More information about Raphaël Boumaïlia : (Performer, Poetry Research)
Boumaïlia became a charter member of the Limón West Dance Project in 1994, and joined the Limón Dance Company in 1998. While performing with the Limon Company, he performed the works of José Limón, Jiri Kylian, Doug Varone, Lar Lubovitch, Anna Sokolow, Daniel Nagrin, Donald McKayle among many others. He has performed duet concerts with Nina Watt in the U.S and abroad, and his own work appeared on a Limón Dance Company program. He has taught for the Limón Institute since 1996, and has been invited to reconstruct Limón repertory at several colleges. His solo repertory includes several works by Daniel Nagrin, and Limón’s “Chaconne.” Alongside Gary Masters, he is a 2011-12 Isadora Duncan Award nominee for his work in restaging Missa Brevis, a 2012-13 nominee for choreographing Keyed with Hsiang-Hsiu Lin and 2012-13 winner for restaging the master piece The Moors Pavane with Gary Masters. Currently, he is the Co-Director of the University Dance Theater at San Jose State University, and a Faculty member at the Lines Ballet Training Program. He is also the Co-Artistic Director and Founder of Reach BC Dance Company.