2S0A0562.jpg

Artistic Directors

Maartje & Ryan Lawrence

Ryan and Maartje are both highly trained ballet professionals with degrees in dance from The Juilliard School and Het National Ballet Academy of the Netherlands, respectively. Their performance background literally spans continents with the majority of their careers taking place at Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, NL.  They have worked with such acclaimed choreographers as: Hans van Mannen, Marco Goecke, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Nils Christie, Lar Lubovitch, Paul Taylor, and Jiri Kylian.  With performances taking place at such esteemed venues as: Lincoln Center, NYC, The Joyce Theater, NYC, The Mariinsky Theatre, Moscow, Susan Dellal Center, Israel, Harris Theater, Chicago as well as in Lisbon, Stuttgart, Oslo, and Rome.

Choreographically their primary works have been for the Collective with Maartje's choreography being heralded for its fearless and honest approach to meaningful subjects, and Ryan's work for its scale, musicality, and imagery.

2021-22 Collective Dancers

Marissa Dube, Sedona Fugitt, Sarah Hill, Mia Hinds, Elena Hsia, Abigail Hulstine, Samantha Murphy, Allyson Shannon, 

Apprentices

Tiana Bravo, Imke Lawrence, Tuhoi Spe-y, Lily-Cate Treadwell

Trainees

Eloise Barnickel, Juliette Lindsey, Dahlia Perea, Paige Inch

IMG_4849 (1)
IMG_4882
IMG_4904 (1)
IMG_4913
IMG_4917
IMG_0907 2
IMG_4936
IMG_5010 (1)
IMG_0919 2
IMG_0893 2
IMG_4954 (1)
IMG_9092 2_edited
IMG_9119_edited
IMG_0887 2
IMG_0901 2
IMG_0884 2
SLOMAC.SeasonsEnd.2018.HeatherGray-389.j