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607 NY Ave NW
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picChace Coulter

Chace has been a professional collaborative artist with Pointillism since 2006, when he premiered as a professional dancer in the "Ellington Suite" for the holiday pops with Akron Symphony Orchestra. Chace is a permanent staff member in PWP's training school and educational outreach programming. He began his dance training at Oklahoma City University. And his ballet career has included seasons with Ballet Oklahoma and Ballet Austin; performances of "Giselle" with American Ballet Theatre; and "The Sleeping Beauty" with the British Royal Ballet. Chace has danced professionally in more than 20 musicals; "West Side Story," "Cabaret," and "Hello Dolly!" are among his favorites. He's been seen in various videos, and was a featured dancer in the film "The Newton Boys."
picCaroline Amer

Caroline is currently training at Drama Centre London after studying a year at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). She is a principle dancer with the newly formed Hensnow Productions and recently performed in a two-hander dance piece, "Von Ewiger Liebe". Theatre whilst at drama school: The Crucible (Elizabeth Proctor), Major Barbara (Barbara), The Seagull (Paulina), Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania), and 4:48 Psychosis (Good Doctor). Caroline attended Broadway Theatre Project under the direction of Ann Reinking and Debra McWaters for two years and has done many productions with Suzanne Winland and Ron Hazlett with Pointe West Performances and Musical Theatre Festival and is very excited to have the chance to work with them again on Metro.
picIvry Newsome

Ivry received a Bachelor's of Arts in Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Austin. While working on his degree in dance, he worked professionally with various Austin Area dance companies. Kinesis Dance Company, Rhythm Rituals New Afrikan Dance Company and Sally Jacques Productions were the main companies. He continues to perform in Austin the The Austin City Ballet, appearing yearly as the Rat King and Arabian in the Nutcracker. He also enjoys membership in Blue Lapis Light, a Austin based site specific aerial dance company. He has appeared in Requiem, Illumination and most recently Constellation.
Ivry enjoys reading, outdoor activities and volunteering for local aids service organizations.
picDanielle DuFore‑Garcia

After receiving her early training at Dance Etc. School of The Arts, Danielle earned her Bachelor of Performing Arts at Oklahoma City University. She continued her post-graduate studies at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center in New York City. She has danced in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Dreamgirls in New York and in the national tour of Chicago. Other favorite shows include Annie, West Side Story, and On Your Toes. She has taught at Dance Etc. and at the Alwin School in New Mexico. She has also been the recipient of the Virginia Governor's School Award for the Outstanding Educator of the Year in 2003. She teaches Ballet, Tap and Jazz.
picRon Hazelett: Co‑Director & Composer

Ron is currently a music director for the award-winning national outreach program, Reach Out & Dance (R.O.A.D.). He is also co-founder of the highly respected West Side Vocal Academy in Ohio. Many of his students have received college educations at top national institutions (including Oberlin Conservatory, Cincinnati Conservatory, and Point Park College); and many have later pursued professional careers in music (live performance and recording industry) and in theatre. Mr. Hazelett has performed, directed, and composed extensively during his long career in music. His education includes an undergraduate degree in piano performance from Marshall University and two advanced degrees in vocal performance at Kent State University. His eclectic background spans performance experience in opera, theatre, rock music, and children's productions. He has performed with Kenley Players, Carousel Dinner Theatre, Ohio Light Opera, National Light Opera Company, Cleveland Opera Theatre, Spoleto Festival, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Akron Symphony. Mr. Hazelett & Ms. Winland have collaborated on numerous projects for the last 25 years, both in educational and professional performance venues.
picSuzanne Winland: Co‑Director & Choreographer

Ms. Winland is the founder and artistic director of Pointe West Performances Arts Consortium and chief choreographer for its professional dance company, Pointillism Jazz Consort. Under Ms. Winland's direction PWP's thirteen year rep has encompassed an array of dance, music, theatre, film, visual arts, and improvisational performance art. Noted for original work, Ms. Winland developed the choreographic concept for an award-winning collaboration with Christopher Wilkins and the Akron Symphony Orchestra in the 2006 "Caribbean Cruise." PWP's "Nutcracker in Candy Land," a dynamic children's project developed in 2007, is an interactive ballet currently in collaborative development with Hasbro, Inc. In 2006 Ms. Winland designed the workshop production of "That Pig, Morin!" from the script, score, and concept by Jamie Hitel and S.J.M. Watson. The performance starred Gary Taylor and long-time Pointillism collaborator, Caroline Amer. Pointillism improvised a performance art piece in 2005 which featured the plastic couture designs of Andy Jordan, as he built the dresses on the dancers while they moved. Much of the extensive rep of Pointillism and PWP is produced by Suzanne Winland and her husband, Ian McIntyre courtesy of their production company incubator, Pie-in-the-Sky Productions. To date, PWP's categorized repertory list includes: 12 full-length ballets, 7 original musical theatre productions, 7 holiday touring production; 13 concert touring productions; 1 film; 3 opera ballets, and over 60 original and classical repertory pieces (which can be viewed at http//pointewest.org.. Ms. Winland received the bulk of her classical dance training from Heinz Poll at the Ohio (Chamber) Ballet. Additionally, Ms. Winland pursued extensive music training in vocal, piano, composition, and musicology at Bowling Green State University and The University of Akron. She served her teenage apprenticeship with OB, then went on to a professional performing career in New York with U.S. Terpsichore and Feld Ballets. During this time she toured as an AEA principal in "A Chorus Line," "Cabaret," "My Fair Lady," "West Side Story," and "Oklahoma."