Director’s Choice Showcases – TIX ON SALE NOW!


JANUARY 26 – 28, 2018

Old First Reformed Church | 729 Carroll St. | Brooklyn, NY 11215


Spoke the Hub is proud to present this years’ Director’s Choice Showcase! We invite you to see some of our favorite performers from the infamous and zany Winter Follies production.This year’s featured artists are:

Showcase #1
Friday January 26 @7:30 pm
Amber Sloan, Patrick Quinn, Ann Dragich, Miki Tuesday, Katie Skinner and Nia & Ness

Showcase #2 
Saturday January 27 @5:00 pm
Ann Dragich, Patrick Quinn, Katie Skinner, Mindy Toro  and Nia & Ness

Showcase #3
Saturday Jan 27 @ 8:00 pm
Miki Tuesday, Mindy Toro, Nia & Ness, Amber Sloan and Patrick Quinn

Showcase #4
Sunday Jan 28 @ 5:00 pm
Katie Skinner, Mindy Toro, Miki Tuesday, Amber Sloan, Ann Dragich


Ann Dragich has choreographed and performed around NYC, including Symphony Space, FIT, Brooklyn Music School and Duplex Cabaret Theater, and is on faculty at NJPAC, ATDF, Ballet Hispanico and The DreamYard Project. Notably, she performed in Paris Fashion Week as part of the Rick Owens Spring 2014 Women’s show. 
Photo: Darial R Sneed

2016 Dance Now NYC at Joe's Pub


Amber Sloan is a New York City based choreographer, performer and teacher whose company is currently in residence at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ. Sloan performs with The Bang Group, teaches dance composition at The Ailey School, and co-directs Women in Motion.
Photo: 2016 Dance Now NYC at Joe’s Pub, “Sy Gaskin in Amber Sloan’s Yma Dream; photograph by Yi-Chun Wu”


Katie Skinner is a dancer, maker, and arts administrator. Her work has been shown at the University of Iowa, Triskelion Arts, and Martha Graham Studios. Katie dances with Caitlin Cullen Dance and Emily Climer. She is Program Assistant at Baryshnikov Arts Center, and Editorial Assistant of the Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics.


Miki Tuesday aka Michela Deiddacreator of International Affair, is a dancer/choreographer from Italy specializing in Waacking.
International Affair is a collaboration between street style dancers from different backgrounds coming from all over the world connected by the same passion for Urban Dance & Music.


Mindy Toro grew up in Brooklyn, working, choreographing, and dancing at Spoke The Hub.  In 2015, she graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in Dance. Mindy has shown her choreography at the Socrates Sculpture Park, LAVA, La Mama, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Danspace at St. Mark’s Church, and at various street festivals, parks, and gardens around the city.  She is looking forward to more explorations.


Nia and Ness are a dancer/poet performance art duo based in Brooklyn, New York. The duo has performed throughout the tri-state area, sharing their work that aims at a deeper understanding of their co-reality through intense investigations of their individual identities.
Photo: Luca Esposito


PQDANCE is an experimental dance theater company created by Patrick Quinn. PQDANCE challenges audiences to critically examine the ways in which our online lives have become inseparable from our “real lives.” PQDANCE self-identifies with the following buzzwords: “Brooklyn-based”, queer, radical, “hipster”, anti-capitalist, anti-Trump.
Photo: Stephen Delas Haras