Stephanie Heroux has toured internationally as a Dance Captain for Royal Caribbean International, and performed locally with the The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Lorraine Chapman The Company, and as a principal dancer for ACE Entertainment. She also studied under Matt Mattox and Chet Walker at Jacob’s Pillow, and holds a B.A. from Boston University in English Literature and Business Administration.
In 2005 Stephanie founded Jazz Inc., a production company specializing in contemporary dance and commercial theatre. Clients have included 28 degrees, Pearl Vodka, Bacardi, the Boston Bruins, The Webster Company, the Latin Pride National Awards, and several local theatre companies and dance festivals.
Stephanie has choreographed regional theatre productions of Fiddler, The WIZ, FAME, and On the Town, and work for the Lowell House Opera Company in Cambridge, MA. She teaches company class and choreographs for Harvard University’s Mainly Jazz Dance Company, in addition to teaching master classes across New England. Currently, Stephanie is on faculty at The Jeannette Neill Dance Studio, Ballet Arts Center of Winchester, and Emerson College.
Eric Berey is a rising senior at Emerson College in their BFA acting program. He is originally from Baltimore Maryland where he graduated from the Carver Center for Arts and Technology. He began his formal dance training at Towson University’s Children Dance Division where he was privileged to perform with both the Moscow Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Christmas Nutcrackers. In high school he performed works by Stephanie Powell at the National High School Dance Festival as well as Troy Powell, Associate Artistic Director of Ailey II, while spending his summers at Goucher College in their Summer Arts Program. Since moving to Boston Eric has performed with Doug Elkins & Friends’ Fraulein Maria at the opening season of ArtsEmerson. He’s a founding member and choreographer for Emerge Danceworks and has performed Emerson Stage’s XDance. He’s secretary of Emerson’s only short form improv comedy troupe, Stroopwafel, and a company member of Emerson’s Shakespeare Society where he has performed the roles of Ariel in the Tempest and Claudio in Measure for Measure. He is super excited to perform with Jazz Inc. and thanks Stephanie for this amazing opportunity!
K.C. Brunini is from Stoneham, MA and feels honored to be a part of Jazz Inc! She started dancing at the age of two at a local studio and later joined Jeannette Neill's pre-professional company, Boston Youth Moves (BYM.) While training and performing with BYM, she had the privilege working with many master teachers such as, Chet Walker, Hope Boykin, Kirven Boyd, and Max Luna. She was also selected to attend the Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive. K.C.'s performance credits include, WRUSH Dance Crew: Best of the East and Project K, Dance Company Worcester, and Jeannette Neill Repertory Concerts. She is currently on faculty at several dance studios throughout Massachusetts.
Natalie Cameron grew up dancing in New York. Over the years she has attended
multiple dance schools on Long Island including The Russian Ballet
School, Maple Avenue Dance and Westbury Academy of Dance, and in New
York City such including the Alvin Ailey School, the School at Steps, and
Martha Graham Studios. This summer she completed an internship at the
Broadway Dance Center studying under Joshua Bergasse and Sheila
Barker. She also worked at the PULSE offices and attended the PULSE in
NYC. Natalie is currently a student at Harvard University. While in
college she directed and choreographed for the Mainly Jazz Dance
Company and performed in Dancer's Viewpointe under the direction of
Elizabeth Bergmann. Natalie will graduate in the spring with a BA in
Rohin Deb is originally from Los Angeles and began his dance training at the University of Southern California after a career as a runner. Under the tutelage of choreographer Regina Williams and Jonathan Sharp, he found his passion for dance and appeared in several shows with the USC Repertory Dance Company as both performer and choreographer. He has appeared in several films and music videos for artists such as Kid Infinity. In 2008, Rohin traveled to New York City to pursue a master’s degree and continue his dance training. While in NYC, he trained at Broadway Dance Center as a Winter Intern and studied extensively with Ginger Cox and Joshua Pelatzsky. He recently moved to Boston and is extremely excited to be dancing with Jazz Inc.
Rohin holds a MA in Performance Studies from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and Graduate School of Arts and Science, and a BA in English Literature from the University of Southern California.
Martina Langdon is originally from Arlington, MA and is currently residing in downtown Boston, MA. She graduated Cum Laude from Northeastern University and holds a B.S. in Business Administration. Marti's passion for movement began at the young age of three years old when she began dancing. Her professional dancing career began under the direction of Jeannette Neill and Jim Viera, of the Jeannette Neill Dance Studio and Boston Youth Moves, in which she participated in their pre-professional program for five years. Marti has had the pleasure of working with master choreographers such as Danny Buraczeski, Chet Walker, and Matthew Rushing and Hope Boykin of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She also has had the incredible opportunity of performing in a tribute to Chita Rivera. Marti is currently dancing professionally for Jazz Inc. while also maintaining her relationship with the Jeannette Neill Dance Studio. She has also held a lead role in a TV commercial for W.B. Mason. Marti is a certified Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga Instructor at Motion Arts in Boston, MA in which her yoga training stemmed from the dynamic teaching of Jennifer Yarro at Frog Lotus Yoga Studio in North Adams, MA. Marti is also a Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Consultant having received her certification through AFPA. She is presently employed by Erik Bruce’s company, The Training Force, based out of Arlington and Bedford, MA.
