Julia began training at the age of nine, studying ballet, modern, tap, lyrical, and jazz. After high school, she went on to earn her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in dance from Long Island University, Brooklyn campus. In New York she had the opportunity to learn and perform choreography by various world renowned choreographers, including Ron K. Brown, Bill T. Jones, Jennifer Muller, Nathan Trice, and Twyla Tharp, among others. In the summer of 2014, she joined the dance team for the Mets Affiliated baseball team, The Brooklyn Cyclones. Upon moving back to her native Massachusetts, Julia began teaching at Center Stage Dance Academy (Plymouth MA) as well as for the DEA Youth Dance program. She began dancing with various companies and choreographers in the area, including Adrienne Hawkins, and performs regularly at venues in the greater Boston and South Shore area, and with companies including Rainbow Tribe, Project 31 and Mystique Illusions Dance Theater. In 2018, Julia was one of the featured performers for the Raw Artists Boston show, where she performed a self choreographed work. She also guest teaches at local dance centers such as Green Street Studios and the Dance Complex.
Stephanie received the bulk of her dance training at Melissa Hoffman Dance Center in Hudson, NH. As a teenager she had the opportunity to travel to Namibia, Africa on outreach missions, performing and teaching in schools throughout the country, which ignited her passion for community dance education. She graduated summa cum laude from Suffolk University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History. As a professional, Stephanie has previously danced with Hyperbole Dance, and has been a member of BoSoma Dance Company since May 2013. With BoSoma, she has had the opportunity to dance in festivals at Boston Common, on the New England Conservatory stage, and within art exhibits at the Peabody Essex Museum. Stephanie spent four years in the public school system, establishing the Dance Program at Salem Academy Charter School in Salem, MA. She is the Director of BoSoma School of Dance, Co-Director of the BoSoma Youth Company, and teaches a variety of classes from Tiny Tots to the Senior Level.
Kelsye started her early training with the Donna Miceli Dance Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. From there, she went on to pursue a double major in Global Communication and Dance & Performance studies at Roger Williams University (Bristol, RI) under the direction of Gary Shore, France Hunter, and Cathy Nicoli. During her time there, she worked with distinguished modern choreographers such as Jean Abreu, Christina Robson, Helen Simoneau, Fritha Pengelly, and Kellie Ann Lynch. In 2013, Kelsye traveled to London, UK for a semester abroad to study modern dance. There she worked with choreographer Alexander Whitley as well as teachers Theo Lowe and Stephen Pelton. She also had the opportunity to partake in an experimental dance film entitled “Places Between” choreographed by Angie Conte and Sarah Poekert. Kelsye has had the honor of performing at the American College Dance Association in 2013 and 2015, and the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival in 2014. In May of 2015, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from RWU. Kelsye has been with BoSoma since 2016.
Margaret Falcone is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher from Syracuse, NY where she trained at The Ballet & Dance Center. She recently graduated from Boston Conservatory at Berklee with a B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance Performance, Summa Cum Laude, with emphases in modern dance and creating performance. At the Conservatory, she performed works by Otis Sallid, Roderick George, Joe Chvala, Merce Cunningham, and Stephanie Martinez, among others. Margaret presented her debut piece, Through Their Empty Names: Wind, Water, Stone in Boston Conservatory’s 2017 Winterworks concert. This work was created in conjunction with an original composition and danced alongside live musicians. Later, she continued on to premier two more pieces on the mainstage, re: living and May You Always Find Goodness. She is currently a dance teacher for Boston Ballet’s community outreach programs, introducing the love of dance to children in schools across Boston. In addition to joining BoSoma, she also dances for DrumatiX and is a guest choreographer for Cambridge Rindge & Latin School. Dance has always been a major influence in Margaret’s life and she is excited to continue her explorations at BoSoma Dance Company.
Courtney received a BFA in Dance Performance in 2017 from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During that time she had the opportunity to study and perform the classical forms of Ballet, Pointe, Limon, Graham and Contemporary directed by her professors and guests artists such as Manuel Vignoulle and Norbert De La Cruz III. She is now an instructor at Revival Academy of Dance and The Inspired Arts Company.
Kristen received her early training from Bill Fowler and later, Jeannette Neill's Boston Youth Moves (BYM). While training at BYM she was honored to work with master choreographers including Hope Boykin, Kirven Boyd, Chet Walker, and Richard Havey. She graduated from UMASS Amherst with a BFA in Dance, performing works by Camille A. Brown, Adirenne Hawkins, and Billbob Brown. She has also performed with Jazz Inc and Hyperbole. She joined the Boston Conservatory in 2014 as a Jazz Dance Instructor.
Tony Tucker is a dancer, choreographer, performer, and educator. After discovering a 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 now performs as a guest in numerous companies in Boston. Tony continues his education by attending classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, modern, and pas de deux. He is a dedicated dancer and a talented choreographer. As a teacher, he is adored by students all over Massachusetts and shares his gift of dance and love of the art form in every way he can.
Angela joined BoSoma in 2015 after graduating magna cum laude from Dean College with a Bachelor of Arts in dance. During her time at Dean she trained in a variety of techniques including ballet, pointe, Horton, Graham, jazz, contemporary and tap. Angela studied with professionals such as Jill Silverman, Gregory King, Laura Young, Jeremy Ruth Howes, Robbie Mulrey, and Todd Shanks. She was Vice President of the Dean College Dance Team, performed in numerous shows on campus, and was also selected to perform at the Joyce Theatre, American College Dance Festival, and Boston Contemporary Dance Festival. Outside of her studies as a dance major, Angela further trained at the Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive and the Donald Byrd Workshop at Spectrum Dance Theatre. In 2016 and 2017 Angela performed in Tony William's Urban Nutcracker. Most recently in 2017, Angela stared in the show King Triton’s Concert at Tokyo Disney Resort. She performed as an aerialist in the 15 minute show, which is entirely in Japanese. It is based on The Little Mermaid, and features Ariel as she “swims” over the audience. Angela had an incredible experience becoming an aerialist, learning Japanese, and living in a new country while performing at Tokyo Disney.