KARLOVSKY & COMPANY DANCERS

SUMMER BEASLEY

Dancer

 began her dance training at the age of 3. She continued on her dance journey through college at Webster University with a BFA in Dance, and Lindenwood University receiving a MFA in movement with an emphasis in theater. She has danced and choreographed across the U.S. and has been working with Dawn Karlovsky since 2004. As a founding member of Karlovsky & Company Dance, Summer has enjoyed the opportunity to tour with the company to France and South Africa. Currently, she teaches dance, creative movement, and yoga at MICDS. Her yoga certificate includes the completion of a 200 hour yoga teacher training with Pam Schulte and a 95 hour children’s yoga teacher training with Lisa Roberts.

KERON FOSTER

Dancer

originally from Alorton, Illinois, graduated from Webster University in 2011 with a BFA in Dance with a ballet emphasis. Along the course of his training since a child he had studied acting and singing as well. As a member of Webster University Dance Ensemble he had the privilege to perform works by Leonard Cruz, Monica Newsam, James Robey, Antony Tudor, Michael Uthoff, and Dawn Karlovsky. Other performances include Dancing in the Streets, The National Water Dance, Creations Concerts, and BFA Concerts. Keron furthered his training with workshops at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, 360 Dance, and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Since 2015 he has had be dancing and singing on the High Seas as a company dancer/singer for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and Carnival Cruise Lines. He has traveled the world while dancing and singing in multiple counties with the help of these companies. Now, after 4 years of sailing, Keron has returned to the stage on land and is thrilled to be dancing in his second season with Karlovsky & Company Dance.

ABIGAIL HINRICHS

Dancer

is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher native to St. Louis, Missouri. She holds a BFA from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance where she was inspired to not only perform professionally, but to collaborate and create with a variety of other artists. Abigail currently serves as the Studio Manager at Central Studio and teaches dance and Pilates for all ages throughout the St. Louis area. She is passionate and excited to continue dancing and participating in community outreach with Karlovsky & Company Dance, Collective Motion, and Ballet 314. This is her fourth season with Karlovsky & Company Dance.

EMILEE MORTON

Dancer

graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point with a degree in Dance and Arts Administration. She is thrilled to perform in her sixth season with Karlovsky & Company Dance where she’s had the opportunity to work in collaborative dance projects in the US and abroad. Currently, Emilee is the Pilates Coordinator at St. Louis City Fitness. She is a Balanced Body Pilates certified instructor with additional training in Pilates and Dance Specialization with Dr. Suzanne Martin, Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR) with Jeff Bramhall, Immaculate Dissection: Core Concepts with Dr. Kathy Dooley, and McLoughlin Scar Tissue Release (MSTR®) with Cyndi George.

ELISE MARIE RINGENBERG

Dancer

 is excited to be dancing with Karlovsky & Company Dance for her fifth season.  She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Modern Dance from Texas Christian University and a Master’s degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling from Columbia College Chicago.  In addition to dancing with Karlovsky & Company Dance, Elise works as a psychotherapist at Emovere and as a dance/movement therapist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  Elise is grateful for the opportunity to continue dancing for herself as well as spreading the psychotherapeutic benefits of dance to others.