Jesse Callaert & Mikaela Kelly

Jesse Callaert (Ghent, Belgium) studied at the Royal Ballet School Antwerp for 6 years, which provided him with a professional ballet training and a base for modern and contemporary dance. After graduating in 2017 and having danced as a guest dancer with Ballett Zürich, he joined the prestigious Nederlands Dans Theater 2 where he danced for 4 years. In July 2021 he then joined Staatsballett Hannover under the artistic direction of world renowned choreographer Marco Goecke. He has studied and performed works by Jiří Kylián, Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Johan Inger, Edward Clug, Medhi Walerski, Dimo Milev, Felix Landerer, Alexi Ratmansky, Ben Van Cauwenbergh and Yannick Boquin.

Mikaela Kelly  (New York City, USA) is a 2017 Princess Grace Award Winner in dance. She studied at American Ballet Theatre's pre-professional school where she aquired a strong classical ballet technique and completed her certification in ABT's National Training Curriculum for Teachers. In 2018, she graduated from The Juilliard School's four year Bachelor of Fine Arts program and joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2. Mikaela has performed works by many choreographers including: Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Nacho Duato, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Ohad Naharin, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Alexander Ekman, Marcos Morau, Aszure Barton, Felix Landerer, Bryan Arias, Alexi Ratmansky, George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor and José Limón. 

Jesse Callaert (Ghent, Belgium) studied at the Royal Ballet School Antwerp for 6 years, which provided him with a professional ballet training and a base for modern and contemporary dance. After graduating in 2017 and having danced as a guest dancer with Ballett Zürich, he joined the prestigious Nederlands Dans Theater 2 where he danced for 4 years. In July 2021 he then joined Staatsballett Hannover under the artistic direction of world renowned choreographer Marco Goecke. He has studied and performed works by Jiří Kylián, Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Johan Inger, Edward Clug, Medhi Walerski, Dimo Milev, Felix Landerer, Alexi Ratmansky, Ben Van Cauwenbergh and Yannick Boquin.

Mikaela Kelly  (New York City, USA) is a 2017 Princess Grace Award Winner in dance. She studied at American Ballet Theatre's pre-professional school where she aquired a strong classical ballet technique and completed her certification in ABT's National Training Curriculum for Teachers. In 2018, she graduated from The Juilliard School's four year Bachelor of Fine Arts program and joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2. Mikaela has performed works by many choreographers including: Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Nacho Duato, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Ohad Naharin, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Alexander Ekman, Marcos Morau, Aszure Barton, Felix Landerer, Bryan Arias, Alexi Ratmansky, George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor and José Limón. 

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