Hannah Jordan Wilhite began dancing at a young age with Anderson Young Ballet Theater. She later attended Point Park University where she received a dual concentration BA in Jazz and Modern Dance, studying extensively with Doug Bentz, Judith Leifer-Bentz (Graham), Garfield Lemonius (Horton), and many others. Since graduating, Hannah has worked as a company dancer with Sarasota Contemporary Dance, Kanopy Dance Company, Phoenix Rising Dance Company, Ballet Theatre of Indiana, and as a project-based dancer for Elizabeth Weil Bergmann's Voices of the Holocaust. In addition to performing, Hannah has taught as adjunct dance faculty at Anderson University, teaching Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary Partnering, and Dance Composition, and has also taught Modern and Contemporary Partnering at ACDF (American College Dance Festival). Most recently Hannah has been working as a choreographer and rehearsal director for Crossroads Dance Indy.
Celina Jaffe trained at Indiana University Bloomington’s pre-college ballet program. She graduated from IU in 2010 with a BA in French and International Studies and a minor in Dance Performance. Celina has attended workshops on modern and improv dance across the US and in southern France, studying under Nancy Stark-Smith, Robert Moses Kin, and Angelin Preljocaj. Since arriving in Indy in 2014, she has performed and/or collaborated with Motus Dance Theatre, NoExit Performance, Nugent Dance, Pappas and Dancers, and Phoenix Rising Dance Theatre. In winter of 2018, Celina graduated from the University of Limerick, Ireland with a Masters in Dance Performance. She is currently pursing her dance career in Ireland.
Morgan Skiles is a performance artist and choreographer residing in Indianapolis. She began studying dance at Anderson Young Ballet Theatre, where she has been a ballet instructor and choreographer. She attended Indiana University as a Dance major with a Kinesiology concentration and was able to perform works by Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, Donald McKayle, and Laurie Eisenhower. Morgan has attended workshops with Inaside Dance Chicago, Paul Taylor in New York City, and Bates Dance Festival. She has also danced as a member at Phoenix Rising Dance Company. She is currently pursuing her dance career in Seattle.
Emily Jordan is a performer, choreographer, and dance educator from Knightstown, Indiana. She received her BA in Dance Business from Anderson University. During her time as a student, she received multiple performance merit awards as well as the Allen Choreography Award. Emily was a cast member in the world premiere of LA CASA AZUL the musical with Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre. She has also appeared with NoExit Performance's "The Nutcracker". She has appeared in performances as a guest artist with Mocha Dance Project in “Helios Suite,” a site specific work and “My Name,” An improvisation work. Emily was chosen as a soloist to perform the Sugar Plum Pas de Deux in Candles and Carols, a nationally televised program. She has choreographed for Anderson University’s Summer Dance Intensive as an intern. She has been a rehearsal assistant for Sharon Wong and has studied under her instruction. Additionally, she has studied with Shauna Steele, Matthew Farmer, Oybek Tashpulatov, Jane Hachiya-Weiner, George Salinas, Kenny Shepard, and Doug King among others. She has danced with Kenyetta Dance Company.
Halie Warmoth is a young and thriving dancer, choreographer, and educator. Halie grew up in South Bend, IN and began her training at Flint Dance Studio in Mishawaka, IN. She went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Ball State University earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Halie has gratefully been a recipient of numerous scholarships from the Theatre & Dance Department. She performed in four seasons of Ball State Dance Theatre, where she was honored to have collaborated with Alex Springer and Xan Burley, company members of Doug Varone and Dancers along with Sidra Bell, artistic director of Sidra Bell Dance New York. Halie has participated in River North Dance Chicago’s ‘CollegePro’ Intensive, the American College Dance Festival, and has workshopped with companies such as Pilobolus Dance Theater, Eisenhower Dance, and Giordano Dance Chicago. Professionally, Halie danced for Phoenix Rising Dance Company and is a co-founder of Crossroads Dance Indy. She has also performed in Flourish: a modern dance series. Halie has recently moved to Columbus, OH where she plans to continue spreading her love for dance through proper education, collaborative works, and live performance.