Amarnah Ufuoma Amuludun
Born and raised in London, Amarnah is a contemporary dancer with roots from Nigeria. Her professional training begun at the London Contemporary Dance School where she gained a First class BA (Hons), prior to that she studied at the Brit School of Performing Arts and was one of the first members of the Laban CAT scheme. Amarnah is a former company member of VERVE (2016), the post-graduate performance company at Northern School of Contemporary Dance. Here she worked with Anton Lachky, Renaud Wiser, Athina Vahla and Efrosini Protopapa, touring original works around the UK and Europe.
Amarnah has since worked for various dance artists, theatre companies and film directors, performing in theatres, art spaces and on screen worldwide. These include Natasha Gilmore’s Barrowland Ballet touring Scotland, England and South Africa, Tara D’arquian, Igor and Moreno, Susanna Ajaye, Breach Theatre Company touring the UK and Möbius Dance.
Amarnah is also a founding member of The Sparse Collective, an improvisation dance theatre collective.
Ana Fernández Melero
Born in Seville, Spain, Ana is a physical and dynamic dancer who enjoys challenging the depths and extremities of her versatile movement language. She is interested in exploring the boundaries between grounded and experimental movement with the more lineal and technical form.
Ana started her training at the Professional Conservatoire of Seville, and sub sequentially joined The Centro Andaluz de Danza (CAD) where she worked with artists such as; Johan Inger, Claudia de Smet, Fabrice Edelman, Olivio Sarrat and Carolina Armenta.
In 2016 Ana Joined Phoenix Dance Theatre as an apprentice through the post-graduate program at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, where she also completed an MA in Contemporary Dance and Performance graduating with Distinction. During her time with Phoenix Ana performed works by Itzik Galili, Sharon Watson and Caroline Finn. She also had the pleasure to work with choreographers such as Alleta Collins, Douglas Thorpe, Edward Lynch, and Sandrine Monin.
Asmara Cammock - Apprentice 2017/18
Asmara was born and raised in South East London, because of her love for music and rhythm she began attending Tap lessons at the age of 7.
Her professional training begun at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance where she thoroughly enjoyed being encouraged to collaborate with artist such as Sharon Watson, director of Phoenix Dance Theatre on commission for Leeds Bid for Cultural Capital of Europe. Prior to that she studied at The Brit School of Perfoming Arts and created a solo work with mentoring from Kerry Nichols, for a youth program in collaboration with Royal Ballet School, Wayne Mc Gregor and Youth Dance England. Asmara is a former member of Quicksilver (Rambert Youth Company).
Currently Asmara is performing on a UK tour with Tavaziva Dance as an apprentice through Northern School of Contemporary Dance where she will obtain an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance.
Originally from Italy, Stefania is a dance artist based in Leeds. She trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she graduated with a First Class honours degree in 2015. She then progressed her professional training at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance by taking part in the post-graduate performing company VERVE where she received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2016.
Stefania is a versatile dancer and is known for a strong stage presence and the ability to create a unique and original embodiment. She has a wide interest within dance, particularly in improvisation, experiential anatomy and somatic practices. She likes to explore the infinite possibilities of movement of the whole body, finding the limits to play with and taking risks.
As performer she has collaborated with internationally known choreographers such as Rebecca Evans, Anton Latchky, Athina Vahla, Efrosini Protopapa, Anna Williams, Matthias Sperling, Simona Bucci and Susanne Thomas (Seven Sisters Group) amongst others.
Tom Davis Dunn
Originally from Cornwall, Tom begun to nourish his passion for dance at a young age with Hip-hop and Break Dance classes.
In 2017 he completed a BPA degree course at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, where he particularly enjoyed working with choreographers Kerry Nicholls and Hannes Langolf. Preceding this experience Tom studied for one year at Chichester University.
Tom is an organic mover with a great understanding of the body in space and the environment he is in. Exploring the merging of the hip-hop vocabulary with the different contemporary styles, is one the main interests in Tom’s practice. Due to his previous experiences in break dancing training, versatility and an extensive dedication and commitment are at the core of his work.
Since graduating Tom has worked with Gary Clarke Company, Jamaal Burkmar Dance, performed at the TEDxBrum, and he is joining Rosie Kay Dance Company to perform in New York and Washington DC.
Nicole Victor - Apprentice 2017/18
Originally from Gibraltar, Nicole graduated from Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) with a First Class Degree as well as receiving the ‘Overall Achievement’ Award. Before moving to England she trained and performed competitively in several dance styles such as Jazz, Modern, and Ballet. Throughout her time at NSCD she has worked with artists such as Laila Diallo, Gracefool Collective, Dam Van Huynh and Freddie Opoku-Addaie. The highlight of her time studying at NSCD was performing in her Graduation Showcase with a piece choreographed by Kerry Nicholls called ‘Skein’ as well as having been selected to present her own solo work, ‘Traces’.
Nicole is currently an apprentice dancer in Tavaziva Dance, creating and performing a new production called ‘Izindava’, recommencing with their second tour in March. She is thrilled to be working with Mobius Dance and is excited to begin the creative process and learn from two unique choreographers.