Splinter Dance:
PO Box 9672
Seattle, WA 98109
206.403.3784
info@splinterdance.org

Splinter Bios
 

Current Company Members

Photo of Justice Justice Beitzel - Co-Founder and Artistic Director
Justice began breakdancing in 4th grade at age nine, and won her first competition the following year. She attended The Art Institute of Seattle, studying Audio Engineering and Video Production. In 1995, Justice began dancing, managing, and directing for Diversity Dance Workshop (DDW), a non-profit organization based out of Seattle, Washington. In 2001, Justice served as the artistic director for Global Motion, a UN sponsored dance program in Kosovo. Justice has been the director and artistic director for many dance workshops across the globe, and assists in the development of various performing arts troupes.
Photo of Robin Robin Campbell - Co-Founder and Managing Director
Robin started dancing in the studio at the age of four, learning tap, ballet and jazz. Carrying on with jazz, Color Guard and Dance Team in high school, she joined a touring dance company shortly after graduating - Diversity Dance Workshop (DDW) based out of Seattle, WA. After touring with DDW for a year, she moved to Germany to pursue Diversity Dance Theater in Europe, and branched out into the professional commercial world of dance, modeling, clowning and pantomime soon thereafter. After 8 years in the industry, she moved back to Los Angeles in 2003 to complete her degree in dance from UCLA (WAC program), and moved to Seattle in 2006 to co-found ajusticenetwork (in 2006) and Splinter Dance Company (in 2009). Jazz dance is still her first love, but she's since found ample places in her heart for hip hop, break dance, yoga, flamenco, and most recently, Bollywood! Private Performance and Event Calendar
Photo of Thomas Thomas Glass comes from a Puerto Rican and Cuban background. Growing up he used to put on salsa and merengue dance shows for his relatives in New York. That was when he started to know dancing was the career for him. He performed in various high school recitals and after moving to Tampa for college, he continued to be involved with the arts by performing in various fashion shows and dance productions. Later he began teaching salsa with Salsa con Sabor. In 2009, Thomas began performing with Splinter Dance Company. He also performs with Radio Disney as an emcee and talent. Recently, Thomas choreographed and performed in full-length music videos for two emerging Seattle artists. He has also performed for Seattle's local International Dance Festival.
Photo of Ali Born in Florida, Ali Vice spent most of her life in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Dancing since she was three, she has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, Irish-step, and contemporary. Additionally, she has sung in choir since elementary school and appeared in musicals since sixth grade. In 2011, she received her BA in Theatre/Dance from Principia College in Elsah, IL. While at college, she traveled to India where she studied traditional Indian folk dancing with the Sparkles Institute in Udaipur, Rajasthan. In January, Ali moved to Seattle to pursue a career in film and television. She currently works at Gymboree Play & Music where she teaches music, sports, and physical development classes for kids up to the age of five. Along with dancing with Splinter, Ali also dances with The Bollywood Project in Seattle. Ali is Colombian, Irish, Swedish, German, and English.
Photo of Katrina Katrina Helle has been dancing with Splinter Dance Company since January 2014. She danced on and off throughout her youth but fell in love with performing in junior high and high school, participating in cheer, Winter Guard International, color guard, dance team (JV and Varsity Captain), musical theatre (Oklahoma!), and after graduation, assisting at Thunderbird Dance Camp in Oregon. Katrina took a break from performing after high school but continued to take classes, focusing primarily on hip hop and musical theatre. From 2010 to 2014 she regularly danced with the flash mob organization Mob the World and recently assisted in producing an event for Flash Mob America. Katrina is currently on the board of directors for Dare to Dance, a Seattle non-profit organization that provides dance enthusiasts of all skill levels an opportunity to perform in a professional environment.
Photo of Tameka Tameka Lashunda Lampkin is entering her fourth season with Splinter Dance Company. She began her dance career at eight years old while dancing with her father at a family reunion. From that day forward Tameka studied numerous music videos from the 90's learning to dance like her idols. Fast forward to today and Tameka has had several years of experience in hip hop, jazz, pop, contemporary, salsa, and swing dance techniques. In 2011, Tameka graduated with dance and communications degrees from the University of Washington. She has worked with extraordinary choreographers such as Tonya Lockyer, Donald Byrd, Juliet McMains, Matthew Henley, Jennifer Salk and Jurg Koch, among many others. When she's not dancing, Tameka's building her acting and singing careers.
