Noelle Im joined Central West Ballet in 2010. Ms. Im has distinguished herself in as the Spring Fairy in Cinderella and as a Cygnet and Princesses Dance from Swan Lake. Ms. Im has also made her mark as the Harlequin Doll and Lead Spanish from The Nutcracker, as well as in The Sleeping Beauty and in René Daveluy's That's Showbiz!, Rat Pack in Revue and Solitary Workers.
"Amy was wonderful in our latest production of That's Showbiz!", he goes on, "she was entertaining but also proficient has a technician and performer".
Milano was also the model of classical form in the production of Swan Lake, showing attention to detail. Her expressive movements are backed up by a wonderful sense of acting.
"Amy is a great actress in her own right", Daveluy adds, "I have enjoyed her characterization of many roles during our productions and I look forward to seeing her in every show we present".
Amy Milano is a svelte dancer with beautiful movement qualities and a precise sense of technique. SHe also has a classic beauty that transfers well to the stage.
"Amy has been a steady worker ever since she joined the Company", says Artistic Director René Daveluy, " I have seen her tirelessly work on her technique and she has done wonders for herself".
Daveluy also says that Amy Milano has matured as an artist and that it has been a delight for him to see her perform on stage.
In Rat Pack in Revue, Ransomgave a gentle quality to It Was A Very Good Year, flowing through the piece with ease and grace. In That's Showbiz! she delivered a lively performance in Now You Has Jazz, with sheer enthusiasm and charm.
A member of the corps for many years, Ransom was a steady presence in all major full length creations . "Kateri was always dedicated to the success of the Company as a corps artist, her promotion was well deserved" says Daveluy.
Daveluy also mentions her creativity and her other talents. "Kateri has shown interest in choreography and the results were original and showed her unique outlook on life". Daveluy says Ransom is also a gifted writer, Ransom's choice for her future, and that he looks forward to see her development in that arena. "Kateri has an artistic soul,", he says, "I have no doubt she will be a great writer".
Kateri Ransom joined Central West Ballet at a young age. A slender and lyrical dancer, Ransom has been a dedicated member of the Company ever since she performed her first ballet with CWB.
"Kateri is a delight to work with and always puts her best foot forward", says artistic Director René Daveluy, "she has beautiful classic lines".
Daveluy says Ransom fits in well with traditional classical ballet but can also be spirited and fun in many entertaining ways.
Kateri Ransom joined Central West Ballet in 2007. Promoted to Second Soloist in 2012, Ms Ransom has made her mark in the production of The Nutcracker, Peter Pan, in René Daveluy's That's Showbiz! as well as in "It Was A Very Good Year" from Rat Pack in Revue.
Emily Baier joined Central West Ballet in 2010. Promoted to Second Soloist in 2012, Ms Baier has made her mark in the production of Swan Lake, in The Nutcracker and in "The Curse Of An Aching Heart" from Rat Pack in Revue.
Amy Milano joined Central West Ballet in 2009. Promoted to Second Soloist in 2012, Ms Milano has made her mark in the production of Swan Lake, in The Nutcracker, Peter Pan and in "Too Bad" from That's Showbiz!".
Rena Mian joined Central West Ballet in 2011. Promoted to First Soloist in 2012, Ms Mian has made her mark in the production of Swan Lake, in The Nutcracker and in "It Was A Very Good Year" from Rat Pack in Revue.
In Rat Pack in Revue, Mian delivered a smooth rendering of It Was A Very Good Year, using her defined body lines to great effect. Mian's capacity to show an appealing vulnerability is one of her stage qualities.
In That's Showbiz! Mian was also featured in Nicole Firpo's Whistle With Style, showing Mian's potential for neoclassical work.
Rena Mian is a lovely and slender dancer with natural movement and a lyrical quality. Her lengthy lines go well with traditional classical full lengths and neoclassical works as well.
"Rena is a lovely worker who has a lot of potential", says Artistic Director René Daveluy, "she is gradually gaining strength in her technique and it has been wonderful to see her develop".
Aaron Gulevich joined Central West Ballet in 2011. A Second Soloist, Mr. Gulevich has distinguished himself as Sorcerer Von Rothbart in Swan Lake, as Paris in Romeo & Juliet, as the Cavalier to the Waltz of the Flowers Queen and Lead Arabian in The Nutcracker, as a Stepsister in Cinderella and in René Daveluy's Beneath Existence and Solitary Workers.
