ARTHUR TRACE YEAMES
Trace Yeames is exhilarated to be joining Hanna Q Dance Company for her upcoming works. He grew up in Princeton NJ, and Chapel Hill NC. He owes most of his training to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and London Contemporary Dance School. He has Danced professionally with Douglas Dunn, Septime Weber “ Alice in Wonderland” , Greyzone Dance
company, and Zoemotion.
MARIA CARMEN FALIVENE
Maria Carmen Falivene is from Salerno, Italy. She started dance at a very early age, attending "Artestudio di Loredana Mutalipassi” where she trained in ballet, contemporary and modern dance. In 2019 Maria Carmen moved to New York City to enroll in the Certificate program at The Ailey School. During her training she had the pleasure to work with choreographers such as Jacqulyn Buglisi, Milton Myers, Max Luna III, Janice Rosario, Levi Marsman, Ronald K Brown, Adrienne Hurd and Hollie Wright.
She has participated in intensives at The Ailey school, Philadanco, Martha Graham school. As a member of the Ailey Student Performance Group, she has learned Ailey repertory works under the direction of Mr. Freddie Moore. Maria Carmen graduated from The Ailey School Certificate Program, class of 2022.
She is very excited to be working with Hanna Q Dance Company.
Giorgia Picano is originally from Formia, Italy. She began dancing at a very early age at ''Centro Art Studio'' and began her professional training at the age of 19 at ''École Supérieure de Danse Jazz'' in Nice, France, where she graduated in 2019. Giorgia has performed works by Serge Alzetta and Genevieve Blanchard, touring in Italy and France with ''AEDJ Group'' and ''Les Ballets Serge Alzetta''. When in France she also received the EAT diploma and AEDJ diploma. She was awarded a scholarship to attend a Summer Intensive by the choreographer Alex Atzewi, and she attended several intensive programs directed by Alessandro Rende, with internationally renowned teachers and choreographers. In 2019 she moved to New York City to train in the Scholarship Program at The Ailey School. At Ailey, she has had the opportunity to perform works by Jessica Castro and, as a part of the Ailey Student Performance Group, works by Patrick Coker, Hollie Wright, Amy Hall Garner, and excerpts of Alvin Ailey’s Repertory. She completed her studies at Ailey in May 2022.
Giorgia started working with Hanna Q Dance Company in the Spring of 2022 , and is happy to be back starting another season with Hanna Q.
John graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in May of 2020 with a BFA in Dance and minors in East Asian Civilization and History. In June of 2022, he graduated from Drexel University with a MS in Arts Administration and Museum leadership. In addition, he is a certified aerial hoop/ lyra instructor. At NYU, he performed works by Wayne McGregor, Sidra Bell, Jim Martin, Ryan Mason, and Emilie Camacho. After graduating, John worked on projects with the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation, Yu.S.Artistry, Elizabeth Burr Dance, Vive Khamsingsavath, TheatreZone, and was also a junior artist with the Ajkun Ballet Theatre.
Johnwas a former company dancer with the Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre, Hanna Q Dance Company, and WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company. Recently, he completed JV2
where he refined his physical theatre skills. John is thrilled to be dancing with Hanna Q Dance Company again
Ellie Lehman, originally from Tacoma, Washington, moved to New York City at the age of 18 to train full time with The Joffrey Ballet School. Since completing her studies, she has gone on to perform with Linda Diamond & Company, Dance HUB Barcelona, Diwakar Performing Artists, and Reaction Dance Company. She is ecstatic to be joining Hanna Q Dance Company and is looking forward to greater developing her artistry and skills as a mover.
In Active Memberse
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.
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.
Jose' Miguel Medina Perez
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.
FORMER HQ DANCERS
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Christian De Luna -Zuno
Jonathan Matthews- Guzman
Pepe Serrano Goden
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.