collaborators

"The performers were athletic, graceful and precise...magical and captivating."
Liz Belilovskaya, TimeSquare.com



Robin Neveu Brown is a Virginia Beach, VA native, where she studied dance since elementary school and attended the Governor’s School for the Arts. She then moved to sunny Florida and received her B.F.A. in dance from the University of Florida in 2007. While at UF, Robin centered her studies around dance as a theatre art form and coincidentally met her actor husband and creative partner, Kevin Brown. Since moving to New York, she has had the pleasure of collaborating with choreographers Deganit Shemy and Neta Pulvermacher in addition to her creative mentor, Tara Burns. With these artists she has had amazing performance and teaching opportunities nationally and internationally including The Ringling International Arts Festival, Albania Dance Meeting, and Moscow Footlights-International Festival of Contemporary Dance. Her own dance theatre work has been performed at the American College Dance Festival, NewGrounds Festival, and FLICfest 2012, and will be seen in the Upstart Festival this March. She is also a certified Pilates instructor and loves using her knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics, and movement science to make people stronger and healthier. Robin is currently applying to graduate dance programs for choreography and hopes to start her studies this fall after a tour in Russia and a backpacking trip in Europe this summer. She is endlessly grateful to get to dance alongside such talented ladies and for Tara's friendship and support. Photo of Robin Neveu Brown in "The Soil Project" by Tara Lee Burns.


Diana Deaver (Special Guest) is a Florida native and holds a BA with Honors in Dance Studies with a focus in dance injury and prevention from the University of South Florida. During her time in Tampa Megan performed with Moving Current Dance Collective. Her earlier years consisted of training at Pofahl Studio and apprenticing for Dance Alive National Ballet. After moving to NY Megan began dancing with white road Dance Media/Marisa Gruneberg, with whom she is a founding member. Along with Tara Burns, she has worked with Laura Flowers and currently is creating her own work. Megan is a certified Pilates instructor working around the greater NY area and also teaches Ballet, Modern and creative dance to children of various ages. Photo of Diana Deaver in "The Making of Statues" by Steven Steven Schreiber.


Rebecca Woods received her training from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, and Marymount Manhattan College where she graduated with a degree in Dance and Communications. She has performed with the Juilliard Opera Company, LKB Dance, Chasla, Stephen Kloplowitz, Ali Kenner dance, Sara Joel, Eidolon Ballet in Concert, and Ofelia Loret de Mola. Rebecca teaches Kundalini and theraputic yoga through out Manhattan.


Meg Weeks holds a BA in history from Brown University. While at Brown, she performed works by José Limón, Paul Taylor, Lisa Race, and Pilobolus as part of the university’s modern repertory ensemble, in addition to choreographing her own work. She attended the American Dance Festival in the summers of 2008 and 2011, learning repertory and technique as well as creating original work. Since graduating from college, Meg has performed with Shen Wei Dance Arts in its Tenth Anniversary Season at the Park Avenue Armory, and toured domestically with Lostwax Multimedia Dance. On March 23 and 24, Meg will co-produce a performance at the Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn with friends and collaborators Sophie Schapiro and Paula Aarons. Together, they form the artist collaborative ReGroup Dance, founded in 2010. In April, Meg will attend Performática, a dance festival in Puebla, Mexico as a performer in Sophie Schapiro’s latest work.


Katie Stehura, originally from Columbus, Ohio, received her early training from Tony Calucci as a member of the Collaborative Dance Project. She continued her training in college, where she received her BFA in dance and graduated magna cum laude from The Ohio State University. While there, she performed with local companies The Dance Cure and Columbus Movement Movement as well as the Performance Improvisation Ensemble, of which she was a founding member. She was awarded a grant to train in Vienna, Austria and collaborated with fellow artist Victoria DeRenzo on a two-year long dance research project. Their choreography has been presented in Columbus, Akron, Tampa, Jersey City, Brooklyn and Queens. After graduating, Katie moved to Brooklyn, New York where she is currently living, dancing and making work. She has worked with artists Emily Faulkner, Nicole Smith, Kendra Portier, Lisa Race, and Jenna Riegel and is currently a teaching artist and choreographer for ARTS By The People.


Past collaborators include Megan Bascom, Julie Bordonaro, Audrey Lane Ellis, Collette Krogal & Matthew Reeves.