Christopher Bloom is from Middletown, VA where he started training at the Vostrikov Academy of Ballet at the age of 15. Christopher trained as a scholarship student at the Ballet and Contemporary Dance Programs in the School at Jacob’s Pillow under Anna-Marie Holmes and Milton Myers. Since graduating from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Dance program in 2012, he has performed and toured with the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company and Parsons Dance performing masterworks by David Parsons, Igal Perry, and Ohad Naharin across several continents. Christopher joined Ballet Hispanico in 2013 and has since originated roles in works by Edgar Zendejas, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and Eduardo Vilaro.
Antonio Brown is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, where he began his dance training at the Cleveland School of the Arts. In 2007, he received his BFA from The Juilliard School under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes. While there, he had the opportunity to perform works by Jose Limon, Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian, Eliot Feld, Aszure Barton, Jessica Lang, Susan Marshall, Larry Keigwin, among others. Mr. Brown has also worked with Nilas Martins Dance Company, Stephen Pier and Sidra Bell Dance New York. Antonio is currently dancing with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Camille A. Brown & Dancers and is grateful to share his gifts and talents with the world.
isaies santamaria perez
Born in France, Isaies studied dance in Paris at Latin and tropical dance School and at Rick Odums School of Ballet Jazz. During his free time, he took classes with his mentor Dominique Lesdema and he also studied break dance and develop his own moves in different session.
Isaies worked with Latin jazz company as Isis Figaro Team and french choreographers such as Alexandra Lemoine et Tatiana Seguin. Also, he has been part of "You Can Dance", the French television version of “So You think you can dance”.
Recently, Isaies moved to New York to broaden his horizon and vision to study
at Peridance Capezio Center. He is now working with Dash Ensemble ( Gregory
Dolbashian) and Manuel Vignoulle.
Christopher Ralph was born and raised in Long Island, N.Y. He began his dance training at Holy Trinity High School, where he was accepted into the theater/dance program led by Cathy Murphy and James Whore. While training at school he simulataneously attended classes at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway, with teachers such as Peter Schabel, Dorrit Koppel, Frank Hatchett and Chio Yamada. In 2005, Christopher attended SUNY Purchase to complete his BFA in Dance.
Christopher has performed works by Lauri Stallings, Nick Ross, Yung-li Chen, and Doug Varone. He also toured with CorbinDances during the fall of 2009. Christopher has performed in many spaces throughout his career, including Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre, Reverb Festival, DRA events, Dance Theatre Workshop, and The Joyce Soho.
Lauren Santos is originally from the island of Guam where she began her training at a local studio. She then went on to study Theatre & Dance at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received her B.F.A. During her time at UH, she was fortunate to have had the opportunity to perform works by Paul Taylor, Robert Battle, and Camille A. Brown. After graduation, she moved to New York to further pursue her career in dance and has been very blessed to have performed for choreographers such as Brice Mousset, Lane Gifford, Marlena Wolfe and Baila Society. She is very happy to be dancing with The Dash Ensemble.
Elena Valls was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. Graduated from SUNY Purchase with a B.F.A cum laude in 2011. Miss Valls had the privilege of studying dance and Kung fu at Taipei National University of the Arts in Taipei, Taiwan. Elena has worked with various choreographers like, Huang Yi, Idan Sharabi, Korhan Basaran, Gregory Dolbashian, Samuel Pott, Astrid Von Ussar, Peter Pucci, Nicholas Andre,and performed Paul Taylor's Company B staged by Patrick Corbin. Elena is honored to be part of The Dash Ensemble.