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WHAT I'M DOING

JULY 2022 //
b12 SUMMER RESEARCH FESTIVAL

Aurora spent four days back at b12 in Berlin, Germany. She danced with Evangelos Poulinas, one of b12's founders, in a contemporary floorwork class. She felt challenged in ways that she had never felt before, and is super excited to implement all she has learned back in New York, especially in her own upcoming works(!!).

JANUARY - MAY 2022 //
FREELANCE JOURNEY

Aurora took the leap and decided to become a freelancer in the new year. From January to May, she worked with

- MEAGmoves, directed by Meagan Ahern

- Jonathan Colafrancesco

- Women in Dance, directed by Sandra Parks

- FangTing Yeh

Alyssa Myers

- EM Dance, directed by Elisabetta Minutoli

- Finleigh Zack Dance Company, directed by Finleigh Zack

NOVEMBER 2021 //
CHOREOGRAPHER'S CARNIVAL NYC

Working with Tracie Stanfield, Aurora had the opportunity to dance in the Choreographer's Carnival NYC 2021, on the Lower East Side. She and four other dancers performed a rendition of "New York, New York" to celebrate the re-opening and comeback of live performances in New York.

SEPTEMBER 2021 //
NIMBUS DANCE WORKS

Aurora has signed a contract with Nimbus2 Dance Company. Based in Jersey City, the company primarily works with the repertoire of the director, Samuel Pott and commissioned choreographers. They are part of a group of seven dancers in the second company and nine in the first company.

JULY 2021 //
b12 SUMMER RESEARCH FESTIVAL

Aurora traveled to Berlin, Germany to train at the b12 Summer Research Festival for the month of July, during which she also travelled to Amsterdam to take class at the Henry Jurriens Studio. She worked with Sara Cerneaux, Zoe Gyssler, Ella Rothschild, and Shannon Gillen. She feels extremely privileged to have worked with such iconic artists and to have met wonderful people and movers along the way. 

MAY 2021 //
PLANNED PARENTHOOD FILM

Aurora is working with Planned Parenthood of Pasadena and The San Gabriel Valley to create a film titled "Away & Here". They are working in collaboration with Evan Sagadencky and a team of thirty diverse LA-based artists. The event is set to go live on May 2, 2021.

If you'd like to see the film, please message Aurora!

JANUARY 2021 //

PARSONS DANCE APPRENTICESHIP

Aurora is currently an Apprentice with Parsons Dance, under the direction of David Parsons. She is still living in LA and working virtually with the company, as well as traveling to New York City to dance with them whenever possible. Check out their website to see more!

JANUARY 2021 //
ATE9 WINTER WORKSHOP

Aurora is participating in a Winter Workshop with Ate9, a local Los Angeles dance company. They are researching, learning repertory, and creating with Danielle Agami, artistic director. It is a challenging and rewarding process.