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Hydro Parade: About the Artists

Madeline Hollander (b. 1986, Los Angeles, CA) highlights the choreography of the invisible systems that shape human experience. Informed by her background as a professional ballet dancer, her performances present continuously looping events that intervene within spatial, psychological and temporal landscapes. Solo exhibitions of her work have been mounted at the Whitney Museum of American Art (2021); the University of Texas at Austin, Visual Arts Center (2020); Bortolami Gallery, New York (2020); The Artist’s Institute, New York (2018). Her work has been exhibited at ICA Boston (2022); the Brandhorst Museum, Munich, Germany (2022); Performa Biennial, New York (2021); The Aldrich Museum, Connecticut (2020); the Whitney Biennial curated by Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta (2019), Helsinki Contemporary, Finland (2019), the Work Marathon Festival at the Serpentine Galleries in London (2018), and Centre Pompidou Metz, France (2019). As a choreographer, Hollander’s pieces have been performed at the Joyce, New York; The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, and Louvre Abu Dhabi with the Los Angeles Dance Project, and she has collaborated with Jordan Peele on his feature film Us (2019) and Urs Fisher’s immersive installation PLAY at Gagosian, New York (2019) and Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA (2019). Hollander studied cultural anthropology and visual arts at Barnard College (BA) and received an MFA from Bard College, New York.

Eva Alt is a dance artist based in New York City who works in performance, choreography, and film. She received her training at the Boston Ballet School, and most recently choreographed a piece for American Ballet Theater Incubator and premiered her solo show Steps and Words at New York Live Arts. 

Antuan Byers (he/him) is a dancer, model, creative entrepreneur, and arts organizer. Basing his multidisciplinary practice in Lenapehoking, Manhattan, New York, he is using movement as a catalyst for societal change. Learn more at

Andrew Champlin is a Bessie-nominated performer, multimedia artist, and teacher based in Berlin. He is currently a PhD candidate in artistic research at The University of Applied Arts Vienna. 

Eloise DeLuca is a performance artist and movement director with twelve years of experience in New York City. She received her BA in dance from California State University of Long Beach and continues to pursue freelance work.

Marielis Garcia is an internationally presented choreographer and freelance dancer in NYC, working with Madeline Hollander, Brian Brooks, and Stefanie Batten Bland, among others. Marielis is currently Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of North Carolina–Greensboro. Learn more at

Katie Gaydos is a Los Angeles based dance artist who has danced with Madeline Hollander, Yannis Adoniou’s KUNST-STOFF, and Robert Moses’ Kin Dance. Katie also works as a licensed clinical social worker.

Morgan Griffin is a New York based dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She holds both an MFA in Dance & an MA in Dance Education from NYU, and has recently performed work at Pace Gallery, Dixon Place, The Jewish Museum, and La MaMa Experimental Theater. 

Miguel Angel Guzmán is a dancer and actor originally from Mexico. Currently based in New York City, he has recently worked with artists like Alexandra Pirici, Ligia Lewis, Simone Forti and Deborah Hay. He is thrilled and grateful to be working together with Madeline Hollander and this marvelous group of artists.

Leah Ives is a former member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company and has worked with other various artists. She is currently working on a M.S. in Sustainability in the Urban Environment while maintaining a private massage practice. 

Andrew Jordan is an artist and costume designer exploring the possible relationships between sculpture, installation, puppetry, and the moving form of the human body.

Amanda Kmett'Pendry is a freelance dancer, arts administrator and stagehand. Including Review in 2021, this is her second project with Madeline.

Cori Kresge (she/her) is a New York based dance artist, massage therapist, and writer. Learn more at

Lauren Newman is an NYC based dancer and teacher, formerly with the Martha Graham Dance Company. A big thank you to Madeline and this incredible group of dance artists.

Sasha Okshteyn is a NY-based creative producer and programmer. This is her fourth collaboration with Madeline. She is grateful to support Madeline’s creative process and work with such an incredible group of performers.

Jeremy Pheiffer is a Brooklyn based massage therapist.  He is thrilled to be dancing with Madeline and this beautiful ensemble of talented dancers!

Raymond Pinto is a multidisciplinary artist and performer. With immense gratitude, he’s enjoyed being part of the creative development of Hydro Parade.

Zhang Huiwang is a member of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. Zhang first worked with Madeline on Review during the pandemic. He is grateful to be part of the Hydro Parade project with fellow dancers.