Company Bios

Tenacity Bricher-Wade

Tenacity Bricher-Wade

was born in Denver Colorado, but was raised in Cheyenne. She started dancing at the age of 4 and absolutely fell in love with it. She is the managing owner of En Avant Dance in Cheyenne has been teaching dance for 16 years. She is also fortunate to have worked with many dancers from all over the country, including Yoav Kaddar, Peter Pucci, Tony Coppola, Jay Franke, Marat Daukayev, Gail Benedict, Keith Saunders, Susan Israel Massey, and Lawrence Jackson. Tenacity is also very active in bringing dance to theatre at CLTP .She is excited and thrilled to be Principal Dancer with Reformation Dance Company and the opportunity to dance with the other amazing people involved with the company.

Julia Brownell

Julia Brownell

was born in North Logan Utah, where she began taking dance classes at the age of 5. At age 7, she studied with the Cache Valley School of Ballet in Logan, Utah and was able to dance with the Cache Valley Civic Ballet through open auditions, and then as a member of its Junior Company, under the direction of Sandra Emile. While dancing with the CVCB, she performed in numerous productions of the Nutcracker,  and Firebird, Sleeping Beauty and Hansel and Gretel. Upon moving to Cheyenne she began taking classes at En Avant Dance Studio. She was a Soloist in the productions of “Peter Pan” and “A Midsummer Nights Dream”. Julia hopes to dance throughout the rest of her life.

Hannah Guthrie

Hannah Guthrie

began her dance training in Cheyenne, Wyoming at the age of 4. In the summer of 2012, she attended American Ballet Theatre’s summer intensive program in Austin, Texas. She also trained with Colorado Ballet during the summer intensive programs from 2013 to 2015. From 2014 to 2017 she danced with Ballet Wyoming as a Soloist in Wizard of Oz, Cinderella, Rock Ballet, Peter Pan and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She has danced in works by Terrell Davis from Davis Contemporary Dance and Robert Sher-Machherndl. Hannah joined Reformation Dance Company in the Fall of 2017. She is excited to be a Principal with Reformation Dance Company.

Cassidy Hager

Cassidy Hager

started her dance training in Cheyenne. Most notably, recently performing as Peter Pan formerly with Ballet Wyoming, and in recent past as Clara for the San Diego Ballet. She has been dancing under the instruction of Kathy Vreeland since 2014 and is grateful for the continued training that has shaped her both as a dancer and person. She has performed in Wizard of Oz, Cinderella, Rock Ballet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She has been to Haiti twice with Hope Force International and wishes to pursue an internship with them in the near future. She looks forward to being Principal Dancer with Reformation Dance Company.

Heather Hansen

Heather Hansen

started her training at the age of 4, and has not stopped dancing since then. Dance is her passion and she has cultivated that passion by working and performing with Colorado Ballet, Jillana (former principal with New York City Ballet), Peter Pucci, Moscow Ballet, Ballet West, and Patricia Tate, Marsha Knight, & General McArthur Hambrick (professors from The University of Wyoming). Most recently she has performed the roles of Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz”, the Wicked Stepmother in “Cinderella”, and Hermia in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. While at the University of Wyoming, she earned her degrees in Biology and Psychology. Heather loves having the opportunity to pass on her passion and love for dance, and has been teaching for over 18 years. She also works as a graphic designer. Heather is very excited to be a Principal Dancer with Reformation Dance Company!

Jonathon Hedger

Jonathan Hedger

is honored to be joining Reformation Dance Company as Principal Dancer this inaugural season. He has previously performed the roles of The Prince in “Cinderella”,The Wizard in “The Wizard of Oz”, and most recently as Captain Hook in “Peter Pan” and Lysander in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and traveled around the world with his military family before settling in Cheyenne. Jonathan began dancing at the age of 11,  with a focus on ballet and contemporary work although he has worked with styles from tap, jazz, and hip hop to Irish step, modern, and aerial arts.  He has studied around the country with some of the most renowned names in dancing, and has enjoyed collaborations with other local artists from Wyoming and Colorado.