Photo by Jose Tutes.
Allysen Hooks is from Houston, TX where she attended the High School for Performing and Visual Arts. She graduated from The Juilliard School in 2010 and went on to work with Dance Heginbotham, directed by John Heginbotham. Allysen has been working with Gallim since 2012, and is a close collaborator of director Andrea Miller. She has traveled extensively to perform, teach, and set Miller’s work. She has created her own work at the High School for Performing and Visual Arts and Indiana University.
Gary Reagan is from Linfield, Pennsylvania where he began his dance training at a young age. He then trained abroad at The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel in 2014, focusing on gaga and ballet. He graduated from The University of the Arts in 2015 with a B.F.A. in Dance then moved to Los Angeles to join Ate9 Dance Company, with whom he worked for two years. Gary joined Gallim in February 2018.
Haley Sung is originally from South Korea, where she received Korean folk dance and ballet training at the age of eight. She earned her B.F.A. in Dance from University of the Arts with a “Promising Artist” Scholarship in May 2017. Haley further studied dance at The Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp and has performed abroad in France, Korea, Italy, and Luxembourg. Haley first joined Gallim as an apprentice in 2017 for Stone Skipping and is thrilled to continue working with the company.
Georgia Usborne completed her professional training at Central School of Ballet, touring with their graduate company Ballet Central. After graduating in 2010 with a first class BA (hons), she joined Bern Ballet under the direction of Cathy Marston, where she danced for three years simultaneously completing an MA in contemporary dance. In Bern, Georgia worked with Andrea Miller for the first time, as well as creating with and dancing existing repertory from choreographers including Orjan Andersson, Alexander Ekman, Adonis Foniadakis, Johan Inger, and Noa Zuk. In 2013 Georgia freelanced with Cathy Marston and David Hughes Dance before moving to Brooklyn in April 2014 to join Gallim.
Dan Walczak based in Brooklyn, NY, has worked with Gallim since 2008. He has been a part of multiple world premieres and has taught and set work at colleges and institutions throughout the US. He has performed throughout Europe and North America and has presented his own work in Jackson Hole, WY, and the Performing Arts Project where he was on faculty in 2016 and 2018. Walczak has also worked with MADBOOTS DANCE, LoudHoundMovement and Patricia Noworol Dance Theater.
Ashley Hill received her BFA and minor in Communication from East Carolina University, graduating magna cum laude. She has performed works by Gregory Dolbashian, Emily Schoen, and David Ingram. After moving to New York in 2017, she performed as a freelance artist. She joined Gallim as an apprentice in 2018 for the premiere of To Create a World at The Joyce and is excited to continue performing with the company.
Sean Rosado a native of Texas and a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, Sean Rosado received his BFA in Dance in 2015. He has been privileged to perform the choreography of Alex Ketley, Camille A Brown, Crystal Pite, David Harvey, Kate Wallich, Kate Weare, Madboots Dance and William Forsythe. He has also had the opportunity to perform with Ashani Dances, The Pendleton House, Kate Wallich + The YC2 and Chamber Dance Company.