MAURICE CAUSEY is an American-born European-based artist. His first professional contract with the Cleveland Ballet in Ohio directed by Dennis Nahat. In 1985 he moved to Philadelphia to join the Pennsylvania Ballet directed by Ricky Weiss, where he stayed three years, his last year being a joint venture with the Milwaukee Ballet from 1987-88. From 1988-1991 Maurice moved on to Toronto, Canada, joining the ranks of the National Ballet of Canada.During his time with Cleveland Ballet and Pennsylvania/Milwaukee Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada, Maurice performed leading roles in both the contemporary and classical repertoire, while dancing with National Ballet of Canada in 1990 Maurice won the Silver Medal Award by the New York Film Festival for best actor in the dance film “Lights Edge” by Donald Dawson.From 1991-1999 Maurice was a Principal Dancer with Ballet Frankfurt dancing almost the entire Forsythe repertoire. During his eight-year stay with the company he developed knowledge working with improvisational skills developed by Forsythe and the dancers of Ballet Frankfurt, co-choreographing such works as Eidos Telos, Sleepers guts, As a Garden in this setting and Alien Action.

After leaving Ballet Frankfurt in 1999, he moved north to Scandinavia. From 1999-2002 he was a Principal Dancer with the Gothenburg Ballet in Sweden, dancing new and innovative work by choreographers such as Wayne McGregor, Jacopo Godani and Tero Saarinen. After three years in Gothenburg, Maurice, at the age of 36, decided to make the decision to retire as a full-time dancer and was offered the position of Ballet Master for the Royal Swedish Ballet in Stockholm.From 2002-2003 he was Ballet Master with the Royal Swedish Ballet, training the dancers 
and assisting such choreographers as Natalia Markova for Giselle, Beryl Grey for Sleeping Beauty, and Alexei Ratmansky for his creation of Firebird. He was also responsible for William Forsythe's Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Sir Frederick Ashton’s Scene de Ballet and Kristof Pastor’s In light and Shadow.

From 2004 to the present, he is Ballet Master for one of the world's leading dance companies, the Netherlands Dance Theatre 1. He has assisted choreographers for original works by Jorma Elo, Alexander Ekman, Jacopo Godani, Crystal Pite, Tero Saarinen, Wayne McGregor, Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon. He had his premiere with NDT as a choreographer in May of 2008, for which he was nominated for the best Dutch Dance Production for 2008 for his work “Mood Swings.”Throughout his dance career Maurice has choreographed for schools and various workshops in the companies he danced and for Galas in Prague, Korea, Sweden and Germany.

He was commissioned in 2003 to make an original work for the company Stockholm 59 North which was entitled “My Fleeting Visions” to critical success. He has also choreographed and danced for Sony music in Germany for the pop group Da Boogie and various American and German television projects including Thomas Gottschalk’s "Wetten, dass…?"Maurice is also a freelance teacher for schools and various companies in Europe such as Ballet Frankfurt, Cullberg Ballet, Netherlands Dance Theatre 1 and 2,
Hanover Ballet, Random Dance Company, Carte Blanche, Wiesbaden Ballet and the Royal Swedish Ballet.

SPENCER GAVIN HERING, born in Munich, Germany, is the son of two professional ballet dancers. With a life immersed in the arts, Spencer eventually, at the age of 16, began training with his mother Cecilia Hering in Redlands, California. After two years at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, he joined Ballet Pacifica in Irvine, California where he danced for four seasons. In 2004, he joined Maximum Dance Company/Ballet Gamonet in Miami, Florida as a principal artist for three seasons.

Moving to Houston, Texas, Mr. Gavin Hering danced as a principal artist with Dominic Walsh Dance Theater
. Last season, he joined State Street Ballet as a Principal in Santa Barbara, California. His repertory includes
principal roles by acclaimed choreographers that are both current and iconic: David Allan, George Balanchine, Anne Marie DeAngelo, Jimmy Gamonet, Choo-San Goh, Paola Georgudis, Jamie Hampton, Molly Lynch, Rick McCullough, Lindsey McGill, Michele Merola, Stephen Mills, Jerry Opdenaker, David Palmer, Yanis Pikieris, Peter Pucci, Andrea Dawn Shelley, William Soleau, Ray Sullivan, Robert Sund, Paul Vasterling, Raymond Van Mason and Dominic Walsh.

An aficionado of the arts, Spencer's talent is not limited to merely that of his first canvas, the stage. His artistry has transcended to his second stage, the actual canvas. His artwork speaks volumes to all who experience his passion.
Working with acrylics, oils and spray paint have proven to be pivotal to his development as a visual artist. As with his choreography, Spencer draws inspiration from limitless possibilities, as well as, boundaries. To bring curiosity, to cause wonderment and to provoke different thought – is his arts’ purpose.

To share his love, his voice and his interpretation
of the world, is ultimately what he wishes to reveal. Through his life experiences as a dancer, Spencer has found infinite inspiration from time shared with other dancers, choreographers and directors. He has been prompted by the support of his public following, fellow dancers, directors, friends and family to form his new company. Mr. Gavin Hering is now the proud Founding Artistic Director of California's newest dance company,
Infinite Movement Ever Evolving.