Photo of Jared Jared Jones has trained in dance in many different styles for the past 10 years, but chiefly in ballet. He minored in dance at the University of Washington while completing a major in computer science. As a choreographer, he has done dancing flash mobs for Mob the World in Seattle and New York. His favorite genre to choreograph is musical theater, where he has done Footloose, Seussical, and Shrek. He would like to thank his family for their never-ending support. Special thanks to AJP, Beth, and his many amazing friends.
Photo of Denise Denise Rounsavelle, a Washington State native, stems from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds including French, Swedish, and German. Beginning her dance training at a young age, she has studied tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet and lyrical. After attending the University of Washington and joining the corporate world for several years, she decided it was time to revisit her childhood passion for dance, as well as the related fields of fitness and aerobics. She teaches dance fitness classes including Zumba and HiLo dance. Denise was a member of Passion Dance Company from 2009-2011, and then joined Splinter Dance Company in 2011, and The Bollywood Project in 2012. She also reaches out into the community through the Dance for Parkinson's program affiliated with Northwest Parkinson's Foundation, STG, and Spectrum Dance. Denise is able to integrate her training and passion for dance and fitness with the vitality and joy they bring through movement and expression in both the classroom and on stage.
Photo of Carolyn As a young child, Carolyn Mull studied the flute, oboe, and piccolo, while also playing soccer and swimming competitively. She soon discovered that dance was a fusion of her two favorite things - music and movement. In her younger years she enjoyed studying ballet and jazz at local studios in Portland. In 1999, Carolyn and a group of other students started the Crescent Valley High School Radiance Dance Team, which is still active in Corvallis. While earning international business and marketing degrees at Oregon State University, she studied many different dance styles, including hip hop, modern, salsa, and belly dancing. After moving to Seattle for her professional career, Carolyn joined Passion Dance Company of Kirkland from 2008 to 2011, and then joined Splinter in 2011.
Photo of Brian Brian Davis-Hopkins started dancing at Washington Academy of Performing Arts when he was 12, and has enjoyed dancing ever since. He has experience in jazz, tap, ballet, a little break dancing, and various ballroom styles with his favorites being swing dancing. In addition to dancing he also regularly performs with a dinner theatre called The Dinner Detective, sings with the band Ara'Kus, and takes private vocal lessons. He has taken 2nd place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition for both musical theatre and classical styles.
Photo of Amanda Amanda Radclif - Born and raised in the Seattle area, Amanda has been dancing since she was 5 and is trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop and bollywood. She trained at Barclay Shelton Dance Centre for 14 years before joining the Splinter Dance Company in March 2014. Amanda has done work with the Culture Shakti Bollywood group, Lucia Neare's Theatrical Wonders, and Mob the World. When she's not dancing Amanda is a full time nanny to 3 little boys.
Photo of Nasim Nasim Simmons
  Kimberlee Rud - A born and raised Chicagoan, a current Seattlelite and a forever wanderlust. Office manager by day, bibliophile and dancer for life. With 30+ years of experience, she has danced with Dancing Feet Dance Company, Exel Dance Company and the Chicago Honey Bears; traveling and performing at numerous locations worldwide. She is beyond thrilled to continue her love and passion for dancing as a new member with Splinter Dance Company.

Formerly w/ Splinter, now part of the network!

  Brenna Feely
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  Amanda Hastings
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  Jamie Pederson
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  Molly Hiatt
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  Ilvana Muratovic
 
  Erin Nicole Boyt
 
  Lili Delight
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  Amanda Findley
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  Emi Thomas
 
  Joscelyn Ware, currently residing in Las Vegas.
 
  Johnny Chamness, currently residing in NYC.
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  Malia R. Trick
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  Kristin von Claret

 

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