Meet the Guest Dancers and Actors of Mad Li(m)bs!

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Guest Actors/Improvisers:

Andréa Moser is a polymath who recently looked up that word. Her background: a BFA in Theatre Performance, improv (Seattle Theatresports, Flanagan’s Wake, Late Night Catechism), sketch comedy (The Show), a tiny bit of Treteau technique, some singing, dancing, and whatnot. Local experience: the Alchemist, Milwaukee Metro Voices, In Tandem, Luminous Theatre, Bunny Gumbo’s Combat Theatre, and Sunset’s Bug-in-a-Rug program. Favorite commercial credits: taking a cymbal crash to the head and voicing a milkshake.

 

Guest Dancers:

Bobby Miles started dancing at the age of two at his aunt’s dance studio, studying jazz and tap. Later, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a BA in dance. He also accredits his training to the Milwaukee Ballet II, American Ballet Theatre, and Giordano Dance Chicago. Bobby has recently premiered in DPC’s Dance In or Take Out (2016) and Handel’s Bestiary (2017). Currently, Bobby will be moving to NYC to pursue theatre and dance. Bobby wants to thank DPC for inviting him as their guest again in Mad Li(m)bs.

 

Christa Smutek studied at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and received her B.S. in Movement Science from the School of Kinesiology, graduating with distinction and University Honors. Christa has performed professionally with companies including ArtLab J Dance, Next Level Dance Company, SueMo Dance Company, and Danceworks Performance Company. Her recent industry performances include the 2017 Strike a Pose, Make a Promise Gala for AIDS Resource Center, the Wisconsin ESPY Awards on ESPN, and the Purple Veins Prince Tribute Tour. In addition to dancing, Christa has been teaching and choreographing for 9 years. Her contemporary choreography has been showcased at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival 2014, 2015, Detroit Dance City Festival 2015, Detroit Dance Film Festival 2015, 2016, 2017, Motor City Choreographer Collective 2015, 2016, Brighton Dance Festival 2015, Dance Canvas 2016, RADfest Midwest 2016, Milwaukee Fringe Festival 2016, 2017 and Columbus Arts Festival 2017. Christa has also taught master classes and set guest choreography in Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, Missouri, Georgia, New Jersey, Canada, and the Virgin Islands. She is currently the Associate Artistic Director of SueMo Dance Company in Milwaukee, WI, as well as the pre-professional Co-Director at Studio One Dance Company. In 2016 she established herself as Christa Smutek LLC.

 

Morgan “Mo” Williams is a Chicago native. He attended Chicago Academy for the Arts where he had the pleasure and privilege of studying under Randy Duncan, Guillermo Leyva, and Anna Paskveska. At 18 years of age he received his first contract with Dance Kaleidoscope; from there, he danced with numerous concert companies such as Momenta Dance Company, Cerqua Rivera, Joel Hall & Dancers, Chicago Dance Crash, Deeply Rooted, and Eisenhower Dance. Mo has also been featured on “SYTYCD” Season 10 and was an L.A Finalist Season 11. Additional performance credits include Detroit Opera House productions of Aida, Pearl Fishers, Carmina Burana, Mac Cosmetics, and ESPN Wisconsin Sports Awards. In addition to his professional credits he has taught classes for many studios, dance conventions, and workshops across the United States. He is currently on staff at Studio One Dance Company as the Co-director of the Pre- Professional program. Mo is also the proud co-founder of SueMo: A Dance Experience, Milwaukee’s newest contemporary fusion dance company. His choreography credits include music artists such as Ginuwine and Pretty Lights. He has showcased his choreography at Motorcity Movement, Urbanite, Columbus Arts Festival, Milwaukee Fringe Festival, and most recently was appointed head choreographer for Purple Veins – The Essential Prince Tribute Band.

 

Zach Schorsch holds his BFA in Dance from UW-Milwaukee. While living in Milwaukee, Zach has performed for local choreographers and devisers including Maria Gillespie, Dani Kuepper, Deb Loewen, Joelle Worm, Kirk Thomsen, and Posy Knight. Exploring his voice as a choreographer, Zach’s body of work has been presented in Cooperative Performance Milwaukee’s One Act Festival, Danceworks DanceLAB’s Art to Art and previous GET IT OUT THERE showcases.


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