Raphaël Boumaïla, a graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse Lyon France, performed with the Red Note/Andy Degroat Company before becoming a charter member of the Limón West Dance Project in 1994. He then joined the Limón Dance Company in 1998 where he was a principal dancer until 2015. He also has performed duet concerts with Nina Watt in the U.S. and abroad. Raphaël Boumaïla is a Limón master teacher: he has reconstructed Limón works for universities and companies in multiple countries. He is an Izzie award nominee for reconstructing and choreographing. He is a Izzie award recipient for reconstructing The Moor’s Pavane. He as recently started a new artistic venture with Holly Johnston/Ledges and Bones. Mr Boumaïla, in collaboration with Heather Cooper, have created REACH BC Dance Company based in San Francisco. This is Raphael’s 3rd season with MFDP|SF.