Vinnie Jones is a freelance dancer and choreographer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her early training in Portsmouth, NH, and then went on to get a BFA from the University of Utah. She has danced professionally with San Diego Ballet, Ballet Tucson, Menlowe Ballet and LaMov Compania de Danza of Spain. Her choreography has been performed in Arizona, Spain, Mexico, and around the Bay Area. She has choreographed a number of award winning pieces for the advanced competition teams of Menlo Park Academy of Dance as well as Act I of the Nutcracker with Pacific Ballet. Vinnie is a co-founder of em(body) dance project.
A Bay Area native, Charlotte received professional training from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program in San Francisco. Her professional experience includes an internship at the Staatstheater Kassel, contracts with Menlowe Ballet and ZiRu Dance, and festivals including Gummitwist, Tanz Karlsruhe, and Labor Manifest. Most recently, Charlotte performed at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco with members of the SF homeless community. She co-founded The Human Project, a dance program for homeless citizens at the Episcopal Community Services in San Francisco. (P.C. Jason Lam)
A native of Fremont, California, Naomi Sailors has trained and worked with notable dance organizations in the Bay Area including Ballet San Jose, The New Ballet, and Menlowe Ballet, performing works by choreographers such as Dalia Rawson and Michael Lowe. Currently a company dancer with Menlowe Ballet, Naomi also serves as resident choreographer and ballet master for the New Ballet Company and Studio Company. She has choreographed numerous works for the New Ballet and em(body) Dance Project, and has presented at the Woman Ballet Choreographers and Composers Residency at Djerassi. Naomi is a co-founder of em(body) Dance Project.