Choreographers & Dancers

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Shelby Moran Amarantos
Shelby Moran Amarantos

Jesse Hoisington
Jesse Hoisington

David Sheuerman
David Sheuerman

Shelby Moran Amarantos
Shelby Moran Amarantos

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Wilfredo Rivera

Cofounder and Artistic Director

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

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Katlin Bourgeois

Choreographer

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

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Stephanie Martinez

Choreographer

Chicago-based choreographer Stephanie Martinez has created over 60 ballets

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Jesse Hoisington

Dance Ensemble

Jesse is thrilled to be returning to CRDT 

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Brian Martinez

Dance Ensemble

Brian is a dancer originally from Mobile, Alabama.

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Brennen Renteria

Rehearsal Director, Library Manager, Dance Ensemble

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

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Cindy Johnson

Performing Apprentice

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

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David Scheuerman

Performing Apprentice

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

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Lucas Greeff

Collaborator

Lucas Greeff is a dancer, choreographer, and circus artist

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Jessica Miller Tomlinson

Ballet Mistress

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

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Shannon Alvis

Choreographer

Shannon is a freelance performer, teacher, and choreographer.

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Monique Haley

Choreographer

Monique is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer.

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Shelby Moran Amarantos

Dance Ensemble

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

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Thomas Jacobson

Dance Ensemble

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

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Morgan Reed McDaniel

Dance Ensemble

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

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Ayanna Coleman

Performing Apprentice

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

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Trey Johnson

Performing Apprentice

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

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Lieana Sherry

Performing Apprentice

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

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Ethan Kirschbaum

Artistic Collaborator

Director of Chicago Movement Collective and the Claire Bataille Legacy Program