Dag Rosenqvist, a Swedish sound artist, has put out around 40 releases in different constellations, among them From the Mouth of the Sun with musician Aaron Martin. He has collaborated with artists like Machinefabriek, Simon Scott (Slowdive) and Matthew Collings. His discography includes releases on labels like Miasmah [NO], Fang Bomb [SE] and Experimedia [US] to name a few.
Using a wide array of acoustic and electric instruments as a foundation for his compositions, Dag has managed to create his own musical landscape where various elements blend together, resulting in music that is highly personal.
He has created music for dance performances in Sweden and for The London Royal Opera House. He has made original music for films and music by From the Mouth of the Sun was featured in American director Jeff Nichols movie Midnight Special (Warner Brothers 2016). Throughout the years he has created numerous remixes and toured both Europe and USA.
Rachel Carroll, a Miami native, began dancing at the age of 3. She is an alumna of the Miami Conservatory, New World School of the Arts high school and Florida International University where she received a BA in dance. She is a founding member of Rosie Herrera Dance Theater and has been a member of the interactive, improvisational performance group CircX since 2006. Rachel has also had the pleasure of performing with Brazz Dance Theater, Letty Bassart, Joanne Barrett. Matthew Evan Taylor, and Ilana Reynolds among others.
Lize-Lotte Pitlo began dancing at the age of 3 in The Netherlands, her native country, where she attended the Fontys University of Dance. During the program she performed a solo at the Eurovision Young Dancers in Amsterdam and was nominated for the Young Top Talent Prize for Artists. After graduating she visited New York City and received a merit scholarship to study at the Cunningham Dance Studio. She had the opportunity to work with several choreographers and perform in and outside New York.
Currently living in Miami she works with Karen Peterson and Dancers, TOC-Project/Lara Tinari, Pioneer Winter and Jenny Larsson among others. She is honored to be a teaching artist for Karen Peterson’s Youth Arts Enrichment Program (YEP), which offers dance for students with disabilities throughout Miami Dade Public Schools.
Celeste Fraser Delgado is an associate professor of English and humanities at Barry University, as well as a student of classical vocal performance. She is a contributing editor to artburstmiami.com and has covered the arts for practically every South Florida news outlet, including the Miami Herald, the New Times, and WLRN-Miami Herald News. She is the currently writing a book on the community arts program she directs called Carnival Arts, which teaches youth the drumming, dance, and costume-making traditions of Caribbean carnivals. Lately, she has taken to writing cabaret songs and singing them wherever anyone will listen.
Priscilla Marrero, Miami native, is a performer, choreographer, teaching artist and researcher by nature. Currently, she collaborates with multidisciplinary artists- physical theater artist José Manuel Domínguez as well as performing artist Carlota Pradera whom along with a collective presented Think Like A Guy 11’ and Aquarius Juice 12’ , commissioned by Miami Light Project’s Here and Now 2012. Since 2009, she is resident dance consultant and choreographer at South Miami Senior High School Dance Program. She is an active member in the development of Inkub8 directed by Heather Maloney. She received her BA in Dance ’09 from Florida International University. Since a young age, she has been receiving scholarships and work-studies including Artistic Dance Center, Florida Dance Festival and most recently participated in Movement Research Summer Melt in New York City. She is a diverse performer with experience in film, television, and performance companies.
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