Lauren Naslund has been dancing with Andrew Jannetti & Dancers since 1985. She grew up in Chicago, where she began her modern dance studies with Frances Allis. She holds degrees in biology from the University of Chicago and Harvard University. While pursuing her studies, she danced in Chicago with A Dance Ensemble and in the Boston area with the Performing Arts Ensemble and the Massachusetts Dance Ensemble. Lauren moved to New York in 1984 to work with the theater/dance company Plath/Taucher Productions. She joined Anna Sokolow's Players' Project in 1989, and continues to work with its successor company, the Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble, as a performer and assistant in the reconstruction of Sokolow repertory. She has performed the work of Charles Weidman and Doris Humphrey with Deborah Carr's Theatre Dance Ensemble and under the direction of Gail Corbin, and also works with Rae Ballard's Thoughts in Motion. Lauren has taught dance technique and repertory workshops in New York City and in France.

Lauren Naslund in “Mother, May I” at the Cunningham Studio, NYC

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Jessica Lewis began dancing when she was 2 years old.  She began to make dances when she was 5 years old, under the supervision and mentorship of Andrew Jannetti, and has been a featured choreographer in many major dance festivals throughout the New York area. She has been studying acting, dance, choreography, music, music composition, film, and writing, since a very young age in New York City, where she has lived her whole life. She attended LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and the Performing Arts, from which she graduated with national honors as a vocal major (focusing on jazz and classical music). She was a member of the 92nd Street Y "Young Master's Company," and has performed with the Anna Sokolow Theater Dance Ensemble. Jessica has studied at the Joffrey Ballet School, Ellen Robbins, Dancewave Inc., Alvin Aliey School of Dance, The Martha Graham Studio, Merce Cunningham Studio, Jessica Nicoll, Diane Jacobowitz, Jeanette Stoner, Jay T. Jenkins, Tara Summerville, Janet Panetta, Anabella Lenzu, and Kathy Posin. She has been a junior member, and now a member, of Andrew Jannetti & Dancers, since she was thirteen. Jessica teaches throughout the New York area (all ages) in modern dance, choreography, creative movement, gymnastics, and tumbling, as well as teaching health education and P.E., and the humanities. Jessica is also an experienced theater and music educator, and coaches students of all ages privately or in small groups. A specialty of hers is audition preparation in all the arts, and college and high school advisement. 

Andrew Jannetti & Jessica Lewis in “Moods Swing” Cunningham Studio, NYC choreography by Jessica Lewis

Eveline Kleinjans is a dancer and dance educator from the Netherlands. She got her BA in Dance in Education with a minor in General Arts Education in 2012. She started dancing at the age of 5 (improvisation based dance and jazz). During high school she choreographed for the musical "Foxtrot" by Annie M.G. Schmidt that was performed in 2006. While in the Netherlands she performed in pieces by Caurena Bernabela, Sanne van der Put and Lorenzo Borella. She taught classes in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Ballet and has choreographed all different ages and levels.After graduating for her dance degree in 2012 she received a scholarship from the VSB fund to study Simonson Technique in New York City. She started in September 2012 as a VISA student at Dance New Amsterdam and after their closing in October 2013 she resumed her program at Steps on Broadway. Since she moved to New York she performed in works by Diane McCarthy, Katiti King, Laurie DeVito, Akiko Tomikawa, Mei Yamanaka, Andrew Jannetti, Jana Hicks and Marijke Eliasberg. She is a founding member of Jessica Lewis Arts.

Gina Marie Borden is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, where she majored in dance and completed a program in women’s leadership. Her senior piece was a solo created collaboratively with former Trisha Brown Dance Company member Mariah Maloney. She has performed in works by Susan Rethorst, Beth Gill, and Lance Gries at New York Live Arts, and in a work by Jon Kinzel at Miller Theater. Borden choreographed Columbia University’s 119th Annual Varsity Show, performed a solo in GROUNDPLAN at La Plaza Cultural, and created work for Fete de l’Hurricane at Red Bean Studios. Other performance credits include Ferrum by Carte Blanche Performance, and ...on a darkling plain and Quizas by Andrew Jannetti and Dancers. Borden studied in Paris under the direction of Michael Foley and Colleen Thomas in June 2012. In August 2015, Borden attended Amalgamate Dance Company’s BREAK OUT dance program in Sant'Angelo in Vado, Italy, where she performed in works by Alana Marie Urda and Jessica Taylor. She was cast as a part of Amalgamate Dance Company’s Guest Artist Showcase 6 in a work by Bryan Strimpel, as well as in other work by colleagues around New York. When not dancing, Borden is pursuing her MBA at New York University Stern School of Business.

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