Performance Company Members

Crossover Movement Arts' performance company is a vibrant collection of movement artists who collaborate closely with the artistic director in the creation and development of works. They also have a lot of fun and enjoy working together. A lot.

Sally O'Grady is a master percher, and feels confident in her monkey climbing status. She began her training at Foothills Dance Conservatory, SC, While still in high school she attended classes at The Dance Department of University of Georgia, and apprenticed with UGA's CORE Concert Dance Company. As part of her training she attended the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, ABT Detroit, CORE aerial, Point Park University, Canopy, and Zen Monkey Project. Since moving to Atlanta she has performed with Brooks and Company Dance, independent choreographer Corian Ellisor, and Zoetic Dance Ensemble. She currently dances with Gathering Wild, Notchyomamas Modern Project, and Crossover Movement Arts.

Cara O'Grady holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the University of Georgia. In addition to Crossover Movement Arts, she also dances with Gathering Wild and Notchyomamas Modern Project.

Julie A. Mulvihill teaches dance and movement in the Theatre Department at Georgia College and State University. She holds a teaching certification in Alexander Technique and is a PhD candidate in Dance Theory and Practice at Texas Woman’s University. Julie earned a Master of Arts degree in Dance Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she also taught in both the Dance and Theatre departments. Additionally, Julie has been on the faculties of Elon University, Peace College, and other dance and theatre programs in the southeast. She is a choreographer interested in collaboration and independently creating her own work. Julie’s work has been shown at the American Dance Festival, NC Dance Project, NC Dances, and Greensboro Fringe Festival; she has also shown work and performed with Even Exchange Dance Theater, Rainbow Dance Company, and with Crossover Movement Arts. Julie loves working with community collaborators and other artists to create interesting conversations through movement. Julie has taught all kinds of movement to all kinds of people.

Erin Weller Dalton is a graduate of Oglethorpe University with a degree in English and Performing Arts. Erin has performed with Fly-By Theatre, Duende Dance Theater, Crossover Movement Arts and 7 Stages, and has served as dramaturg for such companies as Theatre Gael, Working Title Playwrights, and the Alliance Theatre. Currently, Erin teaches dance and creative movement at local non-profit Moving in the Spirit, and writes and performs with Out of Hand Theater.

Derrick Causey holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Georgia. Since moving to Atlanta he has worked with Actor's Express Theatre as an intern, and has performed with Essential Theatre and Out of Hand Theater. He is currently an associate artist with Out of Hand.

Thomas Bell is the co-founder of the AJC Decatur Book Festival, and a partner in and co-founder of Chronicle, an editorial and creative services firm. For several years, he was the book editor and dance critic for Creative Loafing. Tom is president of the board of CORE, Atlanta’s premier contemporary dance company, and sits on the board of Emory Friends of Dance. In addition to studying and performing with Crossover Movement Arts, he studies and performs with Brooks and Company Dance and dances regularly with Atlanta Contact Improvisation. He also studies aerial dance with The D’Air Project.

Aaron Bean has worked with Crossover Movement Arts for several years, dating back to the production of “Finding Clear.” He also takes classes in Ba Gua — a Chinese ‘soft’ or ‘internal’ style martial art — with Blake. Aaron’s nickname is BearFace.

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