Jenny Campbell (Dancer) grew up in Chicago and was a competitive rhythmic gymnast until the age of 17. She received a BFA in dance performance from The Ohio State University and since graduating has worked with inspiring artists such as Karl Anderson, Chris Elam, Brynne Billingsley, Amanda Selwyn, and Jane Franklin. She was a company member of Misnomer Dance Theater for 4 years. In addition to TLD, Jenny dances for Brynne Billingsley and Artists. When she is not dancing, Jenny can be found teaching or practicing yoga at The Shala Yoga House. Jenny joined Time Lapse Dance in 2011.
Carly Cerasuolo (Dancer) a native of Rochester, NY began dancing at the age of three under the instruction of Lisa Allain. She is a graduate of The University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she earned a BFA in Dance Performance. She has studied with many artists and has performed works by Jason Parsons, Katie Swords-Thurman, Doug Varone, Mark Caserta, Roni Koresh and Sidra Bell. Carly is a certified in Pilates mat instructor. She joined Time Lapse Dance in 2016.
Lior Daniel (Dancer) was born in Israel and started dancing at the age of 5. Later, she studied at the Bat Sheva Excellence Dance Program and then the Maslol for Professional Dance Training directed by Naomi Perlov and Ofir Dagan. She has worked with choreographers including Barak Marshell, Emanuel Gat, Michael German, Yasmeen Godder and others. At age 19, she joined Tararam Group Dance & Rhythm Company and performed with the ensemble for 5 years. She joined Time Lapse Dance in 2016.
Alejandra Dominguez (Dancer) started her career as a professional dancer in Zurich, Switzerland at the Zürich Tanz-Theater-Schule (ZTTS). There she studied ballet, contemporary, modern, hip-hop, and flamenco. As a student, she danced in Michelle Mattle’s production of Pandora und das Feuer and Prisca Pfister’s Ritual Warriors, as well hip-hop showcases with the choreographers Debbie Zehnder and Saeed Hosseini in the show Zürich Tanz. In NYC, she participated in the Voices and Visions Workshop at the Ailey School with Jennifer Archibald. Currently, she is a member of Mickey Sakai’s hip-hop company Femme Fatale, and Julie Petrusak’s JP Dance Group. She began dancing with Time Lapse Dance in 2015.
Halley Gerstel (Dancer) is an Arnold Scholar, a recent graduate from the Hunter College Graduate Education Program with a MA in Dance Education and holds a BFA in Dance and Education from Long Island University in Brooklyn. She has previously danced for Doug Elkins and Dancers, Larry Keigwin and Company as well as performed works by Pedro Ruiz and Nathan Trice. She is a proud native Brooklynite.
Krissy Tate (Dancer) is originally from Farmington Hills, MI, and earned her BFA in Dance with honors from the University of Michigan. Joining Time Lapse Dance in 2008, she has enjoyed touring with the company locally, nationally, and internationally, building new TLD works, and assistant teaching repertoire to university students. Krissy has also had the pleasure of performing dances by Martha Graham, Helen Tamiris, Paul Taylor, Amy Chavasse, Gay Delanghe, Emily Faulkner, Jessica Fogel, Jessica Taylor, and Robin Wilson, among others. Her original choreography has been presented with WAXworks and Tea Dances. A certified Pilates Instructor, she teaches throughout NYC.
Morgan Bontz (Apprentice) is originally from Houston, Texas, where she began her dance training at an early age. She later moved to NYC where she attended Marymount Manhattan College and graduated Magna Cum Laude, earning a BFA in Dance with a concentration in jazz. While attending Marymount, Morgan performed works by Twyla Tharp, Pascal Rioult, Kate Skarpetowska, Ray Mercer, Dušan Týnek, and many others, and as a senior was presented the Gold Key in Jazz Dance. Since graduating, Morgan has appeared in concerts and choreographic festivals throughout NYC and teaches barre classes at Physique 57. Morgan began training with Time Lapse Dance in 2016.
