WHO IS WHO
Director / Choreographer Mexico City (1979)
Is a former member of The Bill T.Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (2003-2015). He trained at The National School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in México City where his professional career started with Company Barro rojo in 1997. In 2004 he was mentioned as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch”article. He holds a fellowship in Choreography from The New York Foundation for the Arts, a Fund for New Work/Harlem Stage (05,10) and received México’s National Grant FONCA ”Ejecutantes” (2003-2005). As faculty Erick has been fortunate to teach dance technique for Festival Graciela Moreno, San Jose de Costa Rica, The National Ballet Academy of Beijing, The International Project for Dance and Performing Arts in Rome, Italy, Festival Cuerpo al Descubierto in México City and The Tisch School for the Arts among others international acclaimed Institutions. Erick Has collaborated with artists such as Stephen Petronio, Colleen Thomas, Bill Young, Jennifer Nugent, Moving Theater, Alicia Sánchez,Yin Mei, DJ Spooky, DBR, Sam Crawford, Malcolm Low and Yara Travieso; showing his own work in venues including River to River Dance Festival, La MaMa Experimental Theater/International Series, E-Moves at Harlem Stage The Gatehouse, Movement Research at Judson Church, CPR, Dixon Place, DUMBO Dance Festival, La Mama International Series and The Blatino & Boogie Dance Series at BAAD since 2003.
His work has been commissioned by DaDa Dance Project, Lotería Performing Arts, Barro Rojo and The México Now Festival in New York City. In addition, Montes is a 500Hrs Meditation and Yoga instructor who also volunteers his services for recovery and healing communities through non-profit organizations in New York City.
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Kailey McCrudden received a BFA in dance from temple university in may 2015, summa cum laude, performing in works by andrea miller and larry keigwin. now a NYC based choreographer and dancer,
kailey's work has been performed at various venues in NYC, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Atlanta. Kailey is currently a community actionist dancer at gibney dance center, in addition to dancing for tyke dance, Erick Montes/Danceable Projects, MizantyMoves, Designated Movement, Nikki and the noise, among others. she also teaches contemporary forms classes at Gibney Dance Center. her work has been
commissioned by Nacre Dance Company, Ballet Forte, and Triskelion Arts.In addition to this McCrudden is a 2014 Diamond Research Scholars grant recipient.
Zoe Allocco never knows how to answer the question “where are you from?” She moved around growing up and feels that everywhere she lived played a special part in who she is. This brings her to SUNY Purchase College where she graduated in 2013 with a BFA in dance. She has had the pleasure of performing with David Dorfman Dance for the opening day of The Met Breuer Museum. She is currently performing with Renee Gerardo Dances, Kinesis Project, and Erick Montes/Danceable Projects.
Zach L. Denison
Zachary L. Denison moved from Northwest Arkansas to NYC in 2000.
Studied acting at AMDA, The Actors Studio, Actor’s Workshop under the late Mike Nichols and The Ailey School. Former member of STEPS ensemble, Bway tours of “CATS”, The Music Man and West
Side Story, Sean Curran Company, Gibney Dance Company, Kinesis Project; he had the pleasure of dancing for, Fire Island Dance Festival, NYMF, The Public Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, Lar Lubovitch, Larry Keigwin, Heidi Latsky, Alexandra Beller, Malcom Low, Mario Zambrano, Jody Oberfelder, Renee Gerardo, Christopher Williams, Michou Szabo and Brice Mousset among others. This is his first season with Erick Montes/Danceable Projects.