Sara Bibik

From Manitowoc, WI, Sara was a founding member of River North Dance Chicago. She transitioned seamlessly to RNDC Workshop Director and Artistic Administrator after retiring from the stage. Passionate about training and mentoring future generations of dancers, Sara...

Ginger Jensen

Originally from Nebraska, Ginger followed her ambition to Chicago to pursue the more abundant opportunities in dance. She was the founding artistic and executive director of Renegade Dance Architects (of Chicago), where she cultivated donor relationships, tripled...

Julie Nakagawa

From Evanston, Illinois, Julie was a featured dancer with Christopher D’Amboise’s Off Center Ballet, Cleveland Ballet, and Twyla Tharp Dance. She has also performed in Ruth Page’s Nutcracker and Die Fledermaus. Returning to Chicago upon her retirement from...

Cole Vernon

COLE VERNON, from Sonoma County, CA, has had the pleasure of performing internationally as well as throughout the U.S. with companies such as DanceWorks Chicago, River North Dance Chicago, Ballet Hispanico, and now Bruce Wood Dance of Dallas, TX. Cole received his BFA...