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DALTON ALEXANDER

Dalton Alexander is a dancer, climber, and physical practitioner. He embarked on his dance training while pursuing a BS in Biology at the University of New Mexico. Post graduation, Dalton moved to Berlin to study in the Dance Intensive Program at Tanzfabrik-Berlin as well as with Sasha Waltz & Guests company class where he discovered Klein Technique which he practices almost daily. He received his Masters in Dance Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance in London where he toured with Transitions Dance Company as a Leverhulme Scholar. Since moving to the Bay Area in 2017, Dalton has danced with FACT/SF and punkkiCo as well as in his own solo debut. Dalton joined MJDC in 2018.

CRYSTALDAWN BELL

Crystaldawn Bell earned her BFA in dance, composition, and performance from California Institute of the Arts. Since relocating to the Bay Area, she has worked with Labayen Dance/SF, Anne Bluethenthal and Dancers, project agora, Stranger Lover Dreamer, ahdanco, Paufve Dance, and Robert Moses' Kin. She received a 2016 Izzy for Outstanding Performance in Todd Eckert’s First Stab at Closure, and was the 2015 recipient of the Ananstantia Foundation Grant. Crystaldawn joined the MJDC in 2018.

KRISTEN BELL

​Kristen Bell grew up in New Jersey and received her early training at the School of American Ballet. She holds a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University and an MFA in Dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. In New York, Kristen performed with TAKE Dance, Skybetter & Associates, Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance Theater, and American Repertory Ballet. Since relocating to the Bay Area in 2014, Kristen has danced with Robert Moses’ Kin, GERALDCASELDANCE, Molissa Fenley and Company, and LEVYdance. She joined MJDC in 2016.

COREY BRADY

​Corey Brady is a native of Houston, TX and a graduate of Houston’s High School for Performing and Visual Arts. He also trained at Houston Ballet Academy, Martha Graham School, and American Dance Festival. After earning a B.F.A. in dance from the University of Oklahoma, Corey moved to San Francisco, where he has danced with ODC, RAWdance, Imagery Contemporary Ballet, Concept o4, Project.B, Printz Dance Project, and Kambara+Dancers. Corey has taught extensively in ODC’s youth, teen and adult programs and been an ODC choreography repetiteur for the San Francisco State University Dance Department. He has instructed master classes and participated in community outreach worldwide. Corey is on faculty at Berkeley Ballet Theater, where he teaches modern dance. He also works as a Visitor Experience Assistant at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and is a figure drawing and print model. Corey joined MJDC in 2016.

ALEX CARRINGTON

Alex Carrington was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. She received the majority of her training at the Ballet School of Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and the LINES Ballet Training Program. In addition to MJDC, Alex has performed with tinypistol, little seismic dance company, detour dance, The MoveMessenger(s), and Nick Korkos's Red Brick Company. She has also performed with Donald Sales' Project20 in Vancouver, BC. Alex joined MJDC in 2016.

CAROLINA CZECHOWSKA

Carolina (Carro) Czechowska was born in Stockholm and received her education at the Royal Swedish Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, The Boston Ballet and at Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet Training Program. In San Francisco, she has danced with RAWdance, Capacitor, James Graham Dance Theatre and Garrett & Moulton Productions (2011-19).  Internationally, she has been part of installations by Tino Seghal as well as working with Johannes Wieland at the 2015 “One Small Step” festival. Carro has taught classical Pilates for twelve years and is currently a LEAP student at Saint Mary’s College. In 2017 Carro was awarded an “Izzie”; The Isadora Duncan Dance Award for outstanding individual performance. 

KELLY DEL ROSARIO

Kelly Del Rosario was born and raised in Mililani, Hawaii. He began his studies in dance in 2001 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received his BFA in dance in 2005. Upon graduation, Kelly moved to San Francisco where he has worked with various artists including Project Agora, Sarah Bush Dance Project, Robert Moses' Kin, Project.b, and RAWdance. He joined MJDC in 2007. 

NORMA FONG

Norma Fong began her training at Pacific Ballet Academy in Mountain View, CA. She is also trained in classical Chinese folk dance and performed with the Chinese Performing Artists of America. Norma graduated from California Institute of the Arts with a BFA in dance, performance, and choreography and went on to dance with Pasadena Dance Theatre. In San Francisco, she has had the opportunity to work with Shift>>> Physical Theater, Project B, Todd Eckert, Guangdong Modern Dance Company, as a guest for ODC/Dance, and Robert Moses’ Kin, where she also served as the company’s rehearsal director. Norma was awarded a 2016 Isadora Duncan Dance Award for her performance in First Stab at Closure, choreographed by Todd Eckert. She first began her relationship with MJDC performing Other Suns in 2009, and officially joined in 2018.

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