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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the NYC area. After graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers, and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work for Fall 2015. Inger and her company have since performed through various organizations and spaces in the NYC and Philadelphia area, including KYL/D’s InHale, Koresh Dance Company, Philly Fringe Festival, REVERBdance, Triskelion Arts, WAXworks, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Arts on Site. She has recently worked with members of Peridance Dance Company in producing a music video for Cardboard Rocketship. Inger has also presented work at the CND in Paris and Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp. Inger currently curates The Craft, a monthly performance series, in Brooklyn, NY.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Andrea Holtman
is a performing artist currently living in Los Angeles, California. She received her BFA in Performing Arts: Musical Theatre, at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Hollywood. Post college, Andrea has taken on many projects in the industry. Some of her favorites include: Shiva (Independent Film), Catching Up (Specialty Music Concert), and Till the End (Music Video - Choreographer). Andrea is looking forward to tackling some new adventures in her career next year, including her first album, If the World Was Ending (Music Video - Pre Production - Actor/Director/Choreographer), and an upcoming television series: Hounds (Post Production). She’s so thrilled to be returning to her home studio to teach again this year as Andrea firmly believes raising our next generation of artists is not only a privilege, but our duty!
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Stephanie Shin
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.
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Anna Kazwell
started dance at the age of 3 at the Robert Thomas Dancenter. She was a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 7 years where she won numerous awards including NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer. In 2016, Anna moved to Chicago to study as a member of A&A Ballet’s Youth Company where she performed works by Alexei Kremnev, Maria Oliveira, and Terrence Marling, and studied with Hubbard Street, Lou Conte, and Visceral Dance Chicago. Anna has performed at the Youth American Grand Prix, Chicago, placing in both the contemporary and classical categories at the senior level. Anna is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Andrea Holtman
recently graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts: Musical Theater. She previously trained at Robert Thomas Dancenter for fourteen years, and was also a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for ten. Post graduation, she signed with a management team and has been spending her time starring in an independent horror film, voicing a character for an upcoming animated series, recording new music, and directing/choreographing a music video. Andrea is excited to continue auditioning and creating in both Los Angeles and New York City in the upcoming year!
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Stephanie Shin
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.
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Anna Kazwell
started dance at the age of 3 at the Robert Thomas Dancenter. She was a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 7 years where she won numerous awards including NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer. In 2016, Anna moved to Chicago to study as a member of A&A Ballet’s Youth Company where she performed works by Alexei Kremnev, Maria Oliveira, and Terrence Marling, and studied with Hubbard Street, Lou Conte, and Visceral Dance Chicago. Anna has performed at the Youth American Grand Prix, Chicago, placing in both the contemporary and classical categories at the senior level. Anna is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah.
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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the NYC area. After graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers, and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work for Fall 2015. Inger and her company have since performed through various organizations and spaces in the NYC and Philadelphia area, including KYL/D’s InHale, Koresh Dance Company, Philly Fringe Festival, REVERBdance, Triskelion Arts, WAXworks, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Arts on Site. She has recently worked with members of Peridance Dance Company in producing a music video for Cardboard Rocketship. Inger has also presented work at the CND in Paris and Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp. Inger currently curates The Craft, a monthly performance series, in Brooklyn, NY.
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Andrea Holtman
recently graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts: Musical Theater. She previously trained at Robert Thomas Dancenter for fourteen years, and was also a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for ten. Post graduation, she signed with a management team and has been spending her time starring in an independent horror film, voicing a character for an upcoming animated series, recording new music, and directing/choreographing a music video. Andrea is excited to continue auditioning and creating in both Los Angeles and New York City in the upcoming year!
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Stephanie Shin
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.
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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the Philadelphia area. Upon graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began teaching summer dance programs in the area, as well as collaborate with artist J.E. Kim's in|side|out|side|in on a debut work for DesignPhiladelphia. During this time, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work in Fall 2015. The group has since performed in various shows throughout the Philadelphia and NYC area. Inger is currently working with Asya Zlatina of Koresh Dance Company and will perform in her work this Fall for the Philly Fringe Festival. Inger is continuing to create work, audition, and perform for various artists. She moved to New York City in August 2016.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Andrea Holtman
is a performing artist currently living in Los Angeles, California. She received her BFA in Performing Arts: Musical Theatre, at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Hollywood. Post college, Andrea has taken on many projects in the industry. Some of her favorites include: Shiva (Independent Film), Catching Up (Specialty Music Concert), and Till the End (Music Video - Choreographer). Andrea is looking forward to tackling some new adventures in her career next year, including her first album, If the World Was Ending (Music Video - Pre Production - Actor/Director/Choreographer), and an upcoming television series: Hounds (Post Production). She’s so thrilled to be returning to her home studio to teach again this year as Andrea firmly believes raising our next generation of artists is not only a privilege, but our duty!
