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Five Feet Dance works in generous collaboration with other artists.

2019-2020 Collaborators:

Janelle Gleason Janelle Gleason is a dancer, choreographer, and artistic director from San Francisco. She has worked with The Company, a professional urban dance team from Daly City, and Project Home, a collective of urban dancers that premiered its first narrative dance film and evening-length show in 2017. Janelle has performed in San Francisco, San Diego, Colorado, Spain, Iceland, and Singapore and continues to teach and create work throughout the Bay Area. She is excited to begin this creative collaboration with Five Feet Dance.
Jazlynn_web Jazlynn G. Eugenio Pastor is a performing artist who grew up in Los Angeles after her family immigrated from the Philippines. Movement, poetry, and spoken word have always found a home in her body, and she has been on a journey to strengthing its foundation since graduating from the University of San Francisco. She is currently a teacher for the American Center of Philippine Arts and a performing member of Parangal Dance Company and Kularts. Through her involvement and collaboration with groups like Five Foot Dance, Jazlynn hopes to represent her identity and express stories related to the Philippine diaspora
Matthew_web Matthew Yukio Morishige (He/Him/His) is an actor, musician, and teaching artist in the Bay Area. This is his first collaboration with Five Feet Dance Company. Matthew has performed with theater companies such as Cornerstone Theater Company (California: The Tempest), Inferno Theatre (Othello), and Rhyme Combinator (Cofounders: The Musical V2). He has a background in hip-hop improvisation as a graduate of the Freestyle Love Supreme Academy and is currently a Performer Educator with Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre.

2017-2018 Collaborators:

  • Jazlynn Eugenio Pastor
  • Joyce Lien Kushner
  • Kathleen Moore
  • Malia Byrne
  • Marysa Robinson
  • Melissa Lewis
  • Nina Wu

2016-2017 Collaborators:

  • Charlotte Baldiviez
  • Emily Hansel
  • Kathleen Moore
  • Kuan Hsuan Lee
  • Lara D’Emilio
  • Maddy Lawder
  • Melissa Mancini
  • Nyla Leonardi
  • Sienna Williams