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.
Patrick Barnes is committed to existing at the boundaries of his own capabilities. He is a dancer, a storyteller, competitive strongman, and a superhero in his own mind. He was born and raised in Colorado and studied Modern Dance at the University of Utah. At the University he studied with and performed works by Stephen Koester, Eric Handman, Abby Fiat, Susan McLain, and Nicholas Leichter. During that time he also had the opportunity to perform with, Ririe Woodbury Dance Company, and Dairakudakan. Patrick moved to the Bay Area in 2012 and since then has performed with PunkkiCo, Risa Jaroslow and Dancers, Kristin Damrow & Company, and Hope Mohr Dance.
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.
Allegra Bautista, a SF native, graduated from Saint Mary's College of California with a double major in Dance and Liberal & Civic Studies. She was classically trained at SF Ballet and City Ballet School as well as from the S.F. Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division for classical guitar. She has worked with Garrett + Moulton Productions, Amy Seiwert, and RAWdance. She joined Kristin Damrow & Company in 2016.