Core Artist Bios

LUBDUB. CORE ARTISTS

CLINTON EDWARD

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Clinton was born and raised in Oklahoma, where he began his dance and theater training and performed professionally with Silvertree Productions. Since graduating from Marymount Manhattan College in NYC with a BFA in Dance, he has performed with TAKE Dance, STEPS Repertory Ensemble, Mettin Movement Collective, and has toured internationally with Korhan Başaran & Artists, Cia, and Tania Perez. Clinton was an original cast member of Queen of the Night. www.clintonedward.com 

 

EMILY PALMQUIST

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Emily has a BA in dance from the University of Minnesota Twin-Cities. She has been dancing since age three and living in New York City since 2010. Performance credits include: Off-Broadway: original cast member of Queen of the Night. Regional: Merry-Go-Round Playhouse's On The Town, CATS (starring Taylor Dayne), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Legally Blonde, Singin’ in the Rain, and Cabaret as well as Gateway Playhouse’s CATS and My Fair Lady. Emily has also had the pleasure of dancing in the 26th and 27th Annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids Easter Bonnet Competition at the Minskoff Theatre, choreographed by David Marquez (26th) and Al Blackstone (27th). She has also been seen performing on NBC's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting with Victoria Justice and on ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition with Kristin Chenoweth. www.emily-palmquist.com

 

LARISSA SKYE VAN-RENSSELAER

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Skye is originally from the US Virgin Islands and has trained with Anne Bogart’s SITI Company and Stanislavski’s Moscow Art Theater School. She graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Science in Theater. New York performances credits include: The Comfort of Numbers (Mabou Mines), This is How I Don’t Know How to Dance (SITI Company), and Guarded (Powers Productions, scenic designer). 

 

KRISTIN YANCY

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Kristin is a Dallas, TX native and a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where she received her B.A. in Comparative Arts, Writing, and Communication Design (Senior Honors, W.E.B. Dubois Honors- Ralphe Bunche Award). During her time in St. Louis, Kristin was a principal member of The Slaughter Project, under the artistic direction of Cecil Slaughter. She has since studied dance at Joffrey Ballet School (NY), San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Movement Invention Project (NY), and Northwest Dance Project (OR). During that time Kristin was honored to work with notables such as Sidra Bell, Ephrat Asherie, Theresa Howard, Danielle Agami, Summer Rhatigan, and Alex Ketley. Kristin has traveled North America as a member of the national touring cast of West Side Story (Alicia), performed with OUI DANSE under the artistic direction of Brice Mousset, and appeared alongside Khalea London and her company, LAYERS. More recently Kristin had the honor of performing in the world premiere of"Hostage," choreographed by the incomparable Ryan Heffington. She has appeared in commercials for Ford Motor Company, VH1+, VERIA TV, and Target, as a part of their New York Fashion Week Production. She was an original cast member of Queen of the Night. www.kristinyancy.com 

 

NADINE MALOUF

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Nadine most recently played the title role in the World Premier of Salomé, written and directed by Yaël Farber, at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in DC. Other acting credits include: Off-Broadway: The Who & The What (Lincoln Center-LCT3), Exile (Cherry Lane). National Tours: Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Tour. Other Theatre: Scorched (Syracuse Stage), Macbeth (GBS Theatre, RADA). Readings and Workshops: Sundance Theatre Lab, The Public, Lincoln Center, New York Theatre Workshop. TV: Mysteries of Laura, Odd Mom Out. FILM: May in the Summer, Shame, Static Shock. Nadine holds a BFA from Syracuse University and has also trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. www.nadinemalouf.com

 

MAYTE NATALIO

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Mayte was born and raised in New York City. She attended The LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts and holds a BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase College's Conservatory of Dance. Mayte has danced with the Parsons Dance Company, Camille A. Brown and Dancers, Nathan Trice, Kyle Abraham, French Pop Singer Mylene Farmer, and Kanye West. She has also performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse (Aida), Pregones Latino Theater (Neon Baby), Dallas Theater Center (Stagger Lee) and was an original cast member of Queen of the Night.