne fell in love with dance at age four after seeing Giselle on TV. She spent her first professional years dancing with the Tulsa Ballet. Towards the end of her time there she earned a BFA from the University of Oklahoma. After college LizAnne spent a season with the Louisville Ballet. Since relocating to San Francisco in 2007 she has been honored to work with many inspiring Bay Area artists. LizAnne is also a certified STOTT PILATES® instructor, and ballet teacher for Brisbane Dance Workshop. She has been a FACT/SF company member since 2012.
Amanda Whitehead grew up dancing in the The Washington Ballet school and company, then began studying modern dance while getting her bachelor’s degree at Princeton University. She has been a dedicated teacher of ballet and modern dance for all ages at Shawl-Anderson and other locations since 2007. She also teaches creative movement at elementary schools in the Berkeley Unified School District. In addition to her work with FACT/SF, she is a member of ahdanco (Abigail Hosein Dance Company), and has performed with Nina Haft & Company, Tammy Cheney, and Mo Miner.
Darl is a Bay Area Lighting and Video Artist and is a long time collaborator with FACT/SF. In addition to working with Charlie and Co., he has designed for SoulSkin, Amara Tabor-Smith, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Campo Santo, Mugwumpin, The Living Word Project, Dandelion Dance Theater, CounterPulse, and many more. He is currently the Operations Manager for the Arts and Ideas program at the JCCSF. He would like to thank his wife Matisse for her love and support.
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