Madeline Bay began her training at Illinois Ballet Theater. She continued her studies with Bolshoi Ballet, Ballet West, Pittsburgh Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, Salt Lake City Ballet, The Jillana School, and Texas Ballet. She has performed with River Point Ballet and Utah Ballet. She graduated from the University of Utah's Ballet department with a Bachelor of Fine Arts double emphasis in Performance and Teaching. She has been a member of ARC Dance since 2015.
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.
Mark David Bloodgood, originally from Seattle, WA, trained on scholarship for 12 years at Pacific Northwest Ballet School under the direction of Francia Russell, followed by Peter Boal. He furthered his training with summer programs at Next Generation Ballet, Ballet Austin, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, and Boston Ballet all on scholarship. He has performed with BalletMet, Milwaukee Ballet, Columbia City Ballet, Huntsville Ballet Company, Columbus Opera, Saint Louis Ballet, and Ballet Concerto. He has been a member of ARC Dance since 2016.
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 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 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 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.
Ethan Schweitzer-Gaslin is originally from Western Massachusetts and began his dance training with Amherst Ballet. He continued his training with The Joffrey Ballet School, American Academy of Ballet, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Miami City Ballet School, Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, American Ballet Theatre (NYC), Houston Ballet Academy and Boston Ballet School on scholarship. He has performed with Oregon Ballet Theatre and ARC Dance. He has been a member of the ARC Company since 2015.
Daniel Ojeda was born and raised in New York City and began his formal training with Teresa Aubel and Mark Aubel. He further trained with Barbara Walczak as his private coach and attended the School of American Ballet and in later years, the Pacific Northwest Ballet School. He has performed with Ballet Idaho and Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Ojeda is also a choreographer. He has been commissioned to create and set dances on Ballet Idaho and ARC Dance. His recent work for ARC, A little less than a Human Being premiered in 2016. He is working on a new ballet for Ballet Idaho to the music of Fleetwood Mac, to premier in early 2018. He has been a member of the Company since 2017.