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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.


Isabele Rosso (Dancer), born and raised in Brazil, graduated from the Independent Program at The Ailey School in 2018. She has trained with Batsheva, Hofesh Schechter, Northwest Dance Project, BODYTRAFFIC, and VIM VIGOR, deepening her experience in contemporary dance, improvisation, theater dance, floorwork and choreographic process. Isabele has worked professionally with Nimbus Dance Company as a dancer and choreographer, and she has had the privilege of performing works by Sofia Nappi, Cameron McKinney, Samuel Pott, Dawn Marie Bazemore, LAJAMARTIN, Julia Ehsrtrand, Jennifer Archibald, and others. Isabele is a Yoga teacher, she enjoys heels dance, and is excited to be rejoining Kizuna Dance this season. 

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Rebecca Sandlin (Dancer) is a seasoned dance artist and yoga teacher living in New York City. Before moving to New York she studied contemporary dance in California and had the opportunity to perform and train on the west coast with Tongue Dance Company under the direction of Stephanie Gilliand. Since moving to New York she has performed with artists such as Julia Ehrstrand, Max Stone, Matthew James, and was a longstanding company member with Enzo Celli. She spent the last several years deepening her understanding of contemporary floorwork and strengthening her skills as a performer and dancer. She is thrilled to be working with Kizuna dance for this upcoming season.

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Emmy Wildermuth (Dancer) is originally from Littleton, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma where she studied Modern Dance Performance and Professional Writing. While at OU, she performed works by renowned artists such as Rena Butler, Jiri Kylian, Paul Taylor, and Alejandro Cerrudo. As a student, Emmy also performed internationally with programs in Barcelona, Spain and Beijing, China. Emmy is a New York based dancer. She currently dances with Kizuna Dance, NewBrese Dance, rogue wave, alma collective, and Shades Dance Theater. She strives to utilize her artistic mind and body as a vessel for change to inspire others to view the world through a redefined lens.x

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Lesar Stepputat aka Lesar Junior (Dancer) is a dancer, teacher and organizer rooted in house dance culture. Trained by house dance pioneers in Paris, the Bay Area, and NYC, his influences come from capoeira, hip hop, and contemporary dance. He has worked with music artists such as Two Lee, DJ Tony Touch, Coflo, and dance companies under the direction of Enzo Celli, Nicole Klaymoon, and James Colter aka “Cricket”. Lesar has also won and qualified in top positions at numerous International dance battles such as: Summer Dance Forever, Step Ya Game Up, The Blueprint, and more.


Juan J Ospina aka JuanHop (Dancer) is a dancer, creator, and urban dance teacher originally from Colombia. From an early age, he trained with renowned urban dance groups, including DanceHolic Project. In 2018, he joined Zigma Danza Company, with whom he presented various dance theater and video dance works. During this period, he also became increasingly involved in the development of freestyle hip-hop and house dance, influenced by breaking, whacking, and contemporary dance. Simultaneously, he began his career as a professional dancer, training, traveling, and collaborating with recognized artists and brands in the entertainment and art world.

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!


Cayla Mae Simpson

Mallory Galarza

Malena Maust

Jessica Smith


Cesar Aragon

Gwendolyn Baum

Rosie DeAngelo

Brianna Dixon

Reka Echerer

Chelsea Escher

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Ezra Goh

Maria Gardner

Andrea Lanzetti

Mateo Melendez

Sean Nederlof

Cassidy Samelian

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Alex Tenreiro Theis

Alexandra Vasquez

Kar'mel Anyonto Wade Small

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