Billy Bell is an internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer. Most recently a cast member in Punchdrunk's "Sleep No More," Billy's past experiences include dancing with Jose Navas/Compagnie Flak and Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet where he performed works by Jiri Kilian, Hofesh Shechter, Johan Inger, Jo Stromgren, Alexander Ekman, Crystal Pite, Benoit Swan Pouffer, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Emanuel Gat. A recipient of the Frank Prize for Emerging Artists and an A.C.E. Capezio award, he also is the Artistic Director of Cinereal Productions, a multidisciplinary production company focusing in immersive dance and theater works. He is also well established in the commercial dance scene having been on FOX's So You Think You Can Dance, after which he had the opportunity to work with the likes of Britney Spears, the original cast of RENT, and the talented cast and crew of FOX's HOUSE M.D. An alumni of The Juilliard School, Billy holds a degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications with a focus on Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and is studying Interior Architecture and Themed Entertainment Design at Savannah College of Art and Design. Currently, Billy is touring with Radix Dance Convention and teaching modern dance techniques to dancers of all ages across the country.
Ali Castro is a Brooklyn-based creator and performer. Originally from South Florida, she holds a BFA in Dance, a BA in Journalism, and a minor in Entertainment Law from New York University. Upon graduating, Ali was named one of 100 Students to Watch by Variety. She has had the privilege to dance with and work as a rehearsal director/associate choreographer for pop artists Oh Land and Kimbra, and has appeared on Nickelodeon. As a company member with toUch performance art, she has performed in residency with American Repertory Theatre, and had the opportunity to open for Elton John at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation gala in New York City. More recently, Ali performed Steppin’ Out at the Lortel Awards, an original piece choreographed by Tyce Diorio (So You Think You Can Dance, Taylor Swift), where she danced alongside Broadway great Shoshana Bean. She is a proud member of The BringAbout, a company of artists led by Jennifer Jancuska, which works to develop and bring to life new musicals and plays.
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