The Company

Jennifer Alafat

grew up in Colorado Springs, CO and began taking dance classes at the age of five. In high school, she had the privilege of studying under German and Valentina Zamuel, who graduated from the Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy and taught at The Royal Ballet School. Jennifer represented their studio in competitions such as the Youth America Grand Prix and performed as a soloist in the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Paquita, and Giselle.

Jennifer went on to graduate summa cum laude with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of Southern Mississippi, where she was inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA). After graduation, Jennifer trained and performed with Ad Deum II Dance Company in Houston, TX, where she primarily studied the Graham and Limón modern techniques. She has also been featured as a guest artist for Hub Dance Collective and Zion Dance Project, as well as performed work by William Forsythe, Gabriel Speiller (Bruce Wood Dance), Vincent Hardy (Complexions Contemporary Ballet), and Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.

Danielle Beeman

Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Danielle Beeman began dancing at the age of 3 under the artistic direction of Michelle Latimer, at Michelle Latimer Dance Academy. In 2015 Danielle graduated from the University of Iowa, receiving her BFA in Dance, a degree in Communication Studies and a specialization in American Sign Language. While at UI Danielle received the dance departments ICA Dance Scholarship, The Excellence In Preforming and Communicative Arts scholarship, and was accepted into The Order of Omega Honors Society. Danielle was lucky enough to learn works by various companies such as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Batsheva Dance Company, Martha Grahm Dance Company, Nederlands Dans Theater, Bill T. Jones and perform in works by many renowned choreographers such as George De La Pena, Alan Sener, Deanna Carter, Eloy Barragan, Michael Medcalf, Charlotte Adams, Armando Duarte, Lisa Gonzales, Kristin Mars, and Ellie Goudie. In 2013 Danielle was selected as one of twelve dancers to join the universities elite touring company, Dancers in Company, where she performed 5 pieces throughout the Midwest, and was selected as a soloist.

Professionally Danielle has trained with River North Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Alvin Ailey, Lemon Sponge Cake, and Giordano Dance Chicago. Danielle has performed/toured throughout the US and has danced as a primary company member for the Hannah Kahn Dance Company, the Maureen Breeze Dance Theater, Moraporvida, Symbiosis Arts and JKCO. She has also performed in various commercial works, festivals and collaborations around the country. Danielle teaches Jazz, Ballet, Ballroom, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical and Dance Conditioning for several studios around CO including Michelle Latimer Dance Academy, Mpact Dance Project and Starstruck Academy of Dance. She is also certified in and teaches Yoga, Barre and HITT. Danielle frequently guest teaches at various studios and workshops throughout the US, as well as judges for several dance competitions. Danielle is in her 8th season with HKDC and is excited to take the stage alongside so many talented artists!

Claire Fisher

An Ohio native, Claire began her journey as a mover at the Gary Geis School of Dance in Springfield at the age of 3. She attended Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton in the Dance magnet under DeShona Pepper-Roberston. She received the highest honor for Stivers Dance, the Jeraldyne Blunden Award, as a Senior.

Claire attended SUNY-The College at Brockport. During her time there, she performed in various repertoire works by Doug Varone, Trisha Brown, and Tammy Carrasco / Wild Beast Dance in various festivals in New York. She also studied abroad in Italy at FlorenceSummerDance under Monica Baroni. Other accolades in college included being selected as a Green and Gold Ambassador, a member of Alpha Chi Honor Society, a 4x SUNYAC Pole Vault Champion, and graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in 2019.

Her own choreography has been selected for performance at multiple American College Dance Association Galas. Claire produced her first evening length work titled “Convergent Pathways” as her undergraduate thesis. Her work has been selected for the Wake Forest Dance Festival and she collaborated with T2 Dance Company for their Summer Virtual Choreo Festival in August 2020, and The Color Wheel Project in 2022. A current Denver resident, Claire is a company dancer for Hannah Kahn Dance Company and T2 Dance Company. She has also performed with Animus Movement and Stacey Temple Dance.

Killian von Holdt

Killian is originally from Golden, Colorado. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wyoming with her BFA in Dance Performance and BS in Business Management with an emphasis on Entrepreneurship. In 2016, she furthered her studies abroad in London at renowned institutions including The Place, Pineapple, DanceWorks, and Studio 68.

Killian has trained with The Limon Company, Repertory Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Ririe-Woodbury, Joffrey Ballet, Dance Kaleidoschope, Boston Ballet, and Paul Taylor Dance Company. In addition, she has worked with choreographers Darrell Grand Moultrie, Tai Jimenez, Charmaine Hunter, Mark Willis, Jarek Cemerek, Robert Sher-Machherndl, General McArthur Hambrick, Jacob Mora, Pablo Ruvalcaba, Thayne Jasperson, and others.

One of Killian’s favorite roles involved touring Wyoming and South Dakota with Jennifer Deckert’s “Dracula—The Legend in Motion” as Countess Dracula. She also had the unique opportunity to perform Margaret Wilson’s “Dancing Between Earth and Sky,” a vertical dance show set on the large rock formations of the Vedauwoo Recreation Area in 2018.

Killian has performed with Hannah Kahn Dance Company since July 2019 and is honored to continue working with the company. When she is not in HKDC rehearsals, she teaches at Joyful Soles Dance & Performing Arts and Redemptive Dance Ministries. Recently, she started performing with T2 Dance Company as well.

