Andrew Broaddus (Swing) is an actor, dancer, musician, and juggler originally from Teaneck, NJ. He graduated from Oberlin College in 2007 and has been performing in New York ever since. Recently he’s been masquerading as a British rockstar in Megan Sipe’s Chocolate Dances and singing music from the Republic of Georgia with the choir Supruli, lead by Carl Linich, including a performance accompanying the silent film Eliso at MoMA’s Georgian film festival.
Larry Daniels (Swing) has had the privilege of working with White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company, Megan Bascom & Dancers, and is currently working with Mike Esperanza's BARE Dance Company. He received his BFA in Dance from the University of California Santa Barbara where he performed works by Lar Lubovitch, Jennifer Muller, Austin McCormick, Christopher Pilafian, Nancy Colohan, and Mira Kingsley. Larry is originally from Murrieta, California where he began dancing at the age of 10 by competing both nationally and internationally in Irish step dancing.
Julia Jurgilewicz (Swing) trained in her home state of Massachusetts at The Gold School and earned her BFA at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She performed in Don Giovanni, Aida, and Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera, and in works by Mark Dendy, Johannes Wieland, Jillian Pena, LEVYdance, Suzanne Beahrs Dance, Dishman + Co., and The Anata Project. She has performed internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland and the Black Box Festival in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Julia presents her own choreography with RedCurrant Collective throughout NYC. Currently, Julia dances with Third Rail Projects, Liz Gerring Dance, and Erica Essner Performance Co-Op.
Roxanne Kidd (Swing) began her professional journey in New York with Third Rail Projects in 2012. She graduated Florida State University with a BFA in Dance and is a former student of her Third Rail Projects directors. Roxanne has performed and collaborated with Third Rail Projects in Then She Fell, Marrow, Yolk, House No. 17, Midnight Madness,The Grand Paradise, and Ghost Light. She has also worked with The Median Movement and ChrisMastersdance. As a teaching artist to young dancers, she has taught at PS 279 with The LeAp program (Bronx) and currently with Aspire2dance Studio (Brooklyn).
Mary Madsen (Assistant Rehearsal Director/Swing) is a dance artist based in Brooklyn. Originally from Wisconsin, she holds a BFA in dance from the University of Milwaukee-WI. Mary has been a performer in Third Rail Projects' Then She Fell since 2013, and also currently dances with Jody Oberfelder Projects. She has also worked with: Megan Bascom, Regina Nejman, Rebollar Dance Theater (D.C.), Kelly Anderson (Chicago), Simone Ferro (Milwaukee), and Elia Mrak (Seattle). Mary makes dance films and teaches improvisation based musings through Movement Playdates. (Photo by WOWE)
Justin Mock (Swing) is a Pittsburgh native. Past companies include Hubbard Street 2, Hou Ying Dance Theatre, Peridance Contemporary Dance Co. & Merce Cunningham Dance Trust. Past Theatres include North Shore Music Theatre, Pittsburgh Musical Theatre, Little Theatre On The Square. Represented by Lucille Dicampli Artist Rep --- @j_mockery
Taylor Myers (Swing) Taylor Myers fell headlong into immersive theater five years ago and hasn't looked back. He has performed for Punchdrunk, Third Rail Projects, and his own company, Roll The Bones. Specializing in bringing large scale immersive work to life at non-traditional times and places, he has directed shows from sunrise to the witching hour, from a New York cemetery to a 500 year old Irish castle. He doesn't much believe in performer bios and more information can be found at his company's website, www.rollthebonestheatre.com.
Kim Savarino (Swing) is a performer and choreographer. Kim joined Third Rail Projects in 2014, and has worked with artists including Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker, Ivo Van Hove, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Romeo Castellucci, Mia Habib, Alex Ketley/The Foundry, and Lindsey Dietz-Marchant, among others. Her choreography has been supported and presented by MANCC Forward Dialogues, Arts@Renaissance, Davis & Elkins College, the WV Dance Festival, pie&performance, and online at @kasavvy. Kim studied dance at Florida State University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. She grew up in Southern California and West Virginia. www.kimsavarino.com
Jeff Sykes (Swing) began his formal training at North Carolina School of The Arts. He studied at The Juilliard School, where he created works with Stijn Celis, Alexander Ekman, Jill Johnson & Ohad Naharin. Professionally, Sykes has danced with Ballet Hispanico, Brian Brooks Moving Company, Company XIV & The Metropolitan Opera. As a choreographer, he has presented works at Judson Church, The Philadelphia Fringe, Princeton University & The Juilliard School.
Alex M. Schell (Swing), a native North Carolinian, is a performer, choreographer, and eternal optimist. She graduated with honors from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a B.F.A. in Dance. In addition to Third Rail Projects, Alex dances and acts as a rehearsal director for MATYCHAK (Nathalie Matychak, Artistic Director). Outside of performance, Alex is an arts administrator at Pentacle, a non-profit organization driven to provide flexible and affordable management support for the arts community. You can learn more about Alex at http://alexmschell.wixsite.com/create
Bre Short (Swing) is a dancer and singer based in Brooklyn. She trained at The Boston Conservatory and graduated with a B.A. in Dance from Point Park University. While in Pittsburgh, Bre performed with The Pillow Project, Gia Cacelano, Maree Remalia, and Reed Dance. In 2013, Bre was awarded an artist residency at PearlArts Studios where she composed original music and premiered her choreographic work The Flight & The Fall. Bre was featured in In Medias Res’ film I’m A Stranger Here Myself and recently as a dancer in the upcoming feature film 306 Hollywood by El Tigre Productions. In NYC, she has performed with The People Movers, Nadine Bommer Dance Theater, and Third Rail Projects. Bre recently collaborated with music group Sontag Shogun and has since been invited to perform at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery in NYC. As a vocalist, she has performed at Rockwood Music Hall and The Way Station. She continues to create and perform throughout the city.
Ryan Weustewald (Swing) is an actor/writer from South Dakota. After graduating with an MFA in Acting from the University of Hawaii, he moved to Denver, Colorado where he acted professionally for two years before heading to NYC on New Years Eve of 2013/14. Third Rail Projects credits include: Ghost Light, (Commissioned by LCT3), Sweet and Lucky (Commissioned by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts). Other Credits Include: Our Trojan War (Aquila Theatre Co.) Jackie & Me (Denver Center for the Performing Arts), Metamorphoses (Aurora Fox), How The World Began (BETC Regional Premiere), Failure: A Love Story, Jon (Catamounts Regional Premieres), It’s Only A Play (Hawai’i Theatre), The Propagation of Light in a Vacuum (10 Days Festival: Tasmania, Australia) Watershed, (LIDA Project), The Shape of Things, Art (AWS Theatre Co.)
Madeline Wilcox (Swing) is a Brooklyn based dancer, performer, and personal trainer originally from Northern Arizona. Since relocating to New York City, she has danced with Sarah Michelson, Ori Flomin, Jillian Peña, Jody Oberfelder, Suzanne Beahrs, Jessica Gaynor, the Median Movement, Kendra Portier, Ashleigh Leite, Robert Ashley (in the experimental opera That Morning Thing), and in Andy deGroat's reconstructed work with Catherine Galasso. She studied dance performance and communication at Arizona State University, graduating summa cum laude in 2011. She currently works with choreographer Sarah Michelson in addition to Third Rail Projects.