Ana-Maria Lucaciu was born in Bucharest, Romania. After graduating from the National Ballet School of Canada she joined Canada’s National Ballet and went on to dance with the Royal Danish Ballet, Germany’s Augsburg Ballet, Lisbon’s Contemporary Portuguese Dance Company and most recently, with New York’s Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, where she danced for seven years. Lucaciu has performed works by Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, Jiří Kylián, Alexander Ekman, Jo Stromgren, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and many others. Ana Maria assists Alexander Ekman with new creations and stages his work around the world. She also teaches and collaborates frequently with artists and companies in the US and Europe. Lucaciu has a BFA in dance from Empire State College.
Spenser Theberge, a Portland, Oregon native, received his early training from the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and Columbia Dance, and is a graduate of The Juilliard School under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes. He is a former company member of Netherlands Dance Theater I and II, and a guest artist with The Forsythe Company. Currently freelancing, Spenser can be seen dancing with Crystal Pite's Kidd Pivot and the Gothenburg Opera DansKompani, as well as teaching throughout Europe, America, and Asia. His own choreography has been presented by the Gothenburg Opera DansKompani and the Korzo Theater in The Hague, and his current collaborative creation with Jermaine Spivey has received support through Hollins University in cooperation with The Forsythe Company and Frankfurt LAB, PACT Zollverein in Essen, Germany, and Nuova Officina della Danza in Torino, Italy. Spenser is a National Young Arts winner, a Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and a Princess Grace Award recipient.
Jermaine Maurice Spivey was born in Baltimore, Maryland USA where he began his dance training at the Baltimore School for the Arts. After graduating with a BFA in dance from The Juilliard School in May 2002, he moved to Europe where he began his professional career with Ballet Gulbenkian from 2002 to 2005. In 2005, Jermaine joined the Cullberg Ballet and performed with the company until the summer of 2008. In recent years he has been a member of choreographer Crystal Pite's company, Kidd Pivot. Jermaine has also performed as a guest artist with the Hofesh Shechter Company, and most recently with The Forsythe Company from 2013-2015. Jermaine is a 2001 Princess Grace Awardee and a 1998 National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts 1st Level Awardee.
Yu-Chen (Nick) Hung is originally from Taiwan, Nick is a freelance lighting designer and production manager based in New York. For over 15 years, Nick has collaborated with numbers theatrical productions, dance choreographers and visual artists across the Unite States, Asia and Europe; which includes recent design projects with Martha Graham Dance at New York City Center, Francesca Harper “The Look of Feeling” at Holland Dance Festival, Production Manager for Performance Workshop “The village” US tour. He is also the Technical Consultant for Martha Graham Dance Company.