Heather Arnetthails from St. Louis, Missouri. She studied dance at Illinois State University, Western Illinois University and was a member of Performing Dance Company at the University of Utah during her graduate studies. She has performed original works by Lisa Race, Laurie Merriman, Cynthia Oliver, Pamela Geber, Kim Neal Nofsinger, Kaye Richards, and Gabriel Mason and was selected to perform in restaging of works by Martha Graham, William Forsythe, and Trisha Brown. Heather teaches Pilates and corrective biomechanics in San Francisco and has performed with Number9 Dance and Blind Tiger Society. This is Heather's first project with Kristin Damrow & Company.
Los Angeles native, Anna Greenberg, began her dance training at the Pasadena Dance Theater, and attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She earned her B.A. in Dance, Choreography, and Children’s Book Illustration from Hampshire College in Massachusetts. Annaperforms with Jennifer Meek, Deborah Slater Dance Theater, Number 9,and Human Creature Dance Theater. She teaches with LEAP Arts In Education and Ace Dance Academy. This is her fourth season with Kristin Damrow & Company.
Nell Suttles earned her BFA in Modern Dance from the University of Utah in 2009, where she was an associate of the Orchesis Honorary Society for Dance. While pursuing her degree, she performed in works by Martha Graham, Stephen Koester, Pamela Geber and Eric Handman. As a member of the university’s Performing Dance Company, Nell was a featured dancer in Handman’s piece Mortal Coil, which was showcased in the Gala Concert at ACDFA in 2009. After teaching creative dance at Salt Lake City’s Montessori Community School from 2010 to 2012 and showcasing her choreographing in The Sugar Space AWARD Show, Nell moved to San Francisco to pursue dancing professionally. On the local front, Nell has studied with Nina Haft, Joe Goode’s Performance Group, Hope Mohr, Scott Wells and ODC. She performed with Leyya Tawil at the Joe Goode Annex and most recently, she has danced for Kelly Kemp-Number 9, Bianca Cabrera-Blind Tiger Society, and Colin Epstein. In addition to honing her dance skills, Nell spends her time pinning insects, exploring nature, and doing various art projects.
Julie-Ann Gambino graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in 2014. Following graduation Julie-Ann moved from her hometown Kalamazoo, MI to pursue her dancing career in San Francisco. Recently she performed with ODC on Alcatraz Island for Ai Wei Wei's art exhibition. In May 2013, Julie-Ann was selected to travel to China and Taiwan to study and perform with seven other students from WMU’s Department of Dance. In the summer of 2013, Julie-Ann had an internship with Canvas Creative Movement Coalition (CCMC), a dance company in Orlando, Florida. She attended the Cru Conference in Fort Collins, Colorado in 2013, performing various dances with CCMC. In 2012-2013, Julie-Ann was a member of the Western Dance Project touring ensemble. While at WMU, she performed in dances choreographed by several guest artists, including Peter Chu, KT Nelson, Monique Haley, Jackie Nowicki, and Joshua Manculich.
Yoshie Fujimoto Kateada
Yoshie Fujimoto Kateada grew up in Madison Wisconsin. She moved to the Bay Area to major in dance where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA Program at Dominican University in May 2015. During her college career she performed with her class at the Kennedy Center, toured Latin America with the dance outreach organization JUNTOS Collective, and performed works choreographed by Gregory Dawson, Amanda Miller, Christian Burns, Ohad Naharin, and Robert Moses. In July 2015 Yoshie danced with the movement choir of Garrett + Moulton Productions' The Luminous Edge. She has since performed with Inside Out Contemporary Ballet, and is currently an apprentice with Tanya Bello's Project B. This is Yoshie's first project with Kristin Damrow & Company.