Project Type: Company Member

Erica Janko

Erica Janko

ERICA JANKO Company Dancer Erica Janko is a movement artist who researches social phenomena through performance. Her recent work has focused on embodiments of group form, performer/audience relationships, and gendered bodies. Erica produced, directed, and choreographed a sold-out run of The Performers in the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. In 2017 she graduated from Swarthmore College where she studied …

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Emily Arden Eakland

Emily Arden Eakland

EMILY ARDEN EAKLAND Company Dancer Photo by Wesley Bane Emily Arden Eakland is a Creative Soul, Connector, Space·Maker, and Idealist. Emily is passionate about supporting art and artists, as well as making art accessible to communities. She co-founded ReCreative Spaces, an arts and events incubator that transformed otherwise vacant places into vibrant hubs of creativity. She has danced with …

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Erica Chamblee

ERICA CHAMBLEE Company Dancer Erica Chamblee is a dancer, choreographer and actress from Washington, D.C. Local dance credits include: Six seasons with Contradiction Dance Theatre as a company member. Other recent performances include: Woman with Sword with BodyWise Dance in Brazil and Page 115 with Alight Dance Theater at Anacostia Arts Center, Dance Place, and Baltimore Dance Invitational. CDT PERFORMANCES …

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Melanie Nehrkorn

Melanie Nehrkorn

MELANIE NEHRKORN Company Dancer Photo by Justin Barbin Melanie Nehrkorn is in her second season with Contradiction Dance Theatre. She has trained and performed in Boston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas. Melanie started dancing in Massachusetts with the Legacy Dance Company and continued to study dance through the Dance and Theater Department at Northwestern …

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Andrea Bachinski

Andrea Bachinski

ANDREA BACHINSKI Production Stage Manager Andrea Bachinski has been pushing Contradiction Dance Theatre’s buttons for almost a decade. By day, she is the Studio Manager and Artistic Operations Coordinator for the Washington National Opera. By night, she is a freelance production and stage manager who has worked with numerous DC area performing arts organizations including Helen …

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Erin White

ERIN WHITE Company Dancer | Marketing Manager & Designer Photo by Alan Kayanan Erin C. White is a creator, artist, and lover of the eclectic and strange. This is her third season with Contradiction Dance Theatre. Erin loves collaborating across genres and actively creates stage and screen work for and alongside other multi-disciplinary artists. Her …

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Jessica Denson

Jessica Denson

JESSICA DENSON Company Dancer | Community Manager Photo by Michael Alvilez MissJessica Denson is a DC-based multi-disciplinary performing artist, educator, and administrator. She is thankful to the Contradiction Dance Theatre family for giving her another opportunity to grow and perform. MissJessica is also the Community Manager for CDT, in which she fosters and further develops community …

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