Sophia Michitson from Haverhill, Massachusetts, discovered her passion for dance at a young age. She started dancing at her mother’s dance studio, The Center for Performing Arts in Methuen when she was three years old. Sophia has been a model for costume company, Dansco since she was eight years old and she appears in several of their catalogs. Sophia trained pre-professionally at prestigious schools such as, The Bolshoi Ballet Summer Intensive in Connecticut, The American Academy of Ballet, Koltun Ballet Academy, and in 2014 she was accepted into The Joffrey Ballet School’s Trainee Program. In 2017 Sophia studied at Broadway Dance Center’s Professional Semester Program in NYC. After completing ProSem at eighteen years old, Sophia was eager to start working. Sophia danced professionally with contemporary companies, XY Dance Project and SHIFT Dance Collective; she also appears in the feature film 306 Hollywood. In 2018 Sophia was offered a contract with Royal Caribbean as a production cast dancer; she sailed through Southeast Asia aboard The Voyager of the Seas. In 2019 Sophia received a second contract with Royal Caribbean as a production cast dancer aboard The Rhapsody of the Seas. She is happy to be with Hanna Q Dance Company since 2021 .
Lexi was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She started dancing at a very early age and has always wanted to be a professional dancer. She has trained in classical ballet, contemporary ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, swing, tap, African, and acro. Lexi grew up dancing at Dance Explosions and also went to school at Central Memorial High School and graduated from the Performing Visual Arts Dance program. Lexi has a certificate from The Ailey school and specializes in contemporary and ballet movement. Lexi spent summer’s training with Alberta Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Joffrey Ballet and Hubbard Street. Lexi was a part of the Ailey Student Performance Group and New Director’s Choreography Lab in New York. She is excited to start her new journey in the professional world and for the opportunity to work with Hanna Q Dance Company.
Giorgia Picano is originally from Italy. She began her professional training at the age of 19 at "École
Supérieure de Danse Jazz" in France, where she graduated in 2019. She toured in Italy and
France as a member of the "AEDJ Group" and "Les Ballets Serge Alzetta". In 2019 she moved to New York City to train
in the Scholarship Program at The Ailey School. Here she completed her studies in May 2022. She is excited to now be a member of Hanna Q Dance Company.
Originally from Connecticut, Joseph Heitman is a graduate of the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and the University of Hartford, Hartt Dance Division. Joseph graduated from the Hartt School Magna Cum Laude in 2017. Trained in Ballet, Limón, and various Hip Hop styles, Joseph pulls from a large movement vocabulary to create choreography. At the Hartt School Joseph had the opportunity to work with renowned choreographers such as Gregory Dolbashian, Norbert de la Cruz III, Doug Varone, and Stephen Pier. He has performed at prestigious theatres such as The Joyce Theater, Dixon Place, The Actors Fund Arts Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Salvatore Capezio Theater and The Mohegan Sun Arena. Joseph is a company member at Yu.S.Artistry and a former company member of Hanna Q Dance Company, Peter and Co., and Abarukas. Joseph is looking forward working with Hanna Q Dance Company this season again.
Nathan Rommel is currently a soloist at New York Theatre Ballet. Past performance highlights include original works by Ray Mercer, Davis Robertson, and a world-premiere choreographed by Peter Chu. He has been privileged to travel the world, dancing with companies such as Jon Lehrer Dance Company, Chicago Repertory Ballet, and Arch Ballet. Nathan is ecstatic to be performing with Hanna Q Dance Company !
Alonso Ojeda is originally from Guadalajara, Mexico where he began his professional career at the age of 21. His persistence and tenacity
have led him to perform in great shows on stages and companies
around many cities from USA, UK, France and Mexico.
He dance Mexican Folkloric Dance, Modern Dance, Alonso also does arials and Yoga.
He has danced with Hanna Q Dance Company on and off when not travelling the world performing as a freelance artist. He can also be seen perform with Calpulli Mexican Folkloric Group.
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Jose is Dominican, but grew up in Barcelona, Spain. He started his dance training in hip-hop and other commercial styles at 13 years old. He progressed to ballet, contemporary, and jazz at 17 years old. He now has a scholarship for the certification program at Peridance Capecio Center.
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LOVISA LJUNGQVIST BRINSON
Lovisa started dancing at the age of four and has continued dancing and performing with Delaware Dancers School in Dingmans Ferry, PA. She is a student of Johanna LjungQvist-Brinson. Lovisa is one of the founding dancers/member of Hanna Q Dance Company and has been performing with HQ since the very beginning May 2013.
She graduated Cum Lade 2021 with a Bachelor degree in Neuroscience from The University of Pittsburgh, and will continue to pursue her Phd.
Lovisa will continue dance with HQDC when her time allows her.
Sofia was born in Rome, Italy. She started dancing when she was 4 years old in her hometown. She trained in ballet, contemporary and modern technique. During her studies, she performed in many competitions and shows all over Italy, getting good results. Between 2016-2017, Sofia won a scholarship for the Italian contemporary company “MOTUS”, in Siena. At the end of 2017 Sofia moved to New York where she is currently living. She is studying in the certificate program of Peridance Capezio Center, under the direction of Igal Perry. Currently Sofia joined the Hanna Q dance company based in New York.
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