She hopes to use dance to improve the lives of those around her. She strives to inspire her audiences, instill confidence in her students, provide opportunities for expression, and keep dance relevant and accessible. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with Hannah Kahn Dance Company alongside so many talented artists.

Breegan Kearney

Breegan Kearney is a Denver, CO based dance artist, educator, and choreographer. Breegan was born in Michigan, and attended Interlochen Arts Academy with a dance scholarship in high school. Later, she went on to graduate magna cum laude with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance from the State University of New York at Purchase College, where she had the privilege of dancing under Megan Williams, Kazuko Hirabayashi, Kevin Wynn, Stephanie Tooman, Neil Greenberg, Sue Bernhard, Richard Cook, and Bettijane Sills, among others. She moved to New York City in 2010, and danced for Nelly van Bommel, Annie Rigney, Nicole Wolcott, and Pam Tanowitz, while co-founding an arts collective that produced interdisciplinary shows around the NYC area. Breegan relocated to Denver in 2015 to begin teaching dance at Rocky Mountain Prep. She earned her M.A. in Dance Education as well as her Colorado K-12 Dance teaching license from University of Northern Colorado in 2020. She has been a member of the Hannah Kahn Dance Company since 2021, and presents her own work as well. She enjoys choreographing, reading, dining out, and seeing live performances.

Anhthi “Maria” Lindsey

is originally from the small township of Annville, PA.  She began dancing at age fifteen through a scholarship with Movement Laboratory, a pre-professional ballet school based in neighboring Lebanon, PA.  She then moved to Philadelphia, PA where she studied at Drexel University and became the first to receive their Bachelor of Science in Dance.  During her time at Drexel, she participated in several youth out-reach programs such as the Drexel Touring Ensemble and the Youth Performance Exchange.  She was also a recipient of the Drexel Dance Scholarship and in her senior year received an award for Outstanding Contribution to the Drexel Dance Ensemble.  Maria also performed with resident dance artists such as Marienella Boan, Jumatatu Poe, Renee Banson, Meredith Rainey, and Kun-Yang Lin and physical theater artists Lane Savadove (EgoPo) and Whit MacLaughlin (New Paradise Laboratories).  After graduating, she performed with companies such as Olive Prince Dance, Band of Artists, Underground DanceWorks (UDW), Group Motion, and Dancefusion.  As a company member of Dancefusion, she studied classical modern dance techniques such as Mary Anthony and José Limón.  Maria also began teaching at studios such as Elite Dance Academy and working with PhillyBOOST, a public school “out-of-school hours” program aimed to offer courses that pursue youth interests such as dance.  She recently relocated to Denver and continues to teach dance at La Roche Academy of Dance in Castle Rock, CO and at other outreach programs with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance.  Maria is thankful and blessed to be dancing with Hannah Kahn Dance Company!

Jeannie Sincic

Jeannie Sincic is a Michigan native and has a strong background in dance, focusing on ballet, modern, jazz, musical theatre, and partnering. She moved to Ohio in high school where she studied under Alison Reny with a focus in Dance at Toledo School for the Arts, as well as becoming part of the National Thespian Society. During the summers, she spent her time in Steamboat Springs, CO training at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp.

She graduated summa cum laude from Wright State University with her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Dance. There, Jeannie studied primarily Horton and Limón modern techniques, Fossé, Jack Cole, and Luigi jazz, and Cecchetti ballet technique. She performed works choreographed by Ray Mercer, Christian Denice, Teresa Wylie-McWilliams, and Gina Walther. Additionally, she was able to perform in musicals such as “Crazy for You” and “The Addams Family” under the direction of Joe Deer.

Theatre companies she has freelance choreographed for include The Performing Arts Academy, Stagecrafter’s Theatre, Children’s Theatre Workshop, and Toledo School for the Arts.

Last year, she moved to Steamboat Springs to be Co-Program Director and teach dance to all ages at the Academy at Perry-Mansfield. Currently, Jeannie is living in Denver and dancing for the Hannah Kahn Dance Company.

Emmy Spaar

Originally from Finksburg, MD, Emmy Spaar studied dance at Studio Dans with Dana Keane and graduated from DeSales University. She has been honored to perform works by Antony Tudor, Doug Varone, Trinette Singleton, Colby Damon, and Er Dong Hu. She was also seen in the 2016 and 2017 seasons of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, performing in their productions of West Side Story and Evita. In New York City, she has danced with the Chase Brock Experience, the Nathaniel Hunt Project, Neville Dance Theatre, and Dancing Atlas. Since moving to Denver in 2022, she dances with Animus Movement and Hannah Kahn Dance Company.

Camelia Wilderlove

Camelia Wilderlove was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California. Dancing has been part of her life right from the start. From a very young age she would try to participate in the ballet classes her mother taught. Camelia is thankful that her mother, Melanie, shared her love of dance and inspired Camelia to follow in her footsteps. Musical theater was also a large part of Camelia’s performing experience alongside her classical training at Agape Dance Academy. In May of 2022, Camelia graduated from Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi with a B.F.A. in dance. There she had the opportunity to perform works by Abigail Hardy (Zion Dance Company), Laura Morton (Storling Dance Theater), Ryan Corriston (Doug Varone), and took classes from many artists from various companies.