Winners of 2,500 euros for artistic and entrepreneurial development.
Courtney Mazeika (USA) received her BFA in Dance from the University of Texas at Austin. Upon graduation,
she moved to the Bay Area to train with Summer Lee Rhatigan at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and joined Alex Ketley’s company, The Foundry.She currently works closely with Tom Weinberger on new work throughout Europe and North America and is proudly on faculty at the SF Conservatory of Dance.
Marlie Couto (USA) began her dance training at the age of two in San Diego, California. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from The Boston Conservatory in 2013, she moved to the Bay Area to work extensively with Summer Lee Rhatigan at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and join The Foundry. As a freelance artist, Marlie has had the pleasure of working closely with and performing works by Christian Burns, Bobbi Jene Smith, Tom Weinberger, Marissa Brown, and Margot Gelber.