​​MEET DANCE EXPOSÉ

THE COMPANY

  1. Annie Trice
    Annie Trice
    Annie danced with Dance Exposé for six years and then moved to Los Angeles to fulfill a scholarship at Edge Performing Arts Center. Annie has danced professionally with several choreographers including Terri Best, Ryan Heffington, Michelle Johnston, and Carrie Ann Inaba.
  2. David Espalin
    David Espalin
    David started with Dance Exposé as a guest performer and was instantly hooked on dance. David brings a unique set of skills to the company with a lifetime of martial arts study.
  3. Elisa Cárdenas
    Elisa Cárdenas
    Elisa Cárdenas was born in Albuquerque, but started her dance training in Manassas, VA at age 7. She moved back to Albuquerque and continued dancing at Fishback Studio of the Dance. She started dancing with Dance Exposé in 1992 and continued with them until 2000. Elisa moved to New York City in 2001 for an internship with Broadway Dance Center and trained at Steps on Broadway. While in NYC, she did background work on several TV shows and movies such as 3rd Watch, Sex & the City, Law & Order, Chapelle Show, and American Gangsta. Elisa returned to Dance Exposé in 2009.
  4. Erin Allen
    Erin Allen
    Erin literally grew up in Dance Exposé and worked her way through the junior company to become a regular and favorite featured dancer. Erin graduated from UNM with a major in theatre.
  5. Jennifer Sanchez
    Jennifer Sanchez
    Jenny had a brief journey with Dance Exposé in 1995 and recently rekindled her love and passion for dancing. Jenny thanks her brother, Gary, for motivating her to come back.
  6. Kiara Glennon
    Kiara Glennon
    Kiara has always had an appreciation for dance. Her passion for dance started at a young age and she began her education with ballet and jazz. She joined Dance Exposé in 2013. The decision to join the company renewed her passion for dance and has fed her thirst for knowledge in the dance field.
  7. Rachael Noe
    Rachael Noe
  8. Tom Allen
    Tom Allen
    Tom is one of the founding members of Dance Exposé and in the business of theatre, is known as a triple threat: acting, dancing and singing. Not only has Tom raised a beautiful daughter (Erin Allen), but in the company he has mentored many young people.

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  1. Edye Allen
    Edye Allen
    Edye Allen is the Artistic Director and Choreographer for Dance Exposé. She formed the company over 20 years ago in an effort to bring high-energy dance to the New Mexico community. She has dedicated her life to training dancers of all ages, helping them to grow as dancers and performers. She is known among her company members for challenging them to do more than they think is possible by providing a strong education in technique and performance.
  2. Jennifer Sanchez
    Jennifer Sanchez
    Jennifer Sanchez was born and raised in Albuquerque and graduated from West Mesa High School. Jennifer has worked in the real estate industry for 9 years before following in her father’s footsteps as a business owner when she began her venture as the owner of Quality Home Inspections NM. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys her passion for dance in which she performs for Dance Exposé. She is married to Curtis and has a stepson, Zachary.
  3. Lisa Lindquist
    Lisa Lindquist
    Lisa Lindquist is an alumna of the University of New Mexico and currently works there in the Dean of Students Office as a Student Affairs Specialist. Additionally, she has served as the chapter advisor for Chi Omega Sorority for the past nine years and avidly pursues her passion for dance as member of the Board of Directors of Dance Exposé. She is married to Ryan, who is another great supporter of Dance Exposé.
  4. Michael Kountz
    Michael Kountz
    Michael has been photographing Dance Exposé since 1995 and his talent is evident in each Dance Exposé action shot.
  5. Kiara Glennon
    Kiara Glennon
    Kiara Glennon has danced for many years but joined Dance Exposé Productions in 2013. She has assisted with designing the layout and printing of the production programs, production tickets, and recruitment flyers. She graduated from UNM in 2014 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a concentration in Organizational Leadership and a minor in Psychology. She currently works at Ambitions Consulting Group as an Executive Office Assistant.