The Dancers

Samantha Bell :

Samantha Bell

Samantha Bell is from Orange County, California, where she trained with the Anaheim Ballet on full scholarship and later joined the Company. She has performed with State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara (SSB), Menlowe Ballet, Western Ballet, and Oakland Ballet. She has also danced in commercials, films, as well as the MTV Video Music Awards. This is her first season with ARC.

Alice Cao

Alice Cao is from Seattle, WA, where she trained on scholarship at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School.  She furthered her training with summer programs at American Ballet Theatre, The National Ballet School of Canada, Ballet Austin, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Alonzo King Lines Ballet.  She has performed professionally with Singapore Dance Theatre, American Repertory Ballet, Ballet Memphis, Convergence Ballet Company, Company C Contemporary Ballet, San Francisco Opera, and Oakland Ballet Company. She has been a Company member since 2013.

Andrés Angulo Castillo :

Andrés Angulo Castillo

Andrés Angulo Castillo was born in Cali, Colombia and began dancing at the Colombian Institute for Classical Ballet. He obtained dance degrees from Ballet-Centered, a secondary and higher-level institution where he was educated by ballet masters Gloria Castro, Rolando Candia, Maria del Carmen Echavarria, Gaetano Petrosino and Aurora Bosch, as well as teachers from the National Ballet of Cuba. Upon graduation, he joined Incolballet, Colombia’s premier dance company, where he performed principal and soloist roles. He has performed with Western Chicago Ballet, Hinsdale Ballet Theatre, and San Antonia Ballet. This is his first season with ARC.

 

Erin Crall

Erin Crall has performed professionally with Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, the Hungarian National Opera House, Pacific Northwest Ballet as a professional Division Student, and choreographed and danced for concert;nova – a Cincinnati arts festival. She trained with Pacific Northwest Ballet School, American Ballet Theater, Boston Ballet, Cornish College of the Arts, and the Hungarian National Dance Academy. This is her fifth season as a member of ARC Dance.

Diana Crowder

Diana Crowder began her training at the Ballet School of Stamford in Connecticut before being accepted to study year round at Canada's National Ballet School in Toronto. She continued her training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, as well as scholarships to three summers with the Chautauqua School of Dance. She has danced with Tulsa Ballet, the National Choreographic Initiative in Irvine CA, and Texas Ballet Theater. This is her first season with ARC Dance.

Victoria Jahn

Victoria Jahn, a native of Freehold, NJ, began her training at Princeton Ballet School. She has performed professionally with North Carolina Dance Theatre, under the direction of Jean Pierre Bonnefoux and Lustig Dance Theatre. She has been a member of the Company since 2013.