COMPANY BIOS

The Chocolatier

Rebecca Aneloski – THE LIBRA

Rebecca Aneloski is a performer and choreographer who recently received her MFA in Modern Dance at the U of Utah. Choreographic commissions and accolades of late have included the American College Dance Association Gala Festival, Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company, New Century Dance Project, Repertory Dance Theatre, and she is the founder of And Artists, a Salt Lake City-based dance project.

Rick Curtiss – THE REJECTOR

Rick co-createdĀ Thank You Theobromine. He has an MA and BA in theatreĀ from BYU.

Elizabeth Golden – THE DIVINE

Liz is a local Actor, Director and adjunct acting teacher at Utah Valley University. Her one woman show, Do You Want to See Me Naked? (Morag Shepherd, Sackerson) won Best One Person Show and Critics Choice at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Her directing credits include Pygmalion Productions (Tigers Be Still), An Other Theater Company (Rapture and How I learned to Drive), and Wasatch Theater Company (Page to Stage Festival). She received her MFA in Classical Acting for The Royal Birmingham Conservatoir in the UK.

Lauren Payne – THE ALTRUIST

Lauren is a movement artist based in SLC. She received her BFA in Dance at Utah Valley University and has since performed the work of John Allen, Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Daniel Charon, Mike Esperanza, Carl Flink, Eric Handman, Steven Koester, Bradley Michaud, and Natosha Washington. Lauren is a Teaching Artist with MINDing Motion for Graceful Aging where she provides enriching movement experiences with the aging community.

Michael Watkiss – THE HERO

Michael teaches movement for actors at the University of Utah, dances with Ishmael Houston-Jones in NYC, and is a chocolatier at the Chocolate Conspiracy.

Graham Brown – ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Graham has been creating performance work that pushes conventional boundaries for over 15 years. More at www.GrahamBrown.org