RTGPC : Dancer/Performer Bios - 2019
Larissa Asebedo is a dancer, creator, and educator based in New York City. Originally from the Denver area she attended the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College where she completed her B.F.A. with a psychology minor while also studying abroad in Perth, Australia. Larissa has worked professionally with Lisa Fagan, Daniel Gwirtzman, Megan Mizanty, Kensaku Shinohara, Mei Yamanaka, the Merce Cunningham Trust, and various peers. She has presented her choreographic work with Triskelion Arts, Dixon Place, The Craft, Fooju Dance Collaborative, & Spitball. Larissa has experience teaching dance and Pilates to children and adults. She values the mind-body connection, creative expression, and lifelong learning. Larissa has been dancing with Rachel Thorne Germond since 2017.
Kirsten Reynolds of Harbor Springs, Michigan, began her early training in classical ballet under Heather Raue. She graduated in 2017 with BFA degrees in Ballet and Modern Dance from Texas Christian University's School for Classical and Contemporary Dance. Since moving to NYC, Kirsten has performed with Rachel Thorne Germond Performance Collage, [insert dance company title here], Ninja Ballet, Nuo Spiritual Dance Company and appeared in Jacqulyn Buglisi's Table of Silence and Regina Opera's Aida and Hansel and Gretel in addition to working as a freelance dancer.
Tasha Taylor has performed extensively with many choreographers including Pat Cremins, Steve Gross, Dean Moss, Lynn Shapiro, Matthew Brookoff, and RoseAnne Spradlin. She received a "Bessie" Award for her performance in Spradlin's Underworld. Tasha is excited to return to dance with Rachel and RTGPC . A Feldenkrais® practitioner since 2006, Tasha teaches classes at Movement Research and maintains a practice on the Upper West Side focusing on performing artists interested in improving their self-use. Tasha delights in improvisation and poetry and is curious about the relationship between movement, feeling and learning.
RECENT PERFORMERS WITH RTGPC (2010-2018)
February, 2019 - RTGPC at University Settlement House
New York, NY
Roni Gross - Performance Collage #3: Safety Dance (duet version)
Megan Thompson - Under the Rainbow and Rejoinder
Jennifer Stone - Rejoinder
Ashley Budy Whitlinger - Precious Unfolding
Students at Old Dominion University - 2010-2014
1990 - 2014 List of Dancers/Performers with RTG Dance, NFP and 2014-2018 with RTGPC (aka RTG Dance).