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Stephanie Shin
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.
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Anna Kazwell
started dance at the age of 3 at the Robert Thomas Dancenter. She was a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 7 years where she won numerous awards including NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer. In 2016, Anna moved to Chicago to study as a member of A&A Ballet’s Youth Company where she performed works by Alexei Kremnev, Maria Oliveira, and Terrence Marling, and studied with Hubbard Street, Lou Conte, and Visceral Dance Chicago. Anna has performed at the Youth American Grand Prix, Chicago, placing in both the contemporary and classical categories at the senior level. Anna is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah.
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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the NYC area. After graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers, and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work for Fall 2015. Inger and her company have since performed through various organizations and spaces in the NYC and Philadelphia area, including KYL/D’s InHale, Koresh Dance Company, Philly Fringe Festival, REVERBdance, Triskelion Arts, WAXworks, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Arts on Site. She has recently worked with members of Peridance Dance Company in producing a music video for Cardboard Rocketship. Inger has also presented work at the CND in Paris and Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp. Inger currently curates The Craft, a monthly performance series, in Brooklyn, NY.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Stephanie Shin
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.
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Anna Kazwell
started dance at the age of 3 at the Robert Thomas Dancenter. She was a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 7 years where she won numerous awards including NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer. In 2016, Anna moved to Chicago to study as a member of A&A Ballet’s Youth Company where she performed works by Alexei Kremnev, Maria Oliveira, and Terrence Marling, and studied with Hubbard Street, Lou Conte, and Visceral Dance Chicago. Anna has performed at the Youth American Grand Prix, Chicago, placing in both the contemporary and classical categories at the senior level. Anna is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah.
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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the NYC area. After graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers, and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work for Fall 2015. Inger and her company have since performed through various organizations and spaces in the NYC and Philadelphia area, including KYL/D’s InHale, Koresh Dance Company, Philly Fringe Festival, REVERBdance, Triskelion Arts, WAXworks, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Arts on Site. She has recently worked with members of Peridance Dance Company in producing a music video for Cardboard Rocketship. Inger has also presented work at the CND in Paris and Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp. Inger currently curates The Craft, a monthly performance series, in Brooklyn, NY.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Andrea Holtman
recently graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts: Musical Theater. She previously trained at Robert Thomas Dancenter for fourteen years, and was also a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for ten. Post graduation, she signed with a management team and has been spending her time starring in an independent horror film, voicing a character for an upcoming animated series, recording new music, and directing/choreographing a music video. Andrea is excited to continue auditioning and creating in both Los Angeles and New York City in the upcoming year!
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.
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Anna Kazwell
started dance at the age of 3 at the Robert Thomas Dancenter. She was a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 7 years where she won numerous awards including NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer. In 2016, Anna moved to Chicago to study as a member of A&A Ballet’s Youth Company where she performed works by Alexei Kremnev, Maria Oliveira, and Terrence Marling, and studied with Hubbard Street, Lou Conte, and Visceral Dance Chicago. Anna has performed at the Youth American Grand Prix, Chicago, placing in both the contemporary and classical categories at the senior level. Anna is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah.
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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the NYC area. After graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers, and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work for Fall 2015. Inger and her company have since performed through various organizations and spaces in the NYC and Philadelphia area, including KYL/D’s InHale, Koresh Dance Company, Philly Fringe Festival, REVERBdance, Triskelion Arts, WAXworks, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Arts on Site. She has recently worked with members of Peridance Dance Company in producing a music video for Cardboard Rocketship. Inger has also presented work at the CND in Paris and Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp. Inger currently curates The Craft, a monthly performance series, in Brooklyn, NY.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Andrea Holtman
recently graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts: Musical Theater. She previously trained at Robert Thomas Dancenter for fourteen years, and was also a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for ten. Post graduation, she signed with a management team and has been spending her time starring in an independent horror film, voicing a character for an upcoming animated series, recording new music, and directing/choreographing a music video. Andrea is excited to continue auditioning and creating in both Los Angeles and New York City in the upcoming year!
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.
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Anna Kazwell
started dance at the age of 3 at the Robert Thomas Dancenter. She was a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 7 years where she won numerous awards including NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer. In 2016, Anna moved to Chicago to study as a member of A&A Ballet’s Youth Company where she performed works by Alexei Kremnev, Maria Oliveira, and Terrence Marling, and studied with Hubbard Street, Lou Conte, and Visceral Dance Chicago. Anna has performed at the Youth American Grand Prix, Chicago, placing in both the contemporary and classical categories at the senior level. Anna is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah.