ANDREA DAWN SHELLEY, born in Miami, Florida, received her classical ballet training from Magda G. Aunon. Ms. Shelley has trained at summer intensives and workshops with the Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet and Joffrey Ballet. She studied dance at the University of South Florida and later graduated from Florida International University with a BA in Dance Education. She began her professional career as a company member with Southern Ballet Theater, in Orlando, Florida.

In 1998, she joined Maximum Dance Company, in Miami, Florida as a principal artist, dancing principal and soloists roles in premieres throughout Europe and the Americas for seven seasons. She danced with Dominic Walsh Dance Theater in Houston, Texas as a principal artist for two seasons, Miami Contemporary Dance Company in Miami Beach, Florida, as a principal artist for two seasons and State Street Ballet in Santa Barbara, California. Her repertoire includes original pieces by and new works set on her by Julia Adams, Jean Christophe Blavier, Paola Georgudis, Spencer Gavin Hering, Lindsey McGill, Michele Merola, Enrico Morelli, Paolo Mohovich, KT Nelson, Jerry Opdenaker, David Palmer, Yanis Pikeris, Daniel Rossel, Ivonice Satie, Ray Sullivan and Dominic Walsh.

She is a teacher and choreographer for the intermediate-advanced ballet students at Mencia-Pikieris School of Dance and the Miami Youth Ballet in Miami, Florida, The School of International Ballet and the Redlands Festival Ballet in Redlands, California and Los Olivos Dance Gallery in Los Olivos, California. Ms. Shelley has participated as a choreographer in Ballet Florida’s choreographic workshop, Step Ahead, in West Palm Beach, Fl., the 2nd annual “Emerging Choreographers Showcase”, in Miami, Fl., Miami Contemporary Dance Company’s, New Works in Miami Beach, Fl., Dominic Walsh Dance Theater’s, E_merging, in Houston, TX. and in State Street Ballet's, Evenings in Santa Barbara, CA.

Recently, Ms. Shelley had the honor of being chosen to be a preliminary panelist for the National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, YoungArts program in both, choreography and modern. She has received numerous awards; including being a scholarship recipient of the National Society of Arts and Letters and being named Best Female Dancer in South Florida, by the Miami SunPost. Andrea is incredibly proud and excited to be the Co-Founding Associate Artistic Director for Southern California's newest dance company,
Infinite Movement Ever Evolving

born in Houston, Texas, began her dance training under Elizabeth and Rosemary Molak in Orange County, California, and continued at the Houston Ballet Academy under the direction of Ben Stevenson, Clara Cravey and Priscilla Nathan Murphy. Since graduating from the Houston Ballet Academy in 2001, Lindsey has danced with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company 2, Hope Stone Dance, Infinite Movement Ever Evolving, and Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble. Lindsey was also a founding member of Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, where she served as Assistant to the Artistic Director for the 2007-2008 season. She has also had many unique opportunities to work with a spectrum of companies, individual artists, musicians, and visual artists, including Two Star Symphony, Jhon R. Stronks, Leslie Scates, Freneticore, Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theater, Atton Paul and Core Trio’s Thomas Helton and Seth Paynter. Lindsey was voted Reader’s Choice Best Dancer in 2006 for the Houston Press’ annual “Best of Houston…” series. In addition, artistic directors and dancers awarded her the 2007 Buffy Award for Best Performing Artist in Houston 2005-2007. Lindsey began her choreographic endeavors in 2004 and since then has created works for the Big Range Dance Festival, the multimedia company Freneticore, Dominic Walsh Dance Theater’s E_merging, DiverseWorks' 12 Minutes Max series, and the first Annual Fringe Festival. This is Lindsey’s sixth season dancing with Hope Stone Dance, where she also works as studio manager, and ballet instructor for Hope Stone, Inc.


Jerry Opdenaker, Maurice Causey, Spencer Gavin Hering, Andrea Dawn Shelly, Lindsey McGill, Kassi Abreu (Winner of the National Society of Arts and Letters choreography competition), Jeremy Coachman (winner of The Next O Wave Choreography Competition)
Tina Martin, Paul Thrussell, Hiroko Sakakibara, Simon Silva, Cristian Laverdé, Lindsey McGill, Spencer Gavin Hering, Andrea Dawn Shelley, Shannon Smith, Trina Jennings, Mauricio Canete, Viky Smith, Alex Dutko, Kassi Abreu
Tracie Woods, Albert Mathers

Heidi Fleming, Brittany Shearin, Chris Esterline, Tracie Woods

Jo Anna Zolano

Stacey Downs, Spencer Gavin Hering, Austin Goodwin, Jerry Opdenaker, Andrea  Dawn Shelley, Marc Spielberger

Shannon Smith, Will Hoppe, Paul Thrussell, Tina Martin, Cristian LaVerdé, Lily Ojea, Andrea Dawn Shelley, Spencer Gavin Hering, Viky Smith, Maribel Modorno, Austin Goodwin, Ida Saki
Plus: 8 apprentices 

Liz Atzberger, Ann Cadaret, Roland Kerns II, Sinisa Kukec, Nigel Van Wieck 

Albert Mathers 

Chris Esterline, Lisa Gardiner, Maryann Scaduto, Stephen Weeks