Shannon Chapman grew up in Westchester County dancing through her life. She went on to study dance and economics at SUNY Binghamton University. After graduation she then went on to continue her training at Broadway Dance Center. In 2012 Shannon helped open Connecticut Dance Center in Stamford as Assistant Director. Students at CDC performed in The Nutcracker NYC, the NYC Dance Parade, and the CT Walk for Wishes. Shannon has recently completed her MA in Dance Education at NYU Steinhardt. She has performed with Aries in Flight, Alternative Arts Association, Rebecca Moore Dance, and Dance Kerr & Dancers. Shannon continues to teach creative movement, tap, and ballet in the Tri-State area. Shannon happily joined Roza Dance Company in 2016 and loves being a part of Shani’s creative process.
Lucia Elledge began her dance training at Ballet Chicago, where she performed the work of choreographers such as George Balanchine as a member of the Ballet Chicago Studio Company. She also attended summer intensives at Miami City Ballet, Alonzo King Lines Ballet and Orlando Ballet. In 2014, she completed a B.A. in English at Columbia University, where she danced with the Columbia Ballet Collaborative, Barnard Project, and Colab Performing Arts Collective. Lucia is currently creating and performing new work with Hannah+Lucia.
Yeji Moon is an alumna of NYU Steinhardt in Dnace Education: The Professions. She is from Seoul, Korea, and also received her BFA in Dance from Dongduk Women's University. As a professional dancer, she has a strong background and experience in performing, choreographing, and directing Korean traditional and contemporary dances. Throughout her life, Yeji concentrated on dancing, and she has been trained in various kinds of dance, such as ballet, modern , jazz, tap, and more.
Meli Zinberg Has performed with the Parparim Ensemble, Carman Moore, Laura Foreman, Felix Fibich, The New Haven Ballet, Michiyo Sato, Labyrinth Dance Theatre, and the Belle Canto Opera among many other choreographers and companies. She taught ballet, Pilates technique and numerous movement classes at The New School For General Studies. Meli then succeeded Laura Foreman as director of the Department of Dance, Recreation and Physical Fitness at the New School. Meli currently teaches Pilates technique, Ballet and at a preschool, and continues to dance with the Parparim Ensemble and now, happily, with Roza Dance Company.