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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the NYC area. After graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers, and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work for Fall 2015. Inger and her company have since performed through various organizations and spaces in the NYC and Philadelphia area, including KYL/D’s InHale, Koresh Dance Company, Philly Fringe Festival, REVERBdance, Triskelion Arts, WAXworks, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Arts on Site. She has recently worked with members of Peridance Dance Company in producing a music video for Cardboard Rocketship. Inger has also presented work at the CND in Paris and Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp. Inger currently curates The Craft, a monthly performance series, in Brooklyn, NY.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Andrea Holtman
recently graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts: Musical Theater. She previously trained at Robert Thomas Dancenter for fourteen years, and was also a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for ten. Post graduation, she signed with a management team and has been spending her time starring in an independent horror film, voicing a character for an upcoming animated series, recording new music, and directing/choreographing a music video. Andrea is excited to continue auditioning and creating in both Los Angeles and New York City in the upcoming year!
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Stephanie Shin
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Anna Kazwell
started dance at the age of 3 at the Robert Thomas Dancenter. She was a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 7 years where she won numerous awards including NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancer. In 2016, Anna moved to Chicago to study as a member of A&A Ballet’s Youth Company where she performed works by Alexei Kremnev, Maria Oliveira, and Terrence Marling, and studied with Hubbard Street, Lou Conte, and Visceral Dance Chicago. Anna has performed at the Youth American Grand Prix, Chicago, placing in both the contemporary and classical categories at the senior level. Anna is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah.
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Inger Cooper
is currently a freelance performer and choreographer in the NYC area. After graduation from University of the Arts with a BFA in Dance in 2015, Inger began her own project based group, ingercooper|dancers, and was commissioned by the Barnes Foundation to create work for Fall 2015. Inger and her company have since performed through various organizations and spaces in the NYC and Philadelphia area, including KYL/D’s InHale, Koresh Dance Company, Philly Fringe Festival, REVERBdance, Triskelion Arts, WAXworks, Dixon Place, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Arts on Site. She has recently worked with members of Peridance Dance Company in producing a music video for Cardboard Rocketship. Inger has also presented work at the CND in Paris and Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp. Inger currently curates The Craft, a monthly performance series, in Brooklyn, NY.
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Casey Bagnall graduated from Robert Thomas Dancenter in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Music Theater and Dance from Wichita State University in 2015. At WSU, he was able to train with top vocal coaches, directors, and choreographers, and he traveled across the globe to perform. He had his own choreography presented at the American College Dance Association Festival.

He has been living in New York City for 2 years as a freelance dancer, actor, and singer, working with top directors and choreographers in the city as well as collaborating with emerging artists to create new works of his own. Casey also has had the opportunity to perform with individual recording artists and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Casey has been seen on the Today Show and Good Morning America and most recently as a dancer on the new hit show, SHADE: Queens of NYC, on Fusion TV.
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Andrea Holtman
recently graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts: Musical Theater. She previously trained at Robert Thomas Dancenter for fourteen years, and was also a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for ten. Post graduation, she signed with a management team and has been spending her time starring in an independent horror film, voicing a character for an upcoming animated series, recording new music, and directing/choreographing a music video. Andrea is excited to continue auditioning and creating in both Los Angeles and New York City in the upcoming year!
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Stephanie Shin
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Emma Peeler began her dance career at Robert Thomas Dancenter at the age of three. During her 11 years as a Dancenter Dancer Company member, she was part of several 1st national routines. She took part in Iowa State Center’s The Nutcracker Ballet for 10 years holding parts including Clara, Flute, Ballerina Doll, and Flower Soloist. She is also trained in baton twirling and was the feature twirler for Ames High School from 2013-2015. She is a third year member of the St. Ambrose University Dance Team, and has competed at the Iowa College Dance Championships receiving multiple first place awards for St. Ambrose’s pom routine in the NAIA division. She also was an Honorable Mention for the NAIA All-American Dance Team. She ended her first season on the St. Ambrose Dance Team with a team first place national title at the 2016 NAIA National Invitational. Emma is pursuing degrees in exercise and psychology at St. Ambrose University and will be starting the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the fall.
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Chloe Barry
is a 2018 graduate of Ames High School and is currently pursuing a BFA degree in Modern Dance at the University of Utah along with a second major in Geophysics. She studied ballet at the Robert Thomas Dancenter from age 5 to 18, and as a member of the Dancenter Dancer Company for 8 years, she performed in many dance styles, such as tap, contemporary, jazz, and musical theater. She also had the opportunity to attend modern dance summer intensives at Interlochen Center for the Arts and the Martha Graham School. Chloe is interested in choreography, and she recently choreographed and performed an original piece in the Modern Student Concert at the University of Utah.