LAURA HENLEY has been dancing with W&M since 2009: first as a member of Surge, then WM2, and with W&M Physical Theatre since 2012. She toured Poland in the summer of 2011 performing the work, “The Mist” with WM2, and in 2015 toured again with Waiting Rooms in Heaven. She has appeared in every work created by the Company since 2010 including “The Cube”, “Co-Action” and “Triangular Theories of Love”, “Waiting Rooms in Heaven” and now in “Time”. Henley also toured professionally with Tania Alvarado’s work “Hereafter” performing in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Regina, and in Ottawa at the Canada Dance Festival. Henley completed a combined BA degree in Psychology and Dance at the University of Calgary, and has recently completed an MA in Psychology.
RUFINO RODRIGUEZ Equipped with a reputable career of over 13 years in Latin and Standard Dancesport, Rufi O. started a B.A. in Contemporary Dance at the University of Calgary in 2012. While there, he received the Vicki Willis Adams and Terpsichores scholarships (U. of C. 2012-13), the Top Teacher award (Wild Rose Ball 2012), and the P.U.R.E. award for dance (U. of C. 2013). He has performed in a myriad of shows as an independent artist, a cast member in student and University works, a guest artist in different companies. As a choreographer, his recent works have been featured in the Ignite! Festival, Dance Montage, and the Calgary Salsa Congress. Rodriguez has worked with W&M since Winter 2013, appearing in “Co-Action”, “Triangular Theories of Love, and “The Cube”. He appeared in “Aesop’s Fables” and “West Side Story”, both choreographed by Monteros and Mochniej, and toured Poland in 2015 in W&M Physical Theatre’s work “Waiting Rooms in Heaven”.
SERENELLA SOL ARGUETA
started dancing ballet at the age three with Gisela Paz de la Rosa Ballet School in Maracaibo, Venezuela. At seventeen, she moved to Canada where she studied ballet and contemporary in Vancouver and Calgary. She has taken summer intensives at the Alicia Alonzo Institute in Spain (2010), with Alonzo King Lines Ballet in San Francisco (2011), The San Francisco Conservatory of Dance (2011), SIBA summer intensive at Salzburg (2012), The Dutch Summer intensive at The Hague (2012) and Blueprint Summer intensive at New York (2012). In 2013, she graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.A in Political Science and a Minor in Dance. She has danced for La Caravan Company (2011), Jeunesse Company (2012), and Alberta Dance Festival 2011/2012/2013. Ms. Argueta presented her choreographic work in the Alberta Dance Festival 2011-2014, Fluid Festival SPARK 2011, and Montage 2012. She has worked with W&M since Spring 2013 in “Triangular Theories of Love “(2014), “The Cube “(2013-2014), and toured with the Company to Poland in 2015 appearing in the work “Waiting Rooms in Heaven”.