photo by Andrea Basile
Sebastian dances for AXIS Dance Company, Scott Wells & Dancers, and freelances in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is known for his high-dynamic, no-holds-barred movement style. His influences include release technique, contemporary, musical theatre, contact improvisation, capoeira, ballet, acrobatics and on-going study with Frey Faust.
photo by Alex Miller
Sebastian teaches contemporary, flying and falling techniques, dynamic partnering, contact improvisation, and composition. He is a certified Axis Syllabus teacher and his classes and workshops are based on healthy movement patterns that increase efficiency and reduce injury risk. He also teaches Physically Integrated Dance with AXIS Dance Company that is accessible to everyone with and without physical disabilities.
photo by JW2 Photo
Sebastian's choreography is conceptual, theatrical and athletic, drawing from a broad aesthetic background. In the Bay Area, his choreographic work has been presented at CounterPULSE, Subterranean Arthouse, The Garage, Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Brava Theater, and many more venues. His work has also been shown in 8 U.S. states, in Russia, and on FOX TV's "So You Think You Can Dance".
Sebastian was a participating member of Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange (CHIME), a project of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company. CHIME is a mentorship program for professional choreographers, and for 2012 Scott Wells served as his mentor.