Dash Heston

Dash is an actor, dancer, and lighting designer excited to be joining The Luna Troop for his 10th year! He is currently attending Senn Performing Arts High School and is excited to be joining ATC. He has been on stage since he was 4 years old and has performed with Le Ballet Petit, Joffrey, The …

Isaac Loomer

Isaac is thrilled to be in this place with such a talented group of performers. Mostly a child of musical theatre he is excited to be doing more dance. He got his degree from MN State, Mankato where he trained in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, and a small amount of Afro-Caribbean. He would like to thank …

Mia Peric

Mia is excited to dancing with Luna Troop.  Mia has been studying Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop at Le Ballet Petit since the age of three. At the age of three she also started Serbian folk dance. Mia has been acting in school plays and also was part of a movie since the age of eight. …

Joshua A. Peterson

Josh is thrilled to be working with the Luna Troop! He has performed and worked with Metropolis Theatre, Circle Theatre, Hell in a Handbag Productions, and Freemont Street Theatre. He has also worked around the country with Utah Shakespeare Festival, Le Petite Theatre du Vieux Carre, and Jackson Hole Playhouse. His favorite productions are “The Drowsy …

Maren Robinson

Maren is delighted to be dancing with Luna Troop again. She trained in classical ballet at American Festival Ballet and as an undergraduate danced and choreographed with the Montana State University Repertory Dance Company where she also created a movement outreach program for the developmentally disabled. She performed modern dance for several seasons at the Sweet …

Rachel Elise

Rachel is very excited to be working with The Luna Troop for the first time. Rachel is an actor, singer, and avid swing dancer. She would like to say thank you to her family and friends for all of their love and support.

Sam Luchsinger

Sam was placed in ballet by her mother at the age of four. When she was 22, she graduated from Columbia College with a minor in dance, where she studied modern, ballet and African. After college she went into tech theatre where she stage managed for many years but never lost her love of movement. A …

Clara Freeman

Clara is thrilled to be back with the Luna Troop!  She started dancing with Luna in 2008, but was gone for four years for college and then rejoined last year.  Clara started performing when she was five years old at Le Ballet Petit and danced there for 13 years.  She also participated in a ballroom …

See Chicago Dance

In celebration of #ChicagoDanceMonth The Luna Troop performed at See Chicago Dance, a free dance event. Performed in 2016 on April 21 in the Patricia G. Nolan Center for the Arts at Rogers Park High School. See Chicago Dance also featured the talents of The Rogers Park High School Dance Ensemble*, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, …

Tides (2013)

The Luna Troop created Tides as the group's 2013 Company Showcase. Performed in 2013 on July 11–14 at Stage 773 in Chicago, IL. Tides also featured the talents of Holliwood Monroe! Holliwood Monroe (born Jonviéve Wright) is a Chicago based cabaret/burlesque-style performing artist originally from San Francisco, California. She began her performance career at the age …

Yuchi Chiu

Formerly with Refresh Dance Crew, Yuchi is excited to be performing with The Luna Troop. A graduate of Northwestern University, he now serves as a teacher on the south side of Chicago.

Sarah Glover-Heston: Founder and Artistic Director

Sarah received her B.A. in modern dance and choreography from Simon’s Rock College and is a certified yoga instructor through the Temple of Kriya Yoga. Sarah founded the Luna Troop 20 years ago. She has worked as a movement specialist and/or choreographer in several national and local performance events. Sarah can be found teaching dance …

Kelly Maryanski

Kelly Maryanski is a graduate of Denison University where she received her BFA cum laude in studio art and dance. She has performed at Dance Chicago (Valentine Dances, New Dances, Best of New Dances), the National AAHPERD Convention, Walt Disney World, and has assisted with Dance for Life. Post-graduation, Kelly is an active performer and …

Jennifer Lazarevic

Jennifer is excited to be performing with the Luna Troop this season. She has been dancing for many years including in performances at Winona State University, Minnesota Conservatory of the Arts and as an alumnus of the Des Plaines School of Dance. She received her Masters of Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago in the spring …

LB Ryan

Loribeth "LB" Cohen, current practitioner and long time dancer, is proud to be part of the Luna Troop. She feels blessed to be part of a troop with such a vast array of talent and energy. When she is not in rehearsal she is busy as owner and operator of re:fit, Inc., a holistic wellness …

Noel Brandis

Noel Brandis received her B.A. in Dance from Bard College in 2001. After graduating, she went on to earn her Pilates certification from the Pilates Studio of New York. She has been happily teaching Pilates at re:fit, inc in Glenview since 2003, and is now their Director of Fitness. This is her fifth year with the …