Social Movement Contemporary Dance


Social Movement Contemporary Dance (SMCD) promotes social consciousness through creative arts and community engagement. SMCD focuses on presenting work to diverse audiences that reflects the historical ramifications of social injustices against all peoples and their impact on contemporary social ideas and values. Social Movement Contemporary Dance was founded under the artistic directorship [...]

6 Degrees


Toni Leago Valle is trained in contemporary, modern, and aerial dance, and is the Artistic Director and choreographer for 6’.  Valle is a certified level 1 aerial teacher from Vault Houston under Amy Ell, and is currently in training for her Level 1 Gyrotonic(R) Method Certification.  Valle is also an adjunct faculty [...]

Ashley Horn


Ashley Horn is a dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, costume designer, and artist from the Houston area. She has shown choreography and films at ACDF, The University of Houston, Big Range Dance Festival, The Texas Weekend of Contemporary Dance, Third Coast Dance on Film Festival, The Houston Fringe Festival, and Dance Month at the [...]

Asia Society Texas Center


With 12 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, [...]

Ayan Felix


Ayan Felix (Gulf Coast) is a movement artist who uses contemporary methods to evaluate intricate social environments. She graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 2016 with a neuroscience B.A., and has since used various movement forms to produce her artistic work evaluating emotional intelligence, social media, futurism, and women’s health. Upon [...]