Su is from Istanbul, Turkey. Su has performed with AAKASH ODEDRA COMPANY touring throughout Germany, Switzerland and the UK. She was recently awarded a scholarship to Peridance Center in NYC. She teaches numerous contemporary classes throughout Europe. Sue is joining Sonia Plumb Dance for Penelope's Odyssey in June.
Stacey is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Dance Department 2019 where she received her BFA in Dance – Cum Laude. While there she danced the works of Paul Dennis and Thomas Vicanti and was very active in the Five College Dance Exchange. She presently teaches at St. Saviours School of Dance in Greenwhich, CT. Stacey trained with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Urbanity Dance, Peridance and American Academy of Ballet amongst many others.
MYLES LANGSTON HUNTER
Myles Langston Hunter is a native of Los Angeles, California where he attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Myles is a recipient of the Irene Diamond Scholarship to attend the Juilliard School majoring in Dance. While attending Juilliard, he performed the works of choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska. He has also had the honor of performing at the Guggenheim Museum, showcasing the works of choreographer Helen Simoneau.
Towards the completion his sophomore year at Juilliard, Myles along with four other Juilliard students, were selected to travel to Botswana, South Africa to teach dance and theatre to underserved students interested in the performing arts. He also spent three weeks at Lines Ballet in San Francisco, California training and preparing to return to Juilliard for the beginning of his 2017/2018 junior year. During the summer before his last year at Juilliard, Myles spent time dancing at several program like Perry-Mansfield, Bodytraffic, NDT, and Arts Umbrella.
In his spare time, Myles builds his skills as a clothing, costume and dance wear designer. He is the creator, founder and seamster of a clothing line called Luxury Langston. Myles is definitely following in the footsteps of dancer, choreographer, designer and teacher Geoffrey Holder
Marlayna Locklear hails from Milwaukee, WI. She began her training at the age of 12 at City Ballet Theatre and went on to graduate from Milwaukee High School of the Arts and University of the Arts In Philadelphia, PA with a BFA in Ballet and Jazz. Marlayna was one of the founding members of The Milwaukee Dance Connection and has gone on to dance with Eleone Dance Theatre, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Dallas Black Dance Theatre II, Deeply Rooted Dance theatre and Dayton Contemporary Dance company where she served as the company jazz and contemporary instructor as well as resident choreographer for DCDC II. She has performed works by Christopher Huggins, Dwight Rhoden, Ron Brown, Donald Byrd, Ronen Koresh, Diane McIntyre and Ray Mercer to name a few.
Marlayna is a freelance artist and teaches and choreographs at Universities around the nation. She is also the founder and director of Indurance Dance Intensive. She most recently finished filming the James Franco Film "Blood Heist", studying abroad in Italy with VIVO Ballet, working with South African choreographer Fana Tshabalala on the INDUMBA project In Bulgaria and dancing with Owen Cox Dance Group.
Richard Pye was born in North Norfolk, England and trained in a variety of dance styles from a young age. After graduating from the Centre for Advanced Training scheme, he attended Purchase Conservatory of Dance New York and London Contemporary Dance School graduating with First Class Honours. During his studies, Richard performed with Lea Anderson on HAND IN GLOVE at The Victoria and Albert Museum, a new work, SHE PAINTED FLOWERS by James Cousins and Jose Limon’s A CHOREOGRAPHIC OFFERING at the Joyce Theatre Limon Festival. After graduating he performed The SNOW QUEEN with The London Ballet Company on their UK tour. Richard has also worked with choreographer Adrian Look on his new creation FATHERS AND SONS and with Choreographer James Cousins on his work ROSALIND, performed at The Edinburgh Festival. His most recent projects include CIRCADIAN with Rosemary Lee, TWO with Russell Maliphant Company and COMRADES IN THE DARK with Caitlin Barnett Company.
William Roberson trained at Howard University in Washington, D.C where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. After graduating in 2013, he’s worked with Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Thomas/ Ortiz Dance, DAMAGEDANCE, Ronald K Brown’s Evidence, and many others. He has also performed in the Metropolitan Opera’s Porgy and Bess as well as Shakespeare in the Park’sMuch Ado About Nothin’. Off stage he works as a production assistant for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and as a personal trainer. He’s thankful and grateful to be joining the Sonia Plumb dance family.