Angelina Schwammerlin is a contemporary musician based in Graz in Austria. As a sound artist she creates acoustic patterns and soundscapes using live, recorded, natural and digital elements. In 2006, Angelina finished her scientific work "Music as Expression". She released the album "Cosmo" (2013) and trained in immersive theatre with Ana Monro in Slovenia. In 2015 she founded the umbrella organization Transmitter Performance, which produces contemporary culture projects. Angelina has been working with the Signdance Collective since 2012 focusing on exploring methods of working as a musician within a dance-theatre process.
Lionel M. Macauley (Sunrise; 1992 - Sunset; 2020) was born and raised in Franklin, NJ by parents who migrated to the United States from Sierra Leone/West Africa. Working with Signdance afforded him the opportunity to travel Europe before audiences in places like Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Turkey, and London. He release a spoken word EP called “ELLO” in June 2019 and it is available on all streaming platforms. Lionel was honoured to have the opportunity to collaborate with the Signdance Collective once again and was very humbled to have his pieces utilized in the company's projects.
Ashley is a New York City based Afro-Latina and graduated from Pace University with her BA in Devise Acting. Through her acting program, Ashley had the opportunity to perform in the Sibiu Theatre Festival. She also performed in an original piece titled, The Female Role Model Project, and performed in an immersive play called, An Immersive Theatrical Journey to Fight Human Trafficking. Recently, she has collaborated with her best friend to create a film called “Stages of Love” in which she produced and acted in it.
Peter Ositadinma is a Nigerian(Biafran), based in Sardinia. He's an actor, singer and dancer. He also works as an entrepreneur and is focusing on web development and graphic design. Peter is currently reading computer engineering at the University of Cagliari.
Rob is a producer and director from Wrexham, Wales. He is the founder of production company 73 Degree Films and has produced numerous film, arts and community projects. Rob has worked with Signdance on shows including 'The Turtle Trials' (producer) and 'In Between Spaces' (filmmaker) which have been developed and showcased internationally, including in Slovenia, Austria, Turkey, USA and Mexico. In 2021 Rob was once again selected to be part of the prestigious BFI x BAFTA Crew programme for emerging UK film talent. He is a BAFTA Cymru member and producer of the FOCUS Wales Film Festival, supported by Ffilm Cymru.
Viviana was born in Cuba but moved to the United States as an infant, spending her formative years in Nebraska and Virginia, the latter which was to greatly influence her life, personality and art. She was selected by Ford to do a one-woman exhibition in the prestigious Wynwood Art District; created a tabletop set for a Disney Halloween commercial; designed sets for Office Depot, Imagos, Sabor a Mexico, Ford, Homenage a Lucho Gatica, Cheyenne. Was a featured artist in a Big Brothers Big Sisters “Under Improvement” fund raiser as well as in His House galas. Viviana continues to paint and create, for commissions or sometimes for pleasure, in her studio in Miami, Florida USA.