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Jamie Arnold is a local dance and yoga educator and performing artist. She currently teaches at the Lincoln School, FestivalBallet, and Chance to Dance and is choreographing Hendricken High Schools spring musical. She is a performing artist in Aerplaye's dance company, as well as with, Betsy Miller and Stephanie Turner's dance works. Jamie received her B.A. in Dance from Rhode Island College in 2011.
Kim Johnson Gardiner is a 2008 graduate of Rhode Island College with a BA in Dance Performance. In 2004 she graduated from the Boston Dance Teachers Training Program. Kim was a recipient of the RIC dance performance Special Talent Scholarship and a 2004 recipient of the Rosemary H. Medeiros Scholarship for the Performing Arts. Throughout her four years at RIC, Kim was a member of the Dance Company. Since 2004, Kim has been a faculty member at Rosemary’s School Dance Education in Warren and Tiverton, Rhode Island where she teaches modern, jazz, tap, ballet and hip-hop. In 2008 Kim attended and received a scholarship to study at the Bates College Dance Festival. She has also participated in the 2009 Frazier Festival. Kim performed in the 2010 Rhode Island College Faculty/Alumni show with choreographer and former RIC faculty member Olase Freeman. Kim has been dancing with Lostwax Dance Company since 2010. With Lostwax she has performed in BLINKING, SEVEN VElLS and PARTICULAR.
Amanda Narciso is a graduate of Salve Regina University where she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and minored in Dance. She is the reigning Miss Massachusetts 2013 and represented her state at Miss America held this past September in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She teaches dance and pageant preparation at three performing arts schools in New England. Amanda performed in last season's A+B show and is honored to once again work with Ali Kenner Brodsky and her talented dancers.
Emily Sulock is a graduate of Salve Regina University with a BA in English Communications and a double minor in dance and theater. Originally from Haddonfield, NJ, Emily began her training at a young age with Mulford Dance Studio under the direction of Kim Mulford-Farmer and later trained with Donna Tambussi at Tambussi’s Studio. While at Salve she was a member and choreographer for the Extensions Dance Company as well as Public Relations Coordinator of Salve’s largest student run organization, SRU Dance. During her time with Extensions she worked with various choreographers such as Lindsay Guarino, Ali Kenner Brodsky, Jodi Leigh Allen, Joe Celej, and Melissa Gendreau. She also had the opportunity to perform in pieces selected for ACDFA, as well as choreographed pieces selected for the informal shows. Emily currently dances with Urbanity Dance and teaches at Boss Academy of Performing Arts and Newport Academy of Ballet.
Kyle Vincent Terry hails from Chicago Illinois. He formerly served as Artistic Director of Chicago Dance Crash and still works with a bunch of movement miscreants known as TheMASSIVE. He is currently an MFA candidate at Brown/Trinity Rep as an actor. He'll be released upon his own recognizance in 2016. He is excited to be working with AKB for the first time and has a blast!