Cari Cunningham received a Master of Fine Arts degree in dance from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Bachelor of Arts degree in dance from the Robert D. Clark Honor's College at the University of Oregon. As a performer, Cunningham has danced for many artists including Susan Marshall, Kevin Wynn, David Capps, Kristin Heavey/Element Dance Theatre, Gabe Masson, Marilyn Dannitz, Onye Ozuzu/Skeleton Dance Project, and Pam Geber. Her choreographic works have been performed in Oregon, Colorado, Massachusetts, Texas, Mexico, and in New York City at City Center "On the 6th Floor," The Ailey School, La Mama Experimental Theatre, the 2008 & 2011 DUMBO Dance Festivals, the 2009 Cool NY Dance Festival, and Greenspace Studios Take Root series. Here in Reno, she has been a guest choreographer for Wing and a Prayer Modern Dance Company, served as co-artistic director for the experimental performance Openended at the Holland Project, and has both performed and choreographed in projects for Artown and "Dance in the Gallery" at the Nevada Museum of Art. Most recently she was commissioned by the Nevada Museum of Art to create a performance event in response to the Leo Villareal exhibit "Animating Light." Cunningham has been published in Dance Magazine, Pointe, Dance Spirit and Dance Teacher magazines. In 2008 she formed bell? contemporary dance co. and premiered her first evening-length work, TIES, in February 2010. The company will be presented by Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Massachusetts in July 2012.
Trannon Mosher holds a B.A. in dance and a B.S. in aerospace
engineering from the University of Colorado as well as an S.M. in
aeronautics and astronautics from MIT. Trannon has had the privilege of dancing under the direction of such artists as Susan Marshall, Kevin Wynn, Robert Battle, David Capps, Robin Haig, Mary Wohl Haan, Thad Bennett, and Carol Richards. Festivals attended include the American Dance Festival (2001, 2002, and 2004) and the Pro Danza Italia dance festival in Tuscany, Italy in 2003. Mosher has worked with several companies including belle contemporary dance co., based
in Reno, NV; as well as Haan Dances and Frequent Flyers Productions, both based in Boulder, CO.