Thanks to our Bloggers for John Jasperse Company - Kitty Daniels, Sara daSilva and Kamla Hurst.
Kitty Daniels is the Chair of the Dance Department at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. She began her professional career as a ballet dancer, performing with companies in the United States and Europe. She continued her performing career in modern dance, performing with the Bill Evans Dance Company, Concert Dance Company of Boston and Beth Soll and Dancers as well as numerous Seattle independent choreographers including Pat Graney, Long Nguyen, Erin Matthiessen and Wade Madsen. Nationally-known as a teacher of ballet, modern dance and dance kinesiology, she has taught at the Bill Evans Summer Institutes of Dance, London Contemporary Dance School, California State University Summer Arts Programs, University of Washington, Boston University, Mount Holyoke College and Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts, and has been guest company teacher to the Mark Morris Dance Group. She has worked clinically as a dance kinesiologist, assisting kinesiologist Karen Clippinger. She holds a B.A. from Goddard College and an M.A. in Dance Kinesiology from Lesley College.
Sara daSilva is a dancer, writer, Seattle city dweller, and lover of curious and passionate art. Ballet broke her heart, and modern is mending it...slowly.
Kamla Hurst is the Director of Development at the UW World Series. She enjoys films that feature prison dance numbers, and daydreams about being NASA's second artist in residence.