Kiefer Otto // Dancer and Choreographer
Kiefer Otto has been dancing since he was six years old. While involved in his hometown dance studio, dance competitions and musicals he discovered his passion for the arts. He graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2018 majoring in Dance with a minor in Acting. Since moving to Chicago, Kiefer's choreography has been presented by Simantikos Dance Chicago, Nuomenan Dance Ensemble, F.A.M.E Chicago and THAW. He has performed in FOX and SHOWTIME's hit television series Empire and Shameless and appeared on So You Think You Can Dance in 2013. Kiefer performed with visual artist Nick Cave at Chicago’s Navy Pier and was a guest performer for J. Lindsay Brown Dance. He has worked with numerous artists in the community including Pam McNeil, Paige Cunningham, Amaniyea Payne and Joe Musiel. He was a company dancer for Ascendance Dance Chicago for their first season and recently joined Cattywampus Dance Company for their third season.
Odea // Vocalist and Songwriter
Courtney Robinson, also known by her stage name as Odea, is a songwriter and vocalist based in Chicago, IL. Odea recently earned a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Columbia College Chicago where she gained valuable ensemble experience and an understanding of a wide variety of genres. With influences ranging from Jazz to Folk, Odea has a unique timbre that sets her voice apart and an ability to adapt to any particular musical setting.
In 2017, Odea released her debut EP of original music titled "Take A Seat". With sultry vocals drifting alongside a weeping electric guitar, this project serves as an example of her vocal and songwriting skills alike.
Learn more at www.odeasmusic.com