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RESUME

Current Employment & Professional Experience

 

2015-2016        Dance Lecturer, Dept. of Theatre & Dance, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV

 

2014-present   Founder/Director, Downtown Dance Collective, Reno, NV

 

2013-present    Faculty, The Conservatory of Movement, Reno, NV

  • Teach Royal Academy of Dance syllabus classes and advanced ballet

  • Choreograph recital pieces for all levels

 

2013-present    Teaching Artist, Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, NV

  • Resident Artist at Katherine Dunn Elementary for the 2014-2015 school year. Teach K-6 creative movement and cultural dance while integrating their current course of study.

  • Teach yearly workshop in conjunction with the Nevada Department of Education covering the basic elements of movement exploration and art integration as defined by the Kennedy Center.

 

2013-2015      Auxiliary Faculty, Letter of Appointment, Department of Theatre & Dance,

University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV

  • Teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced ballet

  • Guest choreographer for the Fall Dance Festival in 2013

 

2011-2013       Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Taught non-major beginning ballet classes and assistant to directors of Utah Ballet (performing company)

  • Taught character dance (folk dance) for departmental majors and Ballet Mistress for the Character Dance Ensemble (performing company)

 

Selected Choreography

 

2015    Tabula Rasa                  UNR Spring Concert, Reno, NV

2015    Visage Hereux               Brews, Brats, & Ballet, Sierra NV Ballet, Carson City, NV

2014    Freer But Worse            Shared Space, Potentialist Workshop, Reno, NV
2013    Departures                    Senior Show, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2013    Silverlined                     Ballet Showcase, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2013    Psychotic Girl                 Sunset District, Municipal Ballet Co., Salt Lake City, UT

2013    Hungarian Dance Act III Swan Lake (Dancer & Choreographer)   

Swan Lake, Utah Ballet, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2012    The Crane Dance            Under Ten, Holland Project, Reno, NV

2012    Danse de Debussy          Ballet Showcase, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2012    Positive Reciprocity  Striking A Balance (Graduate Show), University of Utah, Salt Lake 

2012    Tsirkus                     Striking A Balance (Graduate Show), University of Utah, Salt Lake 

2012    Zombie Rodeo Holiday   Halloween Concert, Utah Philharmonia, Salt Lake City, UT

2011    Kindle/Rekindle              Ballet Showcase, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Selected Performance Experience

 

AVA Ballet Theatre, Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno, NV (Regional Dance Company)

2015       White Cat in The Sleeping Beauty

2014        Sea Witch in The Little Mermaid

2012        Alice in Alice in Wonderland

2011        Martha & The Dragonfly in The Secret Garden

2010        Swan Maiden & Princess in Swan Lake

2009        Alice in Alice in Wonderland

2008        Fairy Godmother in Cinderella

2007        Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty

2003-2014    Multiple roles in The Nutcracker

including Snow Queen, Doll, Spanish, Arabian, Mirlitons, and Lead Waltz of the Flowers

 

 

Bellē Contemporary Dance Company, Reno, NV

2014    Mammary Glam              Dumbo Dance Festival, New York, NY

2011    Performing Leo Villareal    Gallery Exhibit, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2010    Larger Than Life              Green Space Take Root Series, Long Island City, NY

2010    Suite for Viola Alone with Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio viola, Nightingale Concert Hall, Reno, NV

2010    Dance of the Milky Way    Star Gazing Tour, Northstar, Lake Tahoe, CA

2010    Ties                               Shakespeare and Co., Lenox, MA

2009    Couchette                        Cool NY Festival, New York, NY

2008    Letters to 114751            Nightingale Concert Hall, Reno, NV

 

Municipal Ballet Co., Salt Lake City, UT

2013    Sunset District                 Sugarspace, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Nevada Opera Association, Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno, NV

2011    Peasant in Amahl and the Night Visitors

2009    Gypsy in Carmen

2007    Devil’s Cheerleader in Orpheus in the Underworld

2006    Gypsy in La Traviata

2005    Waltz Couple & Grisette in The Merry Widow

 

Grants & Awards

 

2015                Distinction awarded for Royal Academy of Dance Advanced 1 Exam, Reno, NV

2014                Distinction awarded for Royal Academy of Dance Advanced Foundation Exam,                            Pacifica, CA

2011-2013       Graduate Teaching Assistant with Full Tuition Benefit, University of Utah, Salt                               Lake City, UT

2006                Frank S. Maika Dance Scholarship, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV

2006                Dr. Art Broten Dance Scholarship, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV

2003                Student Grant in Performance Art, Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, NV

 

Education & Training

 

2013                MFA in Ballet, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2007                BS in Business Administration, Dance Minor, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV

 

May 2013        Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea

  • Participated in ballet, traditional Korean dance, and modern dance classes at Sejong University. Performed in Transcendence, choreographed by Dr. Sung Juk Roh for the University of Utah.

 

May 2012        Virsky State Academy, Kyiv National M.P. Dragomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine

  • Studied choreographic etudes from Poland, Ukraine, Gypsy Romani, Spain, Cuba and Egypt. Attended performances of the Kyiv Opera and Ballet, the State Honored Virsky Ukrainian Dance Company, and the Veriovka Folk Choir and Dance Ensemble.

 

2009-2014       Royal Academy of Dance Teacher’s Courses

  • 2014          Advanced 1 Vocational Syllabus Course, Long Beach, CA

  • 2014          Grade 4 and 5 Syllabus Course, Portland, OR

  • 2012          Grade 1, 2, and 3 Syllabus Course, Las Vegas, NV

  • 2010          Advanced Foundation Syllabus Course, Long Beach, CA

  • 2009          Free Movement and Character Dance for all grades and the Pre-Primary and  

Primary Syllabus Course, Las Vegas, NV

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