• Jennifer Yeo

    MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR Having regretfully not danced during her early years, Jennifer Yeo found her niche by exploring different hobbies, including ice skating and cheerleading. It wasn’t until her freshman year of high school that she discovered a love for dance, and ever since it has been the one outlet through which she feels…

  • Jane Bowers

    CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Adopted from China and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, Jane loved dance before she loved runny eggs. After beginning her training at a local ballet studio, Jane majored in dance at Appalachian State University, where she expanded her movement vocabulary to include modern, jazz, hip hop, and West African. Jane has performed with…

  • Jennifer Jeng

    CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Jennifer began dancing during the summer of third grade with Ballet Hispanico on a full scholarship after performing with their elementary school program, Primeros Pasos. At that Upper West Side studio, Jennifer was first exposed to ballet and flamenco, later expanding her dance vocabulary with classes in Latin Jazz, Pointe, Dunham, Horton and Limon….

  • Maddie Bairey

    CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Maddie Bairey started out doing ballet, tap, jazz, and gymnastics at various studios in California and later in Italy, where she spent her middle school years. She gave up dance for varsity track in high school and continued running at the collegiate level while studying at MIT. Following injuries that stopped her from…

  • Charisse Anne

      THE DROP DIRECTOR Charisse Anne started dancing at the age of 13 years old in the styles of jazz and hip-hop, but has realized her love for waacking, voguing, and house since she transplanted to New York City from sunny San Diego, California in 2009. She has trained with multiple teams along the West Coast…

  • Derek Ho

    CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Growing up in a family of dancers, one of Derek Ho’s earliest childhood memories is watching his parents train in ballroom at their local studio in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Despite the early exposure, Derek did not discover his passion in dance until his freshman year at Rutgers University, where he was inspired…

  • Esosa Oviasu

    CREATIVE DIRECTOR By the age of 12, Esosa Oviasu had already conquered the scene of awkward Bar Mitzvah dances crazes such as “The Cha Cha Slide” and “Cotton-Eyed Joe,” but it was when entered high school that he was formally introduced to breaking and popping. Years later when he moved to New York City, he…

  • Willy Hoang

    SPRING LOGISTICS DIRECTOR Willy Hoang originates from Gardena, a suburb of Los Angeles. He first began dabbling in dance during his freshman year of college through Expressions Dance Company. After moving to New York, he briefly joined Synchronic Dance Team and continued dancing by taking classes throughout the city. He is thrilled to join EPIC Motion for Season 9.