Dylan Baker - A New York City based dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist, Dylan is originally from the boondocks of Wisconsin where he acquired a BFA in Dance at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Along with works by BOiNK! Dance & Film, Dylan can found dancing with David Parker & The Bang Group and Matthew Westerby Company. Behind the scenes for once, he is proud to be an associate producer for the annually held WestFest dance festival at Westbeth Artist Housing and Center for the Arts.
When Mr. Baker is not performing or producing, he wears his teaching hat at The Steffi Nossen School of Dance in White Plains, NY and Rivertown Dance Academy in Tarrytown, NY.
Lauren Hafner Addison is a bi-costal dancer, musician, curator and producer. Lauren has had the opportunity to work for Union Editorial, Lost Planet Editorial, BOiNK!, SPARK Dance Forum, WestFest Dance, and Arts On Site.
Starting out with a BFA in Dance and BA in Music/Percussion, Lauren moved to New York city in 2009 to start her exciting new career in Post Production as a producer. While there, she co-founded BOiNK! Dance & Film and played with various music groups including the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra.
After moving back home to Wisconsin in 2018 to be closer to family, Lauren is still very active in her various passions both in Madison and New York.
Christoper Huth - Christopher is a video editor and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY and most easily found installed at one of the desk of Union Editorial . Huth's award-winning work includes the Cannes Gold PR Lion-winning Honey Maid “This is Wholesome” campaign for Droga 5 and the Cannes Grand Prix-winning Mobile Lion campaign for Google “Demo Slam,” via Johannes Leonardo. The also cut the AICP Best in Show spot Dear Sophie for Google Chrome’s “the web is what you make of it” campaign, via BBH New York.
Cassandra Motta obtained her BFA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and thereafter continued to further her artistry in New York City for the next decade. She had the pleasure of dancing with several modern dance companies, presenting her own choreography, and co-founding BOiNK! Dance & Film.
She found a love for teaching after becoming certified in several forms of yoga and meditation. She had the opportunity to teach at various yoga studios, an after-school arts and literacy program, as well as The Nutcracker Project for the New York City Ballet.
Since then, Cassandra has relocated to Richmond, VA and continues to collaborate with BOiNK! from afar as she works toward a degree in Elementary Education at the Virginia Commonwealth University.
BOiNK! Dancers & Collaborators
Molly Mingey is an artist and flight attendant based in Brooklyn. Her background is in contemporary dance, site specific performance, and dance theater.
Along with BOINK! Molly has been involved in projects with Xandra Clark, The Indie Ballet Collaborative, and Big Dance Theater.
Currently she is collaborating with Gabriela Caloca, a visual artist based in Queens. You can view their ongoing experiment in interpreting each other’s medium on Instagram @ebb_and_flow_project. For more info about Molly feel free to check out www.mollymingey.com.
Tommy Seibold was born and raised in Massachusetts, learned to dance from his mom & co. at her neighborhood studio. He continued his studies at UMass Amherst, graduating magna cum laude with a BFA in Dance.
Freelancing in NYC has allowed him to work with many wonderful artists, most comprehensively with those of The Bang Group and Heath in Progress. When not dancing, he can be found in the nearest forest.
Abbey Laufenberg is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Wisconsin. After graduating with a degree in Graphic Design, she took a leap of faith and moved to New York City where she worked at Mood Fabrics (yes the Project Runway store!) and two interactive agencies.
Eventually she made her way back to home to Wisconsin where she works for a non-profit arts organization and is also a freelance graphic designer. Most recently she has taken on the passion project of restoring her grandparent's dairy farm with her brother, Jeremy. Abbey loves tapping into contemplative arts, music, dance and nature as a way to connect to the beauty and mystery of life.
Louise Benkelman, has created work for the West End Theatre, Judson Memorial Church, Westfest Dance Festival, Gibney, Arts On Site, the Actors Fund Arts Center, Fusionworks Dance Company, Roger Williams University, and the American College Dance Association Gala. Aside from creating duets with Tommy Seibold, she is exploring solo choreographic ideas and dancing and touring with The Bang Group.