Artists

If you’d like to get in touch with any of our artists, feel free to contact us! We want to be an accessible resource and encouragement in any way.

Founder / Artistic Director

Rebekah Diaddigo

Rebekah’s passion is to bring hope and dignity through dance. From sitting mesmerized by the Nutcracker as a toddler to training at the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education she has experienced the power, freedom, and joy in using dance to communicate.

Rebekah has appeared with companies such as The The Proia Dance Project, Southern Arc, and the Atlanta Opera. She’s also been a guest artist with Telluride Dance Academy and Sawnee Ballet Theatre. Some of her favorite roles include Swanhilda in Coppelia with Ballet Southeast and the Faun Couple in Alexandre Proia’s Four Seasons with Georgia Ballet. Her favorite projects include, the opener for Passion 2014, music videos for Victoria Canal and Amy Ray, the White Umbrella short film, as well as our annual stage production of Sterling’s Path, a multimedia fairytale of hope. 

Rebekah loves using dance to serve internationally and has travelled to countries such as Panama, Cuba, and the Netherlands to perform and conduct workshops. In 2018, she curated the Uncaged Community Dance Festival where Atlanta’s leading dance companies converged for a week of collaboration. Rebekah also loves mentoring the next generation through teaching; she was a faculty member at the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education for nine years and is currently a guest teacher around the US.

Rebekah holds a BA in Communications from Thomas Edison State University. When she’s not in the studio, Rebekah enjoys spending time with her family, reading, paddleboarding and pickle ball, or winding down with hand-embroidery.

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Jane Kerley

Originally from Birmingham, AL, Jane began her dance training at the age of 6 at Briarwood Ballet. At age 14, Jane was accepted into Ballet Exaltation, the pre-professional ballet company of Briarwood Ballet’s intensive division. Through her experience in Ballet Exaltation, Jane learned how to use art to glorify God and to serve those around her with the beauty of dance. She was able to tour nationally and internationally throughout high school, including performances in the cities of Holguin and Santa Clara, Cuba.

After graduating high school, Jane was invited to dance with Ballet Magnificat in Jackson, Mississippi where she performed through their professional training program for 2 years. While at Ballet Mag, Jane deepened her love of using art as a tool for outreach and ministry, and was able to help counsel groups of young dancers through their annual Summer Dance Intensive.

Jane was offered a company artist position with Magnum Opus ballet company in Madison, Wisconsin as a founding member. She had the opportunity to perform both soloist and corps roles for 2 years in the Madison area, as well as throughout the Midwest. She also taught and choreographed regularly for a local studio, and was able to share her love of dance with her students.

Jane and her husband, Tyler, moved to Woodstock, Georgia after they got married in 2019. Jane continues to teach students the art of dance throughout the local community, and is grateful to still be able to perform and create through Bluebird Uncaged. In her spare time, she enjoys talking theology with her husband, practicing calligraphy, reading, and going antiquing.

Cara Celeste

Bio coming soon

Deborah Williams

Deborah trained at the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance (TYSOD) in Roswell, GA. She danced in their student company and Pre-Professional divisions, where she studied under Kassandra Taylor Newberry, Orlando Molina, Daet Rodriguez, Tracey Bayly, Tracy Vogt, Roscoe Sales, and many others. Deborah is classically trained in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, and contemporary. She has been accepted into numerous summer programs, including the Boston Ballet, Next Generation Ballet, and Burklyn Ballet Theatre. She has had the opportunity to dance in South Eastern Regional Ballet Association (SERBA) festivals as well as the 2017 Regional Dance America festival in Phoenix, Arizona. Deborah has danced many lead roles, including the Dew Drop Fairy, Spanish Lead, Arabian Lead, Mirliton Lead in the Nutcracker, and Fairy of the Crystal Fountain in Sleeping Beauty. She has worked as a choreographer for HUGS, a charity concert hosted by the students at TYSOD. She also has experience setting many recital numbers. Professionally, Deborah has taught with Core Dance and Acrobatics Studios in Alpharetta, Georgia, and she works as a substitute teacher in many schools in the metro Atlanta area. Deborah is a student at Georgia State University majoring in biology with a concentration in premedical studies. She works as a scribe in the Emergency Department at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and her passion is to one day become a pediatrician. 

Hideko Suzuki

Hideko began her training at Houyu Ballet in Japan in 1992 and went on to garner scholarships at such prestigious schools as the San Francisco Ballet School and Royal Ballet School .

Her accomplishments are : 2005 Prix de Lausanne ( semi-Finalist), 2005 Youth America Grand Prix In New York City (first place with Merit Scholarship), USA International Ballet Competition in 2010 as a semi-finalist. She has danced many notable choreographers works whose names are giants in the dance world such as George Balanchine, Steven McMahon, August Bournonville and Helgi Tomasson to name but a few.

She joined the Memphis ballet as a soloist in 2007 and danced with them professionally for 10 years. There she danced every dancers’ dream roles like, Swan Lake: Soloist, The Nutcracker: Clara Soloist, Sleeping Beauty: Bluebird Soloist, Flower Festival in Genzano: Pas de deux, Napoli Soloist, Allegro Brillante: Soloist, Serenade: Russian Girl , Cinderella: Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet: Juliet as well as a full repertoire of Contemporary pieces as well!

Guest Artist

Darvensky Louis

Darvensky Louis, a professional dancer, choreographer, photographer and videographer, was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti but moved to New Jersey in 2000. After relocating to Georgia in 2009, he began his training with The Royal Dance Academy under the direction of Sarah Johnson and Jay Johnson during his freshman year of high school. Darvensky holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Kennesaw State University, where he was awarded the Outstanding Senior of his class. During his time at KSU Dance, he has had the opportunity to perform in works by choreographers Ella-Ben-Aharon from Tel Aviv, James Graham from San Francisco, Sean Nguyen-Hilton, Dr. Ivan Pulinkala, Lisa. K. Lock and more. His professional dance career includes dancing for Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, staibdance, Annalee Traylor and Omar Román De Jesús from New York City, Dr. Ivan Pulinkala, Lisa K. Lock, Jon Carr and more. Darvensky teaches around the city and is also a freelance videographer and photographer. Darvensky is currently serving as Director of SequenceOne, a college alumni dance company, and with this leadership hopes to inspire future undergraduate creatives by bringing concert dance internationally through the collaboration of college alumni. He was also Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” for 2022.