Rubi Pronk photo
Drew Jacoby and Rubi Pronk photo
Drew Jacoby photo

Drew Jacoby, hailed “guest dance goddess” by Ballet-Dance Magazine, is from Boise, Idaho. She received her training at the School of American Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. While at PNB, she performed ballets by George Balanchine, Kent Stowell, Val Caniparoli, and Michael Smuin. At 17 Drew joined Lines Ballet in San Francisco, where she was made a principal dancer and had works created on her by award-winning choreographer Alonzo King. She was a guest star in Sylvie Guillem’s 2005 Japan tour, performing featured roles in ballets by Sir Kenneth MacMillan and Alberto Alonso. Since moving to New York CIty in 2007, she has had works created on her by acclaimed choreographers Lar Lubovitch  and Dwight Rhoden. While dancing with Complexions Contemporary Ballet for a portion of 2007, she was featured in William Forsythe’s Herman Schmerman, alongside Desmond Richardson. A Princess Grace Award winner, a Level 1 Award recipient from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, and Dance Magazine’s “It” Girl, Drew is “known for her sumptuous extensions and powerhouse attack.” (Dance Magazine) Jacoby & Pronk are also principal dancers with Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company and guest dancers with Dutch National Ballet.

Rubinald Rofino Pronk was born and raised in The Hague, Netherlands. He received his training at the Royal Conservatory of Dance and joined the Dutch National Ballet at 16, where he danced as a soloist and performed works by several leading choreographers such as William Forsythe, George Balanchine, Martha Graham, Frederic Ashton, and Jacopo Godani, to name a few.  In 2006  he joined Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson’s Complexions Contemporary Ballet in New York City, where he toured extensively and performed works by Dwight Rhoden and Ulysses Dove. His awards include the prestigious Alexandre Radius Prize for the best dancer of Holland and two nominations for the VSCD “Silver Swan” award for best performance of the year. Elsevier Magazine named him “Holland’s sexiest ballet dancer ever.” Jacoby & Pronk are also principal dancers with Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company.