Far to Near will feature choreography by Island Moving Company Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen. The production will also celebrate the world premiere of new work by Simona De Tullio Director of the Breathing Art Company based in Bari, Italy. De Tullio’s work internationally has taken her to Germany, Spain, Hungary, and Albania with a mission to give young talent an opportunity to explore the art of dance. De Tullio has directed the international San Nicola Dance Prize since 2010, and is influenced in part by her collaborations with American contemporary ballet legend Alonzo King Lines Ballet.
Also featured in Far to Near, work by Puerto Rico native Rodney Rivera. His work has been presented in international dance festivals such as the Miami International Ballet Festival, Festival de Ballet de la Habana Cuba, Aquins Festival Haiti, All Stars of Dance Gala, Festival de Coreografos de Ballet Concierto de PR, Festival Internacional de Teatro de PR, and the World Ballet Competition among others.