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EXPERIENCE


Teaching Experience

2012 - present / Arts Umbrella / Vancouver, BC / Dance Faculty
Ballet, Contemporary, Pointe, Repertory, Conditioning, Rehearsal Assistant (ages 8 - 20)

2013 - present / Ballet British Columbia / Vancouver, BC / Guest Teacher
Guest teacher for company ballet class

2013 / Helix Dance Theater / Parksville, BC / Summer Faculty
Ballet, Pointe (Intermediate and Advanced)

2005 - present / Freelance Instructor
Guest teacher at Peridance, Broadway Dance Center, 92nd St Y, Mark Morris Dance Center
Master classes at studios including Marymount Manhattan College, Greensboro Ballet, The Center for Ballet Arts
Private lessons to students of all ages in ballet, contemporary, and Pilates


2012 / mang'Oh Yoga Studio / New York, NY
Pilates Mat Instructor

2012, 2013 / Wayne State University / Detroit, MI
Complexions Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive Instructor
Ballet, Pilates Mat, Movement Exploration, Contemporary Repertory, Contemporary Pointe Work


2012, 2013 / Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts / Dallas, TX
Complexions Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive Instructor
Ballet, Pilates Mat, Contemporary Repertory


2008 - 2012 / Complexions Contemporary Ballet / New York, NY / Assistant Ballet Mistress
Company Teacher, Repertory Coach, Master Class Instructor for high school and university level students, Summer
and Winter Intensive Instructor (Ballet, Repertory, Pilates)


1995 - 2012 / Ballet Academy East / New York, NY / Dance Faculty
Pre-ballet (ages 2-6), Pre-professional Ballet (ages 6-10), Adult Ballet (all levels), Pilates Mat (open level)

2007 - 2009 / Alabama Dance Theater / Montgomery, AL / Summer Seminar, Returning Guest Faculty
Ballet, Contemporary, Repertory, Rehearsal Assistant (ages 8-18)

2004, 2009 / Parksville Ballet School / Parksville, BC, Canada / Summer School, Guest Faculty
Ballet, Pointe, Repertory, Contemporary (ages 10-18)

2001 - 2003 / School of the Garden State Ballet / Newark, NJ
Ballet and Pointe (Intermediate and Advanced levels)


Performing Experience

1999 - 2012 / Complexions Contemporary Ballet / New York, NY
National and international touring in works by Dwight Rhoden, Ulysses Dove, Nicolo Fonte, William
Forsythe, Jodie Gates, Jae Man Joo, Desmond Richardson, and Juan Rodriguez


1998 - 2011 / Dances Patrelle / New York, NY / Principal Dancer and Assistant Ballet Mistress
Created roles in ballets by Francis Patrelle, including Pop, The Yorkville Nutcracker, Glad to Be Unhappy,
and Macbeth


1998 / Hartford Ballet / Hartford, CT / Guest Soloist
Featured in ballets by George Balanchine, Martha Graham, and Kathryn Posin

1998 - 2006 / Freelance dancer
Performed with New York-based choreographers including Christopher Caines, Zvi Gotheiner, Lydia
Johnson, and Sally Schuiling


1995 - 1996 / Merce Cunningham Dance Company / New York, NY / Repertory Understudy Group

1991 - 1993 / National Ballet of Canada / Toronto, ON, Canada / Corps de Ballet
Classical and neoclassical repertory


Education and Training

2010 / Power Pilates / New York, NY
Intermediate Mat Certification

2009 / Bachelor of Arts, Dance, SUNY Empire State / New York, NY

2006 / Power Pilates / New York, NY
Beginner Mat Certification

1994 - 1996 / Merce Cunningham Studio / New York, NY
Professional Training Program

1985 - 1991 / National Ballet School / Toronto, ON, Canada
Graduate, professional training and academic program. Completed all Cecchetti examinations.


Selected Additional Studies

February 2012 / 92 Y Dance Education Lab / New York, NY
February Intensive : Dance Education for Students with Special Needs, with Diane Duggan

June 2011 / 92 Y Dance Education Lab / New York, NY
June Intensive : Growing a Dancer, with Ellen Robbins

June 2008 / 92 Y Dance Education Lab / New York, NY
June Intensive: Making Dance with High Schoolers, with Randi Sloan

August 2006 / Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet / Carlisle, PA
Teacher's Workshop

August 2000 / David Howard Teaching Seminar / New York, NY

June 2000 / Turner Physical Therapy / New York, NY
Injury Prevention Through Awareness workshop