Jonathan Luke Stevens has been a company member at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for the last 6 seasons. A native of Baton Rouge, LA, he has been performing since the age of 11. After graduating high school from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts with an emphasis in Musical Theatre, he went on to receive his BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory. He has worked in both New York City, and Los Angeles, as well as other major regional theaters like the American Repertory Theatre and Seattles 5th Avenue.
Hanna grew up locally and studied with Aisha at Danceworks for 7 years! She knew her passion for dance at a young age, and went on to study Dance Performance and Choreography at Elon University. In college she focused on Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, and Jazz. When she left college, she dove into the dance world, teaching classes to all ages and performing with various companies on the west coast and in New York City. She received a certificate for a 200 hour yoga teacher training and further pursued dance pedagogy. She booked a tour with Music Producer “Troyboi”, in 2017, as a dancer, aerialist, and violinist, and toured with him for 2.5 years. Hanna’s experience and passion for teaching will provide the groundwork for a well rounded class of technique and performance critique, and of course lots of fun!
Calysta Cheyenne studied hip hop, jazz and contemporary at Ashland Danceworks for seven years and also studied ballet and tap as a young adult. She became certified as a cardio kickboxing instructor in 2012 and has a passion for music, creative movement and fitness. Calysta is an avid performer and the frontwoman of multiple bands in Oregon. She believes that by authentically expressing oneself through artistic and physical pursuits, a person can achieve peace within and inspire others to share their joy. Calysta is a skilled trainer who brings her positive energy to every class when teaching both children and adults.
280 E Hersey #14, Ashland