New Zealand-born choreographer and filmmaker, Corey Baker, moved from ballet training to owning his own dance company. After rejection from New Zealand School of Dance, he trained in Sydney, leading to opportunities in Europe. His choreography career flourished in the U.K., where he balanced dancing, teaching, and choreographing before focusing solely on choreography. Corey's work tackles activism and innovation, addressing climate change and pushing ballet and art boundaries.
Pascalle Paerel and Hannah de Klein founded The Fashion Composers to address the lack of dancer representation in commercial and fashion contexts and enhance the quality of movement-focused advertisements.
Loughlan Prior is an award-winning choreographer and creative director. We had the opportunity to explore his career as the Artistic Director of Lo | Co Arts and Choreographer in Residence at the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Charlotte Edmonds, a talented choreographer, received her first commission at sixteen and has created many works. She has studied at top ballet schools and worked with famous companies. Her recent projects include exploring dance and dyslexia, making a short film about depression, and directing and choreographing a new dance film.
Shih-Huai Liang is a Taiwanese ballet dancer. Despite the challenges posed by limited accessibility to ballet in Taiwan, he tirelessly pursued a world-class classical ballet education to become a professional dancer in the U.S., New Zealand, and Korea. In 2019, fueled by his unwavering passion, he founded the Master Class Project Taiwan, leaving a lasting impact on the local dance community.
An exclusive interview with CODA Founder, Rebecca Haw, about the trajectory of CODA and their exciting future plans to innovate in the dance space.
DanceHive is a platform for dancers to connect and offer/request hospitality for dance-related activities such as auditions, training, and performances.
Aya Okumura's rise to the top involved being unexpectedly let go from a company, negotiating her way into a new company, and ultimately believing in her value as a dancer.
Sae Hyun Kwon, founder of Movement Momm, shares her international career, the inspiration behind Movement Momm, and her goal to impact audiences through physical movement.