Lori LoTurco grew up dancing in Lexington, MA under the direction of Thelma Goldberg and Rebecca Robichaud. A recipient of the Lilla Frances Viles Scholarship in Dance, she graduated with honors and a BS in Dance Performance and Choreography from Skidmore College. While at Skidmore, she had the privilege of studying intensely with world renowned dancers and choreographers such as Nancy Bannon (Doug Varone), Kenneth Topping (Martha Graham), Brian Simmerson (MOMIX), David Dorfman, Ellen Sinopoli, Alexei Tchernichov, and Luigi, among others. The CO-Founder of former modern company VL DanceWorks, her choreography has been presented locally at Wellesley College, the Coolidge Corner Theatre, Green Street Studios, the Dance Complex and Boston's Hatch Shell; and regionally at Skidmore College, the Duke on 42nd St, and the Williamsburg Art NeXus. Lori has danced with the Nicola Hawkins Dance Company, Boston's ACE Entertainment and most recently, Urbanity Dance. She is currently a dancer with Jazz Inc, and works intensely with independent choreographer, Michelle Chassé . As former faculty of the Jeannette Neill Dance Studio, and Director of the Boston Conservatory Hoofers, Lori now works with the dancers of the Legacy Dance Company, and teaches jazz for the Boston Conservatory's Musical Theatre Division. Lori is a full-time marketing and communications professional in Boston's Fort Point Channel.
Michael could not be more excited to be dancing with Jazz Inc. National Tours: OZ, the Musical (w/ Diana Degarmo). Regional: Tom/u/s Bobby in A Chorus Line (North Shore Music Theatre), Angel in RENT (Maine State Music Theatre), Chicago (Maine State Music Theatre). Other: Dancer with Carnival Cruise Lines. He is currently pursuing his B.F.A in Musical Theatre at the Boston Conservatory. He is would like to thank his wonderful family and friends for their continued love and support.
Katie McVey is a graduate of Dean College receiving her B.A. in Dance. She enjoys performing and choreographing in Modern, Ballet, and Jazz dance. She currently teaches dance to many local dance studios throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. This summer she will be on staff at New England Summer Dance Camp. Katie's performance credits include multiple productions with Dean Dance Company, and as a corps dancer in Pioneer Valley Ballet’s Nutcracker. She is currently performing with Jazz Inc. and the Boston-based Afro-Haitian Arc en Ciel Dance Troupe. Katie enjoys moving people’s lives with enthusiasm and emotional expression through many styles of dance.
Robbie Mulrey graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia with his BFA in Dance. He has been a soloist for several dance companies such as Ballet Magique, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, JADD Co., Nannette Brodie Dance Co., Louise Reichlin and Dancers, and Impulse Dance Company. He has been in theatrical productions such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1st National Tour, Alice in Wonderland, International Tour, Aida, Los Angeles/Palm Beach Opera, and West Side Story. Robbie also performs in Boston with ACE Entertainment doing numerous industrials and work with the Symphony. He is also on faculty at Boston Ballet School and has been a judge and master teacher for numerous dance competitions throughout the United States.
Chris Nicolosi is thrilled to join Jazz Inc! Originally from New Jersey, Mr. Nicolosi is a senior at Emerson College pursuing his BFA in musical theatre performance. He expects to graduate in May 2011. Previous credits: Romeo and Juliet, The Boston Ballet (Citizen); New Voices, Papermill Playhouse; and High School Musical, Cabaret, 42nd Street, and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, The Surflight Theatre in New Jersey. Emerson Credits: John and Jen, Songs for a New World, Dani Girl, Zazou, Esperanza Rising, and XDance 2011. Chris would like to thank Stephanie for this opportunity.
Allen is a new member to the cast of Jazz, Inc. and is honored to have been given the opportunity to perform beside such a talented group of performers with such diverse experiences. While studying Veterinary Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Allen was accepted onto the University's Ballroom Dance Team. Faculty credits: Club West, UniqueSteps, Creative Movements and LindaKay Dance Studios. Allen is currently the director of the Gymnastic Academy of Boston and a member of the Dance2Save1Life Dance Group. He recently performed for the Boston Celtics, helping to raise money for less fortunate children. He would like to thank the cast for their support and patience and also wish Stephanie much success in this and future endeavors.
Marcia Rotondo trained at the LaPierre School of Dance in Reading, and has performed with companies such as Anna Myer & Dancers, the Albany-Berkshire Ballet, Ballet for Young Audiences NYC, and Jazz Inc, among others. She has also appeared in a music video on VH1 and was featured in the film "Beatbox: Alternate Take" at the MoMA in NY. She holds a BA in Marine Biology and Neuroscience from Smith College, and currently teaches on the Dance faculty at Ballet Arts Centre of Winchester and the School of Ballet Arts in Concord.
Tony "Proto" Tucker
Tony "Proto" Tucker is a dancer, choreographer, performer and educator. After discovering a new love for dance while attending Boston University's summer dance program "Reach" he joined forces with J.S. Fusement and started training more passionately in hip hop, Haitian folklore and jazz dance. He soon became a member of J.S. Extension, the performing company, and performed throughout Massachusetts. Under the direction of Jeffrey Louizia, Tony continued to perform and guest teach at workshops, conventions and assist with master classes throughout New England. Besides dancing with Bosoma Dance Company, Tony is also a proud member of Modern Dyscomfort, a Boston based modern dance company under the direction of Ricardo Foster Jr., and a soloist for The Braintree Ballet Company/Dance Studio of Braintree, where he trains with Melissa Kelley Clark and Ricardo Machado. As a teacher, he is adored by students all over Massachusetts, and continues to share his love of dance in every way he can.