Courtney OM, a native from Toronto Canada, has been teaching contemporary dance classes, internationally, since 2011. Her work has been recognized as emotionally driven and physically demanding, captivating many audiences. She has produced works for professional dance companies along the east coast, created works for competitive studios and is scheduled to share her original works with local colleges and universities this season. Courtney is excited to share her talents as a teacher and choreographer at Threehouse Studios. She will be teaching contemporary and technique drop-in classes, as well as leading her professional dance company, OM grown dancers.
STEVEN JAMES RODRIGUEZ VELEZ
Steven was born in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico and began studying Karate, Judo and Kong fu, specializing in Khatas and became recognized in black belt at the age of 13. It was at 13, that he decided that dancing was his passion.
Steven moved to San Juan in 2004 where he attended The University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus; there he studied dance. He discovered his passion for contemporary movement while working with Petra Bravo, founder and artistic director of Hincape and was later invited as a company dancer. Additionally, Steven performed works by Petra Bravo, Norberto Collazo and Viveca Vazque. In 2009 he joined the company Andanza and worked with respected choreographers from Puerto Rico, Spain, Brazil, and Canada. In 2015 he moved to North Carolina and began working with Ronald West, dancer and founder of BlackIrish Dance Company. In 2016 he joined Blackbox Dance Theater directed by Michelle Pearson. Steven instructs classes throughout the triangle.