Rachel (Rae) Luebbert is a movement artist and arts administrator based in Salt Lake where she works in dance advocacy for Dance/USA, academic advising for fine arts students at the University of Utah, dance education, and art making. Rachel graduated from the University of Utah with a BFA in Modern Dance and a BA in Spanish. In 2019, Rachel produced a show entitled “Rosie” surrounding the complexity of the color pink and its relation to gender, identity, and storytelling. Rachel has presented and performed work with Queer Spectra Arts Festival (Salt Lake), Dance Place (DC), Juanita Winston Dance Company (Maryland), and the Hirshorn Smithsonian Museum (DC). She has created multiple screendances with filmmaker Taylor Mott including “At 10:30pm” and “Mustard and Other Things.”
Cece Otto is a performing artist based in New York City. She has been seen on stage at 54 Below, 59E59 Theaters, The New Ohio Theater, The Drama League, Pioneer Theater Company, Salt Lake Acting Company, and more. She is a co-founder of WHO’S LOUIS?, a performance collective specializing in devised theatre. In 2017, she produced & performed her original piece, Hyperthymesia, in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with support from the University of Utah. She currently works for The Public Theater, and Elsie Management. MA Arts Administration Southern Utah University; BFA Acting from the University of Utah. ceceotto.com
Ali Lorenz is a freelance mover, collaborator, and collage-creating artist. A west-coast dweller, Ali’s recent artistic endeavors stem from the Salt Lake and Seattle areas. Her research seeks reclamation of visceral memory through abstract structure. Currently they enjoy a low-stakes, stream-of-conscious practice and dancing with their pets on zoom.
Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Bethany is an international performing artist and choreographer. Trained in contemporary dance movement, floor and aerial acrobatics, she is most prominently known for her work as a circus production choreographer for Aeris Aerial Arts and 90&9 Non-profit, as well as a touring company dancer with DIAVOLO | Architecture In Motion.
Brandt Garber is an actor/musician currently residing in Portland, Oregon. He studied acting at The University of Utah where he performed in various plays such as “Our Country’s Good”, “The Two Noble Kinsmen’, and “You Never Can Tell”. Since then, he’s been performing in some short film projects, and working on an album titled “Logans Run”.
Faryn Kelly is a multi-disciplinary artist, working with a palette of movement, lighting, costume, set, and sound interests and ideas. Originally from Lexington, KY, Faryn graduated with a BFA in Dance from Wright State University in Dayton, OH.Faryn is the lighting supervisor at Dance Place: a dance theater and school for dance located on the lands now known as Northeast Washington, DC. Outside of Dance Place, she has worked with DMV companies including Extreme Lengths Productions, darlingdance, and Jane Franklin Dance, and most recently, Faryn was selected as one of the 2020 New Releases Festival choreographers. Among her favorite things are travel, instant film, haute couture, space, and chocolate covered espresso beans.
Kara Brody is a native of Detroit, Michigan and received her BFA in dance from Wayne State University. She relocated to Chicago working with companies Khecari, Lucky Plush Productions and The Cambrians, and has worked with artists Erin Kilmurray, Amanda Maraist, Ayako Kato, Kevin Iega Jeff, Shannon Alvis, and Alice Klock. Brody guest teaches at University of Chicago frequently and has been on faculty at Virtual Dance Lab, Visceral Dance, Dovetail Studios, The Cambrians’ Winter and Summer intensives, Lucky Plush Productions, Brighton Dance Festival, and The Actors Gymnasium. This past year, she has guest taught at Northwestern University & Rutgers University and performed with Danceable Projects | Erick Montes and Jodie Randolph Dance.