Matthew Burtner (Composer), a specialist in concert chamber music and interactive new media, has composed many works that explore the unique acoustical environment of the Arctic. Burtner spent his childhood in the far north of Alaska and this profoundly shaped his musical language. He is the leading expert on the eco-acoustics of snow and ice, and has worked extensively with systems of climatology applied to music. matthewburtner.com
Quentin Chiappetta (Composer) enjoys a diverse career as a composer and sound designer for dance, television, film, and theater. He has scored dozens of independent films and documentaries. His work has been heard at film festivals around the world. He has worked with choreographers including Stephen Koplowitz, Heather Harrington, Mary Anthony, Kevin Wynn, Pat Catterson, Igal Perry and Kun-Yang Lin. Quentin is also composer and musical director for Cirque Le Masque, an international touring circus company. His music can be heard on the television shows The First 48, Decoding Disaster, Detroit SWAT, and has been aired on The Travel Channel, Court TV, Bravo and The Sundance Channel. Theater Projects include David Drake’s Son of Dracula, Joyce Carol Oates’ Bad Girls, and Dan Gordon’s Murder in the First for which he won two Innovative Theatre Awards. Quentin’s collaboration with Jody Sperling began in 1999. He is the director of MediaNoise.
David Ferri (Lighting Designer) has worked with prominent choreographers such as Pina Bausch, Shen Wei, Doug Varone, Yin Mei, Eiko and Koma, Jane Comfort, David Rousseve and Ballet Preljocaj. He has been the Production Manager for the prestigious American Dance Festival since 1996 training upcoming designers in America. Recipient of 1987-1988 BESSIE AWARD for his design of Doug Varone’s Straits and 2000-2001 BESSIE AWARD for Sustained Achievement in Lighting Design. Ferri is the resident Lighting Designer – Technical Director for The Vassar College Dance Department. Ferri was also resident lighting designer and technical director at PS 122 from 1985-1991. Ferri lives in New York between his travels and projects. Ferri has been collaborating with Jody Sperling since 2002.
Amy-Claire Huestis (Visual Artist) makes a space to encounter the mysterious and to suspend a state of wonder in her interdisciplinary practice of expanded painting, light, and experimental media. One of her unique projects is to pioneer the re-invention of the magic lantern projector. She brings the device and its form forward with the contemporary technology of plasma light and with her own painted and shadow-cut light pictures. amyhuestis.com
Mary Jo Mecca (Costume Designer) NY Premiere’s of Rebecca Laziers’ Coming Together/Attica at The Invisible Dog and Zvi Gotheiner: Sky and Water at MUSA! Festival. Also for Lazier: Terminal (2009) at the Joyce SOHO and I Just Like This Music in Nova Scotia. Rashaun Mitchell: Interface at BAC and Nox at St. Marks Church, Barkin/Sellisen Project: Differential Cohomology (2011), Susan Marshall: Atelier project (2010), Brian Brooks: Landing, Deganit Shemy: Narrowline, Jill Johnson: Folding Articulation, Graham Lustig: Vault, Raja Kelly: Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth. Ms. Mecca designs for the Theatre/Dance Department at Princeton University. Mecca studied Couture Design with Miss Alice Sapho of Paris and New York. www.mjmecca.com
Gina Nagy Burns (Textile Artist) is an artist and the founder of The Painted Sole® – Extraordinary Hand-Painted Accessories for Extraordinary People. Gina creates signature hand-painted designs that emerge through collaboration with a broad range of clients, from brides and grooms to performers, choreographers and costume designers. In 2011 Gina launched TPSCreatesTM – an educational initiative that is bringing wearable art & design courses to after school programs across the country. Visit: ThePaintedSole.com and TPSCreates.com.
Omar Zubair (Visual Artist) is utilizing skills developed and continually honed through art practice, scientific experimentation, and trans-ethnographic participation. He has been focusing on expanding the scope of reality by creating a process of bringing back artifacts from the dream place, catalysing the growth of new sensory organs via confocal synaesthetics, and building placetimes & languages from which multi-species groups can come together into temporary superorganisms.