Beth Disharoon has been dancing with Lori Belilove’s Isadora Duncan Dance Company since September 2001. She is from Baltimore, Maryland, where she trained with Patricia Enoch and attended the Baltimore School for the Arts before moving to New York to attend The Juilliard School (BFA ’01). From 2003-2011, Beth was a senior member of Jennifer Muller/The Works, creating and performing signature roles throughout the repertory, as well as teaching and coaching, both within the company and for outside workshops. Other performance credits include Buglisi Dance Theatre, Fly-by-Night Dance Theater, Andrew Jannetti & Dancers, and Nimbus Dance Theater. Beth’s own choreography has been presented in Alice Tully Hall, the Juilliard Theater, the Clark Studio Theater, the Storm Theater on 46th Street, the Hatch presenting series, and the Kate Theater in Old Saybrook, CT.
Faith Kimberling joined The Isadora Duncan Dance Company in 2005. She received a B.A. in English literature from Bucknell University, and after a brief stint working at the Institute for International Economics decided that she wanted to dance with her body, mind, and spirit all the time. She moved to the New York City and danced for WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company for many years, performing in New York, China, and Korea. She has also danced for C.Eule Dance, Linda Diamond, and worked with Anna Sokolow on some of her last works. In addition to teaching young Duncan dancers, Faith teaches little dancers at Steps on Broadway, the White Wave Dance studio and Bridge for Dance. Her choreography has been presented at Bucknell University, University of Maryland, and at various small venues in the city.
Kim D’Agnese was raised in Orange County, New York where she began her training at Marya Kennett Ballet Theater studying tap, ballet, and modern dance. In addition, Kim studied as a summer enrichment student at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and graduated from Montclair State University with a BFA in dance. She has performed works by choreographers such as Robert Battle, Martha Graham, Maxine Steinman, and Murray Louise. She has also performed with modern dance companies ESS/Danceworks in New York City, and Motion Dance in Montclair, New Jersey. Kim received her Pilates certification through LindaFit Pilates and her Prenatal Pilates certification from the Center of Women’s Fitness under the instruction of Carolyn Anthony. Following her apprenticeship with The Isadora Duncan Dance Company, Kim became a full Company member in January 2012.
Emily D’Angelo grew up in Montclair, New Jersey where she started dancing in the public school’s performing arts program. Emily graduated in 2008 with a B.A. in Dance at Barnard College. In addition to majoring in dance, Emily completed the Barnard Elementary Education Program. Emily first performed with The Isadora Duncan Dance Company in August 2010 and, after a year as an apprentice, became a full Company member in January 2012. With the Company Emily has performed at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, Old Westbury Gardens in Long Island, Alice Austen House on Staten Island and on tour in Tennessee, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, and Iowa. With a wonderful propensity for teaching all ages, Emily currently teaches Duncan technique classes for children and adults as part of the Foundation’s class offerings in New York City as well as ballet classes in New Jersey. In the fall of 2014 Emily assisted Lori in setting repertory at Randolph College, Franklin & Marshall College, and The Peabody Preparatory of The Johns Hopkins University. In addition to her work with Lori Belilove, Emily dances with the Mazzini Dance Collective and Gabrielle D’Angelo.
Nikki Poulos grew up in the Chicago area and moved to New York City to study dance at Marymount Manhattan College under the direction of Katie Langan and graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in dance in 2013. She has worked with choreographers Dusan Tynek, Chase Brock, Jeff Shade, and Alessandra Prosperi and performed works by May O’Donnell and Mark Morris. As an apprentice with the Company, Nikki performed at Downtown Dance Festival, Fort Tryon Park, IDDF Salon Series and on tour in Iowa at The Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts. Following her apprenticeship, Nikki became a full Company member in January 2015. Last spring Nikki assisted Lori with a lecture/ demonstration at Marymount Manhattan College.