Choreographers & Dancers

scroll down for bios

Shelby Moran Amarantos
Shelby Moran Amarantos

press to zoom
Jesse Hoisington
Jesse Hoisington

press to zoom
David Sheuerman
David Sheuerman

press to zoom
Shelby Moran Amarantos
Shelby Moran Amarantos

press to zoom
1/8
Wilfredo-6479-Edit_edited.jpg

Wilfredo Rivera

Cofounder and Artistic Director

Wilfredo is a co-founder of Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, Artistic Director since 2007.

katlin%20bourgeois_edited.jpg

Katlin Bourgeois

Choreographer

Katlin graduated from the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program in 2014.

Stephanie-Martinez sq 2.jpg

Stephanie Martinez

Choreographer

Chicago-based choreographer Stephanie Martinez has created over 60 ballets

Shelby-6412-Edit_edited.jpg

Shelby Moran Amarantos

Dance Ensemble

Shelby is a dancer with Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre; ensemble since 2018.

Thomas-6316-Edit_edited.jpg

Thomas Jacobson

Dance Ensemble

Thomas is a dancer and joining Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre for his first season.

Brennen-5727-Edit_edited.jpg

Brennen Renteria

Rehearsal Director, Library Manager, Dance Ensemble

He has danced with Elements Ballet and in various Chicago productions.

headshot_edited.jpg

Cindy Johnson

Performing Apprentice

She's a PNW native, now a dancer in Chicago, excited to explore and create.

David-6167-Edit_edited.jpg

David Scheuerman

Performing Apprentice

David is an up-and-coming artist that is dedicated to learning more.

sq lucas greeff.jpg

Lucas Greeff

Collaborator

Lucas Greeff is a dancer, choreographer, and circus artist

jessica tomlinson.jpg

Jessica Miller Tomlinson

Ballet Mistress

Jessica has been the Ballet Mistress for Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre since 2017.

shannon%20alvis_edited.jpg

Shannon Alvis

Choreographer

Shannon is a freelance performer, teacher, and choreographer.

20B00C8D-EE74-4915-B55C-144EC11E0AD9_edi

Monique Haley

Choreographer

Monique is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer.

eddyocampo.jpg

Eddy Ocampo

Choreographer

Eddy Ocampo has created ballets in Europe, Mexico, Russia and the U.S. 

Jesse-6100-Edit_edited.jpg

Jesse Hoisington

Dance Ensemble

Jesse is thrilled to be returning to CRDT 

Morgan-5836-Edit_edited.jpg

Morgan Reed McDaniel

Dance Ensemble

Morgan is an Ailey/Fordham graduate and professional dancer from Buffalo, NY.

Coleman Headshot.JPG

Ayanna Coleman

Performing Apprentice

Ayanna recently earned her BFA from The Univ. of Southern Mississippi

Trey-6254-Edit_edited.jpg

Trey Johnson

Performing Apprentice

Trey is a Chicago based artist and performer. This is his first season with CRDT.

lieana_edited.jpg

Lieana Sherry

Performing Apprentice

Lieana is a contemporary dancer based in Kansas City, MO.

ethan kirschbaum.JPG

Ethan Kirschbaum

Artistic Collaborator

Director of Chicago Movement Collective and the Claire Bataille Legacy Program