September 24, 2014

Dancers

Gabrielle Girard (Birmingham, MI) has trained in pre-professional programs with Ellison Ballet, Alonzo King LINES, Forrest Academy of Ballet New York,
The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago and the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. She has performed at Lincoln Center for YAGP’s “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala and the Museum of Contemporary Art for the Joffrey Ballet Academy of Dance in Chicago. 

Tori Hey (Chester, NJ) is a seasoned Arch Ballet dancer, rising from apprentice to soloist since 2014. She holds a BFA in Dance from Fordham University Ailey School. Her performances with Arch Ballet have taken her to Lincoln Center, Abrons Art Center Playhouse, Sheen Center, The Davenport Theatre, and more. She currently tours with Ballets with a Twist and formerly danced with American Swiss Ballet. She has graced stages such as The Joyce and Park Avenue Armory, and was a movement artist in Bessie Award nominated Nick Cave’s “The Let Go”. She has trained under Alexandra Wells, Ernesta Corvino, Linda Kent, Francesca Harper, and Talin Kenar, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, and the Complexions Pre-Professional Program. She is an ABT certified instructor, Arch Ballet Technique instructor, and teaches Sheena Annalise’s repertoire throughout the country. 

Seth Ives (Colorado) is a new dancer for Arch Ballet. He has worked as a soloist for The New York Metropolitan Opera and New York Theatre Ballet, carrying out classic works by Anthony Tudor, August de Mille, and more. He is a graduate of the Denver School of the Arts, and has trained at The Academy of Colorado Ballet and The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia.

Aoi Ohno (Kanazawa, Japan) is a veteran Arch Ballet dancer since 2015. She also dances with Jon Lehrer Dance Company, Ballet Nepantla, and guests for Brooklyn Ballet. She has previously danced for Albano Ballet, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Impact Movement Collective and RAKUDO (Japan). She is a graduate of The Ailey School and Tokyo Visual Arts vocational school. Her performances with Arch Ballet have taken her to Lincoln Center, Abrons Art Center Playhouse, Sheen Center, The Davenport Theatre, and more.

Nathan Rommel (Kansas City) joined Arch Ballet in 2019. He is a graduate of Hope College, has performed as a soloist in Chicago Repertory Ballet’s production of Macbeth by Wade Schaaf. He has also worked with Odyssey Dance Theater and Jon Lehrer Dance Company. The choreographers he has worked with include Ray Mercer and Peter Chu.