Rohan Bhargava (Dancer), originally from New Delhi, India, relocated to New York in 2012 to earn his BFA in Dance from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Featured as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch 2021,” Rohan is the Founder & Artistic Director of Rovaco Dance Company with which he has presented choreographic work in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Minnesota. Recently, Rohan was awarded the Jadin Wong Fellowship as an Emerging Dance Artist by the Asian American Arts Alliance. Rohan currently works for Greater Ridgewood Youth Council, Kizuna Dance, and Mare Nostrum Elements.
Isaac Martin Lerner (Dancer) is a graduate of the Hartt School. He has worked with choreographers such as Adam Barruch, Doug Varone, and Take Ueyama. Since graduating in 2016, he has toured with David Parker’s The Bang Group, and has had the pleasure of working with Jacqui Dugal, Rosie Deangelo, and Cesar Brodermann. Outside of performing, Isaac also directs and choreographs for opera.
Cayla Simpson (Dancer) is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. Cayla has performed works by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Victor Quijada, Ohad Naharin, Paul Taylor, Christian Burns, and Giocanda Barbut, among others. She now works as a freelance filmmaker and dances with The Dash Ensemble and Kizuna Dance.
Mallory Galarza (Dancer), a New Jersey native, graduated from Mason Gross School of the Arts and has spent her post graduate time training in contemporary floorwork abroad and throughout the United States. Mallory has worked professionally with Shen Wei Dance Arts, LAJAMARTIN, The Movement Playground, Alison Chase/Performance, Summation Dance, and Bryn Cohn + Artists, and has trained at Springboard Danse Montreal, ImpulsTanz Festival, B12, Tanzfabrik Berlin, and VIM VIGOR intensives.
Malena Maust (Dancer), born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, graduated from Slippery Rock University and has been spending her post graduate time training in contemporary floorwork and entertaining for the New York Mets, Knicks, and Rangers. She has performed her own work and in work by Bill T. Jones, Teena Marie Custer, Lindsay Fisher-Viatori, Matthew Shaffer, and Jennifer Keller. She has completed intensives with LAJAMARTIN, GIBNEY Dance, and ABT.
Kizuna Dance sends a heartfelt thank you to the many artists who have contributed their artistry, time, and sweat to the continued success of the company....The company is nothing without dancers!
Alex Tenreiro Theis