Kate Weare Company : Artists

Jacquelyn Elder, Dancer Emeritus

Jacquelyn Elder was a member of The Martha Graham Dance Company from 2005-2011. She has performed soloist roles in Martha Graham's Diversion of Angels, Cave of the Heart, Satyric Festival Song and Serenata Morisca. Ms. Elder has had new works created on her by Aszure Barton, Larry Keigwan, Julie Bour, and Robert Wilson. She is a former member of Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago and Graham II. Jackie is also an avid practitioner and teacher of yoga, self-taught piano player, and currently producing/directing a documentary on The Martha Graham Dance Company.

Current Dancers

  • Douglas Gillespie, Guest Artist
  • Julian De Leon, Dancer and Rehearsal Director
  • Nicole Vaughan-Diaz, Dancer
  • Ryan Rouland Smith, Dancer
  • Kayla Farrish, Dancer
  • Thryn Saxon, Dancer
  • Current Collaborators

  • Sarah Cubbage, Costume Designer
  • Mike Faba, Lighting Designer
  • Curtis Robert Macdonald, Composer
  • Clifford Ross, Set Designer and Fabric Imagery
  • Kurt Perschke, Set Designer
  • Past Collaborators

  • Michael Hearst of One Ring Zero, Composer
  • The Crooked Jades, Composer
  • Michel Galante of Argento Chamber Ensemble, Composer
  • Christopher Lancaster, Composer
  • Brian Jones, Lighting Designer
  • Past Dancers

  • Leslie Kraus, Dancer
  • T.J. Spaur, Dancer
  • Adrian Clark, Founding Dancer
  • Luke Murphy, Dancer Emeritus
  • Jacquelyn Elder, Dancer Emeritus
  • Marlena Penney Oden, Dancer Emeritus
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