Cypher of Directors
Julia "Kito" Kirtley is a multidisciplinary artist from Compton, California. She received her BA in Interior Design from Pratt Institute and is currently based in Brooklyn, NY.
Haitian-born Brahms “Bravo” Lafortune, grew up in Brooklyn. "my father was a great dancer," and “my older brother, Plake (George e.), danced like the devil on fire.” Lafortune blends fast-footwork (“freestyle jazz” he names it) inspired by older styles of bebop (or scat) dancing, and “people just walking down the street – but the bad part of it,” then he finishes with a floor dive.
Born in Port-au-Prince Haiti raise in Stamford, Connecticut now resides in NYC. Alain Lauture better known as "Hurrikane" found interest in dance in 2007 being very determined to seek knowledge and training while dancing every day forced him to grow quite fast.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Buddha Stretch was inﬂuenced by his dad Emilio Austin, Sr. His Dad danced as a youth and provided Stretch with discipline, inspiration, support and motivation, and remained by his side to guide him throughout his career.
Quilan Cue Arnold
Quilan “Cue” Arnold (MFA) is a movement artist based out of Union City, NJ, who uses his God-given gifts to create systems that advocate for the liberation of all people.