Dancers: Nicole DeVicci and Christine McDowell
Dancer: Elizebeth Randall
DanceVisions, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation co-founded by Margot Parsons in 1982. It has presented her work over the years and for seven years produced the highly acclaimed Dance on the Top Floor, an evening of dance featuring renowned ballet choreographers from Boston, Chicago, New York, Pennsylvania, and other states and for nine years produced Dancers at the Robsham, involving modern and ballet choreographers, dancers, and musicians from the Boston area.
As DanceVisions, Inc. enters its 34th year, the Company continues to carry out its mission.
DanceVisions, Inc. is committed to producing original ballet-based choreography, to introducing audiences to established and new choreographers, and to providing performance opportunities to dancers and to collaborating with musicians and visual artists.
Artistic Director and Choreographer
Marin Orlosky Randow (Assistant Artistic Director and Dancer)
Marin Orlosky Randow holds a BA in English and a Secondary Field in Dramatic Arts from Harvard University. Her dance training includes the Joffrey Ballet School, The Ailey School, Trapeze School New York, and New York Circus Arts Academy. At Harvard, she performed with and choreographed for the Harvard Ballet Company, Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, and numerous dance-theater productions. A former member of FireFly Aerial Acrobatics and instructor at New York Circus Arts Academy, she has performed, choreographed, and taught aerial silks, partner acrobatics, and contortion since 2006. She has taught for Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, the Bethezer Group (Nairobi, Kenya), Berklee College of Music, American College Dance Festival (ACDFA), and Harvard University. She currently teaches aerial silks and Pilates at Boston University and modern dance at the A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training, and is an aerial dance consultant for Yale University's Theater Department. She has performed with DanceVisions since 2011.
Originally from Miami, Florida, Khiara M. Bridges began her ballet training at the Miami City Ballet School. She went on to train at the Atlanta Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and with her mentor and coach, Kat Wildish. She has enjoyed a long, full career working as a freelance dancer in New York City. She has danced with a variety of companies, including Ballet Inc., Nomad Contemporary Ballet, Classical Contemporary Ballet Theater, Ballet Noir, Sidra Bell Dance New York, Lydia Johnson Dance, Brooklyn Ballet, and Hartford City Ballet. When she is not dancing, Khiara is deeply engaged in academia: she received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University, and she is a Professor of Law and a Professor of Anthropology at Boston University.
Katelyn McMahon has been studying classical ballet since the age of three at various local studios, eventually moving on to the Academy of Ballet Arts under the direction and instruction of Judith Koeckhoven. She continued to study the Balanchine method at Ballet Workshop of New England, also performing with the Massachusetts Youth Ballet, where she was able to study under great names such as Jacqueline Cronsberg and Adam Luders. She then went on to study ballet and contemporary dance at the University of Hawai'i, ultimately returning home to the east coast to pursue her graduate degree in physical therapy with a focus on dance medicine. After returning to the stage with the New England Civic Ballet Company, where she held soloist and principle roles in various productions, she joined DanceVisions in December of 2013.
Rachel Miscenich Catenzariti
Rachel Miscenich-Catanzariti began her training in New Orleans with Leila Hallar and continued with Harvey Hysell and Vincenzo Celli in the Cechetti Technique, with Natalia Krassovska in the Vaganova Technique and Barbara Forbes from the National Ballet of Canada School. She received extended training at the North Carolina School of the Arts and the San Francisco Ballet School.
Thuy Phan received her ballet training at Northeast School of Ballet and continued dancing at Harvard University, where she studied with Dance Director Jill Johnson, directed the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, and graduated with a BA in Social Anthropology. She currently works as a Research Assistant at the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and volunteers as an Ambassador for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Boston. Thuy joined DanceVisions in 2013 and has performed in "Flight" and "Here and There."
Ethan Pravetz hails from West Orange, NJ and is a Doctor of Physical Therapy student at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Charlestown, MA. He began performing at 14 with his high school marching band and color guard, and has been a member of World Class ensembles such as the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps and Blessed Sacrament Color Guard. Since moving to Boston for school, he began training in ballet at Boston University and the Jose Mateo Ballet Theater School, aerial silks at BU and Esh Aerial Arts, and gymnastics at Cambridge Community Gymnastics. DanceVisions, Inc. is Ethan's first professional dance company experience.
Ashley Zhang is from Shenzhen, China. She graduated from Boston College with honors in Economics and a minor in Mathematics, and is currently in dental school at Boston University. Ashley is committed to have ballet as a part of her life. Currently, she takes class in Jose Mateo Ballet Theater, and with Margot at the Dance Complex. She has attended summer intensive programs with Jose Mateo Ballet Theater, Orlando Ballet, American Ballet Theater and Burklyn Ballet.