CATHY WIND KEANE / KEANE SENSE OF RHYTHM / Choreographer
SOPHIA CECILE PIMSLER / Choreographer began studying dance at Ballet Arts Minnesota and continued her training in ballet, composition, contemporary, Gaga, improvisation, modern, and pointe in Minnesota, Georgia and New York. She graduated high school from Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists and continued her study of dance at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU). Sophia's choreography was selected every year of her attendance at MSU to perform at the regional American College Dance Festival to represent her university's dance program. Sophia graduated from MSU Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Dance and a Minor in Alcohol & Drug Studies. Professionally, Sophia has performed with Bill T. Jones, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Zivili Dance, GloATL, and Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater. Currently, Sophia is in her 4th season as a company member of Borealis Dance Company. Sophia's choreography has been commissioned and performed by Threads Dance Project, Borealis Dance Company, & Alternative Motion Project. Ms. Pimsler has taught at Zenon Dance School, Summit Dance Shoppe, Jete Dance Center, The Dance Factory, and Allegro School of Dance. In addition to dance, Sophia has her Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Marriage & Family Therapy from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Sophia is also currently a practicing therapist working with a variety of individuals, couples, and families.
BRENDA grew up in Sturgis, South Dakota and graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with bachelor's degrees in both Dance and Mass Media. Brenda choreographed MSU’s main stage production of Carmina Burana and performed in the Gala at America’s College Dance Festival (North Central) 2014 in War Story by Dr. Julie Kerr-Berry. Brenda has performed in other works by Daniel Stark, Suzanne Costello, Susana DiPalma, Sophia Pimsler, Jolene Konkel and Lynn Andrews, among others. Brenda is an instructor at Touch of Grace and is currently performing with Eclectic Edge Ensemble.
JULIE HATLESTAD, Dancer / Flash Mob America, On-site Producer/Teacher/Dancer , 2015,2017. Heathers The Musical ,Dance Captain/Sporty Girl, 2017, Sabes Theater St. Louis Park, MN. Finian’s Rainbow. Susan the Silent/Dance Captain/Choreographer, 2016, Sabes Theater, St. Louis Park, MN. Legally Blonde, The Musical, Delta Nu/Perfume Girl, 2016, Sabes Theater. Philly, The Musical, Dance Captain , 2015, Sabes Theater. Mayo Clinic 150th Celebration, Dancer/Singer, 2014, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN. Romeo & Juliet , Lead Role – Juliet, 2014, The Lab Theater Minneapolis, MN. The Belmont Hotel, Lead Role – Mack’s Girl, 2013, Southern Theater Minneapolis, MN. The Nick & Mandy Show, Dancer – Jazz 2008, LEVEL 3 Night Club, Hollywood, CA. International Presentation of Performers, Opening Showcase Performer 2005, New York Marriot Marquis New York City, NY.
Joshua Engebretson has been dancing his whole life. He has traveled around the country performing in New York, LA, Vegas, the Houston area and of course Minneapolis his home town. He is currently a member of Borealis Dance Company. After performing in three other Fringe Festival shows, he is looking towards bringing his energy to a the fringe stage again.
ADAM ROUSAR, Dancer / happy to be returning to the MN Fringe! Previously was seen as William Shakespeare in Shakespeare Apocalypse in the MN Fringe. He grew up dancing at Larkin Dance Studio. He has worked with Actors Theatre of MN, Frank Theatre, MMT, Freshwater Theatre, Philly Productions, BCT, Lyric Arts, Collide Theatrical, and Paul Bunyan Playhouse.
Lilly is an apprentice with TCDC and making her theater debut at the 2017 Fringe. Lilly has been dancing her whole life. She is actively involved in Competition dance and is also a member of the Spring Lake Park Dance Team.
ALLY is an apprentice with TCDC and is making her Theater debut at the 2017 Fringe.
NATALIE is an apprentice with TCDC and is making her debut at the 2017 Fringe.