A collaboration of Adam Larsen and Sue Schroeder
Sue Schroeder–Choreographic Direction
Adam Larsen–Film Direction
Videography: simon gentry
Collaborating Performers: Nicki Morath, Rose Shields, Scott Wheet
Composer: Mario Diaz de Leon (Music: Sacrament
simon gentry (Videographer)has over 20 years of experience as a photographer and cinematographer, with over 10 of those years spent capturing dance-still and moving images. In addition, Simon has worked in non-profit outreach programs using art to inspire youth as well as senior citizens. In 2018, Simon Gentry became the first Resident Artist at Core Dance.
Nikki Morath, a native of South Carolina, received her BFA in dance from Point Park University. Nikki has performed and taught with Clancyworks Dance in Washington, DC and is currently the Company Director at The Studio Atlanta Dance. Nikki is thrilled to embark on her second season with Core Dance. She possesses a strong desire to expand and share her knowledge of the arts, and is equally excited by the opportunity to give back to the community and to other artists who are looking to progress their craft!
Rose Shields received her BFA in Dance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2007. Hailing from Duluth, GA, Rose developed her love for dancing under the tutelage of Peter Garick at the Duluth School of Ballet and then with Danita Emma, Clay McCloud, and Michael Garrison at North Atlanta Dance Academy. Rose has performed throughout the Southeast with UNCSA's multidisciplinary outreach program Open Dream Ensemble. Now residing in Atlanta, Rose has had the privilege to dance with Bubba Carr, T. Lang, Serenbe Playhouse, and Brooks & Company Dance, Core Dance as well as teach dance with GoodMoves. She was featured on ArtsATL as one of 30 Under 30 creatives in Atlanta. In 2010, Rose was welcomed into Atlanta's circus community where she found her love for aerial dance and acrobatics.
Scott Wheet - Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Scott began dancing at the age of 17. In 2015,S cott graduated summa cum laude from Troy University with a BFA in Dance. On the journey from academia until now, Scott has received mentorship from Kristin O’Neal, Dominique Angel, Kyle Abraham, Tracy Gilland, Claudia Lavista, Pamela Pietro, Jen Nugent, Robbie Cook, and many others. Since graduating and moving to Atlanta, Scott has performed with T. Lang Dance, Staibdance, Fly on a Wall and Core Dance.