THE ARTISTS OF EISENHOWER DANCE DETROIT

2019-2020


BROOKE MAINLAIND  apprentice, was born and raised in Wisconsin where she began her formal dance training. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a Business minor, from University of Arizona where she studied with Melissa Lowe, Sam Watson, Michael Williams, Amy Ernst, Douglas Nielsen, James Clouser, Tamara Dyke-Compton and Elizabeth George. Upon graduating, she apprenticed with Thodos Dance Chicago, where she trained with many artists in the area including teachers with Hubbard Street, Visceral, and River North dance companies. In 2015, she traveled to Europe to assist Sam Watson at the Tanz Danza Dance Festival in Bolzano, Italy. Her performances include "Carnival Choreographers Ball,” "World of Dance" and "Danceworks Milwaukee,” as well as larger events including Capezio's 125th Anniversary Gala and Dizzy Feet Foundation's Benefit Gala.

BROOKE MAINLAIND

apprentice, was born and raised in Wisconsin where she began her formal dance training. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a Business minor, from University of Arizona where she studied with Melissa Lowe, Sam Watson, Michael Williams, Amy Ernst, Douglas Nielsen, James Clouser, Tamara Dyke-Compton and Elizabeth George. Upon graduating, she apprenticed with Thodos Dance Chicago, where she trained with many artists in the area including teachers with Hubbard Street, Visceral, and River North dance companies. In 2015, she traveled to Europe to assist Sam Watson at the Tanz Danza Dance Festival in Bolzano, Italy. Her performances include "Carnival Choreographers Ball,” "World of Dance" and "Danceworks Milwaukee,” as well as larger events including Capezio's 125th Anniversary Gala and Dizzy Feet Foundation's Benefit Gala.

ANDREW CRIBBETT  originally from Thomasboro, Illinois, began his dance training at the age of six. He trained with Christine Rich and Luciana Rezende at the Christine Rich Studio Dance Academy and Performing Arts Center in Savoy, IL. At the age of 16, he received a full scholarship to The Washington School of Ballet in Washington D. C. He attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts to finish his senior year of High School. Andrew has received scholarships to attend summer intensives at Washington School of Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The Rock School of Ballet in Philadelphia, and Faubourg Ballet Chicago.

ANDREW CRIBBETT

originally from Thomasboro, Illinois, began his dance training at the age of six. He trained with Christine Rich and Luciana Rezende at the Christine Rich Studio Dance Academy and Performing Arts Center in Savoy, IL. At the age of 16, he received a full scholarship to The Washington School of Ballet in Washington D. C. He attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts to finish his senior year of High School. Andrew has received scholarships to attend summer intensives at Washington School of Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The Rock School of Ballet in Philadelphia, and Faubourg Ballet Chicago.

MICHAEL TEASLEY III  was born and raised in Detroit, MI. He began his dance training under the Direction of Jeri Sterrett at Jazz and Spirit Dance Theater of Detroit. In 2009, he enrolled in the Dance Program at Oakland University where he performed with Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company. Since then he has appeared as an apprentice and guest dancer with Eisenhower Dance, toured to Poland with the Company in July 2014 and was promoted to company member in 2015.

MICHAEL TEASLEY III

was born and raised in Detroit, MI. He began his dance training under the Direction of Jeri Sterrett at Jazz and Spirit Dance Theater of Detroit. In 2009, he enrolled in the Dance Program at Oakland University where he performed with Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company. Since then he has appeared as an apprentice and guest dancer with Eisenhower Dance, toured to Poland with the Company in July 2014 and was promoted to company member in 2015.

LILLIE HAMILTON   apprentice , was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan where her dance career began at the age of three at Center Stage Dance Studio. Lillie recently graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance where she was a two-year member of OU’s Repertory Dance Company. Lillie has had the opportunity to train with many professional companies such as Thodos Dance Chicago and Diavolo LA at their summer intensives. Lillie joined EDD in 2017 as an apprentice.

LILLIE HAMILTON

apprentice, was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan where her dance career began at the age of three at Center Stage Dance Studio. Lillie recently graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance where she was a two-year member of OU’s Repertory Dance Company. Lillie has had the opportunity to train with many professional companies such as Thodos Dance Chicago and Diavolo LA at their summer intensives. Lillie joined EDD in 2017 as an apprentice.

 


We wish to extend our sincere gratitude to Government Agencies, Corporations, Foundations, and Individuals who have helped make Eisenhower Dance Detroit's performances & educational programs possible.

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