Company

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Jane Franklin

Received a MFA from The Ohio State University as a University Fellow and certification from the Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies. Jane Franklin’s choreography has been presented at multiple venues

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ARTISTS

Philip Baraoidan

Native of Arlington County, Va, is alumni of Virginia Commonwealth University. Performance Credits include Company E, Priore Dance, Sinclair Dance, and Clancyworks. Performance venue highlights include The Lincoln Center, The

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Emily Crews

She has been a professional dancer, choreographer, and dance educator since 1991 when she moved to the DC area after graduating from the College of William and Mary. Since the

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Andie de Vaulx

She earned an A.A. in dance from Montgomery College, and her B.A. in English from the University of Maryland. Andie has studied for 24 years with many artists including Chuck

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 Lauren DeVera

In 2010, she received her Bachelor of Arts from the dance program at Old Dominion University. Since then, she has made incredible strides in her career as a performer, choreographer

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Rachel Goldberg

Rachel Goldberg has taught dance to students of all ages, ages 2 through 92. She started teaching when she was in high school, and has been teaching in Northern Virginia

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Carly Johnson

She grew up dancing in Vienna, Virginia and began dancing at Cuppett Performing Arts Center. In high school she added dance classes at Fairfax Academy for Communications and Arts to

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Kelsey Rohr

She started studying dance at Richmond Ballet through their public outreach program. She later graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas with a BFA in Dance and minor in Women’s

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Amy Scaringe

She graduated with a BFA from Towson University in 2008. Since then she has had the pleasure if working with Misako Ballet Company, Dissonance Dance Theatre, Wayles Haynes, alight dance

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Kevin White

He began dancing at age 14 at the Putney Summer Arts Program and trained at the Dance Institute of Washington throughout high school. He is trained in various dance styles

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Brynna Wilder

She is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher in the DC area. As well as dancing with Jane Franklin Dance, she is the Ballet Program Coordinator at District Dance Company and

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Katie Fleet

Katie Fleet is a graduate of Furman University, where she received a B.A. in Theatre Arts and Visual Arts. Currently she is a graduate student at George Mason University, where

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Katie Davis, Chair

A Northern Virginia native, joined the JFD Board in September 2015. She grew up performing in a variety of classical dance styles, including ballet, jazz, and lyrical, and continues to

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Shelby Hettenbach, Secretary

She is an alum of the University at Albany where she graduated with a B.A. in Linguistics and Psychology. Shelby has a background in sexual violence advocacy and prevention and

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Christine Tarrago, Treasurer

She was raised in Germany where she enjoyed an education in classical ballet and piano. After graduating with her MBA from the Universitaet Augsburg, she lived in multiple European countries

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Dr. Robert Rudney

He is a retired Defense Department official and disability advocate. He also serves as Board Secretary for the DC Center for Independent Living and volunteers at the DC Rehabilitation Services

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Jan Canterbury

He is an Environmental Scientist who worked at USEPA over 25 years as a Project Manager on Global Climate Change projects. She did public speaking at the Pentagon, at national

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Diane Dorius

She is a retired attorney whose legal career focused primarily on housing, community development and energy conservation policies through her service with the U.S. House of Representatives and the Federal

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Brandyn Alexandr Snyder

He is originally from Elizabethtown Pennsylvania. After high school, he attended East Georgia State College where he acquired an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice & Psychology. Then, in 2019 Brandyn

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Stephanie Deason

She earned a BBA in Accounting and an MBA from Georgia Southern University. She has a decade of experience in nonprofit finance and is currently the Controller for the American

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Cynthia Orjih

Cynthia Orjih currently works at JP Morgan Chase as a Data Developer, Senior Associate/AVP. She graduated from Bells University of Technology, Nigeria with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and also has

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