CAST

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LEAD ROLE

KEONE MADRID

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Lead Role

Mari MAdrid

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Supporting Role

Fabian Tucker

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Supporting Role

Selene Haro

 
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Supporting Role

Mikey Ruiz

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ENSEMBLE ROLE

OLIVIA BATTISTA

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ENSEMBLE ROLE

Hugh Aparente

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ENSEMBLE ROLE

SHANNON Kelly

 
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ENSEMBLE ROLE

SAMUEL MOORE

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EnseMBLE ROLE

MElissa De JESUS

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ENSEMBLE ROLE

JULIAN SENA

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ENSEMBLE ROLE

NOELLE FRANCO

 
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UNDERSTUDY / SWING

K.J. ESTUDILLO

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UNDERSTUDY / SWING

AMOR LEDESMA

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UNDERSTUDY / SWING

KAITLYN SUNG

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UNDERSTUDY / SWING

NIC BALLeCER


 

CREATIVE TEAM

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KEONE & MARI

Keone and Mari Madrid are the co-creators and star in BEYOND BABEL. They are dancers and choreographers, teachers and creatives, and husband and wife, individually starting out on their own paths and eventually finding each other through dance. Notable work includes: starring in and choreographing for Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” music video, a New York Times Square Billboard, “The Ellen Show,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” Mark Ronson, Flying Lotus & Kendrick Lamar, SKY: A 3D Musical, “Dancing With the Stars,” nominations for best choreography at the MTV Video Music Awards and the UK Video Music Awards, Kpop artists, viral videos, multiple champions at major dance competitions, global dance instructors and more. Their Youtube videos have been viewed over 1.5 billion times. Last summer they starred on the hit NBC show “World of Dance.” Most recently, Keone and Mari have published "Ruth" the first ever dance book, a multi-media experience combining dance, writing, illustration, music and film.

HIDEAWAY CIRCUS

Josh Aviner and Lyndsay Magid Aviner are the Brooklyn based team behind the production-company Hideaway Circus. They are also the co-creators of BEYOND BABEL, and it will be their second collaboration with Keone and Mari Madrid. Their previous live show together was a genre-defying slasher circus show, titled SLUMBER, and described by Time Out New York as "contemporary, sexy and a little bit dangerous." The production played for multiple seasons in New York and Australia. In February of 2018, Hideaway Circus released the first ever circus and dance show designed specifically to be watched in virtual reality. Their other live productions include The  Miss Behave Gameshow now playing at Bally's Casino in Las Vegas. Josh and Lyndsay also the host award-nominated Hideaway Podcast, a podcast where they discuss current circus and theatre news and interview artists and entrepreneurs in the industry.

 

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LONDON KAYE

CROCHET DESIGNER

London Kaye is a street artist based in Brooklyn, New York and Los Angeles, CA. Her unique use of crochet to create art pieces made entirely of yarn has attracted the attention of major media outlets, globally recognized brands, and an engaged following on social media. Stories on Kaye and her work have been featured in The New York Times, CBS This Morning, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and Elle. She has adorned the windows of ABC Carpet and Home and has recently crocheted pieces for major brands including Red Valentino, Starbucks, Miller Lite, Chex Mix, The Gap, and the TBS Network. According to Condé Nast Traveller, “London Kaye is the one to watch.” Still to this day, and true to her street art roots, most of her pieces are hung on fences in public places. Her work have been spotted on city streets ranging from New York to Venice Beach and Rome to Mexico City.

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JUNLYN DELAS ALAS

COSTUME DESIGNER

Junlyn Delas Alas is a graduate of FIDM and a member of the Motion Picture Costuumers IATSE Local 705, Junlyn has now had her work showcased across platforms and artists of all kinds. From designing for Urban Dance crews like The Kinjaz to hip hop artists like Taboo (Black Eyed Peas) to working on feature films like Widows or Who’s Driving Doug, Junlyn has taken pride in creating something from conception to completion. Her work has been celebrated on various stages such as NBC’s World of Dance, MTV America’s Best Dance Crew, and the Golden State Warriors Half Time Show.

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ANDY JANBEK

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Andy Janbek is a L.A. based trans-disciplinary Artist and Technician who studies the world through performance based installations and his work in production. Using performers as his primary medium, Andy creates interactive installations that encourage people to participate in Art and in Life. As a technician, he is known as a lead installer of large works of Art on festival sites, he works for a panoply of companies, in a multitude of positions and departments, spending time in a myriad of theatrical and arena venues. At present he spends most of his days DTLA as the Technical Director at the Orpheum Theatre and as a sub M.E./L.D. at the Theatre at the Ace and the Wiltern Theatre. Andy is an experienced event, festival, concert, theatrical, film, and photography technician who has worked, on some level, in nearly every department and genre of production as well as an accomplished Performance Artist.