"Aaron never quits", says Daveluy, "he is a gentleman and always puts the best of himself into any role given to him". He has shown a steady improvement and I look forward to seeing him perform in subsequent programs. Gulevich also is a natural actor on stage. His portrayal of other character roles such as the Grandfather in The Nutcracker are full of charm and convincing in body language. His ability to create a world of his own are an asset for any full length story ballets.
Aaron Gulevich is a very strong partner with a desire for improvement in his dancing. Newly promoted to Second Soloist, Gulevich has impressed Artistic Director René Daveluy with his progression on stage. A tall and handsome artist, Gulevich has taken on character and partnering roles with ease and distinction. As Sorcerer Von Rothbart in Swan Lake, Gulevich showed rare versatility in portraying the bird like figure with a refined sense of line, and then portraying the transformation into the human sorcerer with an evil elegance worthy of any great theater artist. As the Waltz Cavalier in The Nutcracker, Gulevich changed into a solid partner with skill and security.
In That's Showbiz! Im was impressive with her Tap Dance facility, holding her own in the technically demanding routine Smart Set Stomp Returns. This shows her versatility as an all around performer.
"Noelle's progression within the ranks is due to her complete commitment to excellence", says Artistic Director René Daveluy, "I have seen her develop her roles and work on her technique day in and day out" Daveluy says that Im has added to her natural dance technique and facility a wider sense of artistry and stage craft through her work at Central West Ballet. Indeed, Im's capacity to take on any role and transform herself inspires the audience and C
"Noelle is a gem of a dancer", says Artistic Director René Daveluy, "she has the capacity for absorbing coaching and training quickly and keeps improving with each studio rehearsal and stage performance". Daveluy adds that Im is an intensely focused dancer with the capacity to handle long working hours. "That makes her a valuable asset to any director in my book".
Noelle Im is one of Central West Ballet's great up and coming talents. She has performed the Spring Fairy in CWB's Cinderella with aplomb and technical proficiency. Im also has shown remarkable expertise on stage during the Nutcracker Season, showing technical consistency and a growing confidence across the board. Im's superb dancing talent shows a potential for a lengthy and successful career. Her beautiful and svelte lines combined with pristine working ethics have already propelled her to the front line as a dancer.
Brittnie Cudo joined Central West Ballet in 2008. Promoted to Second Soloist in 2012, Ms Cudo has made her mark as A Spanish Noble the production of Swan Lake, in The Nutcracker, in René Daveluy's Romancing the Stage and That's Showbiz! as well as in "It Was A Very Good Year" from Rat Pack in Revue.
In Rat Pack in Revue, Baier give the audience an exciting performance in The Curse Of An Aching Heart, attacking each section of the dance with allure and gusto. In That's Showbiz! Baier was appealing in Now You Has Jazz, and in Too Bad, also showing off her boundless energy to the enjoyment of the audience.
Baier has also great potential in classical work, with great lines and solid movement abilities, Baier has a versatility that shows her talents as a headliner in the making.
Emily Baier is a petite ballerina with a great body as an instrument for dance. With great features and a charming personality, Baier is a talent that Artistic Director René Daveluy has enjoyed watching develop over the course of the last two years.
"Emily is a gem of a talent and is a very hard worker", Daveluy says enthusiastically, "She has gradually risen through the ranks and is becoming a wonderful dancer".
In Rat Pack in Revue, Cudo delivered a mature interpretation of It Was A Very Good Year, showing depth of feeling.
Cudo also showed character in Swan Lake as a Lead Spanish Noble, with well executed leaps and vivacious moves. In That's Showbiz! Cudo was all fun in Now You Has Jazz, swinging in dance with a fresh approach to her performing.
Cudo has been promoted to Second Soloist.
Brittnie Cudo is a strong dancer with lovely leg lines. A member of Central West Ballet since 2009, Cudo has been a dedicated Company member.
"Brittnie is has a passion for dance and is equally passionate about CWB", says Artistic Director René Daveluy, "I have enjoyed her presence in of our performances".
Daveluy says Cudo has performed well in roles created for her, such as her solo in Daveluy's 'Romancing the Stage'. "Brittnie worked very hard on this ballet", he says, "and she brought to the stage a lovely performance"
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