The Dancers

Madeline Bay

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, Utah Ballet, and appears courtesy of Ballet Idaho. 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.

Mark David Bloodgood

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, and St Louis Ballet. He performs courtesy of St Louis Ballet. This is his second season with ARC Dance.

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.

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.

Ethan Schweitzer-Gaslin

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 appears courtesy of Ballet Idaho. He has been a member of the ARC Company since 2015.

Graham Gobeille

Graham Gobeille received his training from Canyon Concert Dance Center, Boston Ballet and Tulsa Ballet. He has performed with Ballet West, Ballet Idaho, and ARC Dance. He appears courtesy of Ballet Idaho. He has been a member of ARC since 2013.

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.

Daniel Ojeda

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 last season. He is working on a new ballet for Ballet Idaho to the music of Elton John, to premier in early 2018. He appears courtesy of Ballet Idaho where he is in his sixth season. This is his first season with ARC Dance.

Stephanie Rae Williams

Stephanie Rae Williams began her training at Dallas Dance Academy with Lyndette Galen and Fiona Fairrie. She continued her training at  Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Springboard Danse Montreal, The Juilliard School, Alonzo King's LINES Ballet, and Houston Ballet Academy. She was featured in Dance Magazine's On the Rise in the August 2013 edition, and she was a Fellowship recipient at the Ailey School, a 2006 National Foundation for the Arts Award Winner, and Youth America Grand Prix Finalist, and in 2004 Texas Commission on the Arts Young Master. She has danced with The Francesca Harper Project, Complexions Contemporary Dance Company, Ballet Black, and Texas Ballet Theatre, where she made her professional debut.  This is her first season with ARC and she is here courtesy of Dance Theatre of Harlem where she is in her eighth season.