Allison Speight, Company Director
Growing up dancing on the Eastern Shore, Allison has always felt passionately about sharing the art of dance with those around her. With several years experience in the nonprofit education field, Allison was instrumental in founding Continuum Dance. Allison currently lives on Tilghman Island and serves as the Volunteer & Education Programs Manager at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.
Malley Hester, Artistic Director
Malley stepped into the role of artistic director for Continuum Dance in April 2018 and was one of the founding company members of the company. Malley has been dancing since she was three, having been locally trained with further instruction from a myriad of professionals. She currently lives in Cordova and is finishing her master’s in social work at Salisbury University.
Caitlyn has been dancing for 17 years and has been teaching dance for three years. A student at Washington College, she majors in Business Management with a minor in Dance. She is also a member of the college’s dance team, dance club, Delta Eta Pi (dance honor society), Alpha Chi Omega, and Habitat for Humanity. This is Caitlyn’s first season with Continuum Dance and she couldn’t be more excited to be a part of the company!
Sheryl brings over 30 years of dance experience to Continuum. Her training includes ballet, jazz, tap, and modern, as well as gymnastics, acrobatics, and aerobics. She studied for several years at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in California before moving to New York City to further her training. While in New York, she studied with June Lewis of the Martha Graham Company at Brooklyn College and with Joy Kellman of NYU.
Chloe, Continuum's first artistic director, graduated from Randolph College with a BFA in dance. At RC, she trained in Modern dance under Pamela Risenhoover with the core technique of Martha Graham. She also studied under the techniques of Take (Ta-Ka) Ueyama, Isadora Duncan, Dominique Angel (Joffrey Ballet), and many Paul Taylor dancers. She has performed pieces such as Esplanade (Paul Taylor), Footsteps in the Snow, Flight (Take Dance Company), as well as a few Duncan pieces.
Head shots courtesy of Jennifer Madino Photography