Director and choreographer
Holly Stone is a dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and educator currently based in the Greater Boston Area. Currently teaching through Arthur Murray Dance Studios, they are the Resident Choreographer for Wanderlust Theatre, and have created dance films for festivals internationally. Recent theater choreography credits include CATS and SOUTH PACIFIC for Quincy Musical Theatre, A NEW BRAIN for FSU Theatre, and CANDIDE for FSU Opera. Their backgrounds in ballet, contemporary, and ballroom dance allow them to move seamlessly between genres and challenge expectations of gender and partnership. Holly is an interdisciplinary alchemist who seeks to synthesize art and science: They hold an MFA in Dance from Florida State University and a Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering & Neuroscience from Syracuse University.
Production assistant and dramaturg
Casey Copeland is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and researcher currently based in North Florida. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with her BFA in Dance from Florida State University and is pursing her MA in Dance at Florida State University. Copeland has had the privilege to train under Anjali Austin, Ilana Goldman, Jawole Willa Zollar, Tim Glenn, Gwen Welliver, and Dr. Tom Welsh. Copeland currently serves as head instructor and artistic director for the Dance Workshop in Perry FL and has directed productions of Alice in Wonderland, Thumbelina, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast, and Jungle Book. As a researcher her work delves into the under-explored areas of mental health, wellness and communication for dancers. Her work seeks to discover what exists now and what the future can become.