CURRICULUM VITAE 

Education and Training:
 
  • 2016  Prima Theatre
                Dancer/Performer/Ensemble in Prima Theatre’s production of Big Fish  that premiered in September 2016                 in Lancaster, PA, directed by Mitch Nugent.
  • 2015  
          Barefoot Dance Company (2015-Present)
          Member of a diverse group of dancers, composers, and poets to create moving works of art in Lancaster, PA,           directed by Priscilla Kaufhold.
           Choreonova Dance Company
          Participated in several performances during the summer and the making of a dance film with this Pittsburgh,             PA based company, directed by Davida Rae.
  • 2014-present NetCo Dance Company
                              Member of a collective group of dancers in the Lancaster, PA area that participates in local                                     dance performances and events directed by Jennifer Cowan Berlet.
  • 2010-2014 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania – Slippery Rock, PA (SRU)
                       Slippery Rock University Dance Department
                       Bachelor of the Arts degree in Dance with a Minor in Spanish
                       GPA – 3.76
  • 2013 American Dance Festival Summer Intensive (6 weeks)
                      Trained with Gerri Houlihan (Modern III), Jeffery Bullock (Ballet V), Ellen Hemphill                                                (Voice and Gesture), and Rafael Lopez-Barrentes (Voice and Gesture) also participated in a William                           Forsythe Repertory Project directed by Elizabeth Corbett (Repertory and Improvisation Technologies)

Performance Experience:

 

2016

 

“Baby, Baby” (Modern) choreographed by Priscilla Kaufhold. Performed at Barbara Barden Dance Series at the Lancaster Country Day School Lancaster, PA.

“Stopping By” (Modern) choreographed by Priscilla Kaufhold. Performed at Barbara Barden Dance Series at the Lancaster Country Day School Lancaster, PA.

“Big Fish” (Musical) directed by Mitch Nugent (Director of Prima Theatre) and choreographed by Irving Gonzalez. Performed four shows at Willow Valley Cultural Center Lancaster, PA.

“Biased” (Athletic Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Masonic Village Retirement Community Elizabethtown, PA. 

 “Sans Nuages” (Contemporary Ballet) choreographed by Cynthia Nehr (Assistant Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Masonic Village Retirement Community Elizabethtown, PA.

“Solitaire” (Contemporary Jazz) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Masonic Village Retirement Community Elizabethtown, PA.

“Passing” (Contemporary Ballet) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Masonic Village Retirement Community Elizabethtown, PA.

“Critically Imperfectly” (Floor Piece) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Masonic Village Retirement Community Elizabethtown, PA.

“Suspended Perspectives” (Dance Theatre) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Masonic Village Retirement Community Elizabethtown, PA.

“Biased” (Athletic Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA. 

“Clambering Silently” (Partnering Duet) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“Sans Nuages” (Contemporary Ballet) choreographed by Cynthia Nehr (Assistant Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA. 

“Solitaire” (Contemporary Jazz) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA. 

“Passing” (Contemporary Ballet) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“Critically Imperfectly” (Floor Piece) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“Suspended Perspectives” (Dance Theatre) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Suspended Perspectives at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA. 

“Passing” (Contemporary Ballet) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Encore Benefit Show at the Winter Center Lancaster, PA.

“Biased” (Athletic Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Encore Benefit Show at the Winter Center Lancaster, PA.

“Sans Nuages” (Contemporary Ballet) choreographed by Cynthia Nehr (Assistant Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Downtown Dances at the Ware Center  Lancaster, PA. 

“Artiface” (Dance Theatre) choreographed by Pricilla Kaufhold (Director of Barefoot Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Downtown Dances at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Suspended Perspectives” (Dance Theatre) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Works in Progress at Move it Studio Lancaster, PA.

 

“Solitaire” (Contemporary Jazz) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Works in Progress at Move it Studio Lancaster, PA. 

 

 

2015

“Passing” (Contemporary Ballet) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at  ‘Til the Season by Beyond Dance Company at The Painted Bride Arts Center Philadelphia, PA.

“Subsequent Time” (Contemporary) choreographed by Jessica Clevenger. Performed at Barbara Barden Dance Series at the Lancaster Country Day School Lancaster, PA.

“Luna” (Modern) choreographed by Priscilla Kaufhold (Director of Barefoot Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Barbara Barden Dance Series at the Lancaster Country Day School Lancaster, PA.

“Biased” (Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Barbara Barden Dance Series at the Lancaster Country Day School Lancaster, PA.

“Subsequent Time” (Contemporary) choreographed by Jessica Clevenger. Performed at Homestead Village Retirement Home Lancaster, PA.

“Luna” (Modern) choreographed by Priscilla Kaufhold (Director of Barefoot Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Homestead Village Retirement Home Lancaster, PA.

“Luna” (Modern) choreographed by Priscilla Kaufhold (Director of Barefoot Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Ravenous at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Out of Time” (Modern) choreographed by Priscilla Kaufhold (Director of Barefoot Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Ravenous at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Crow’s Feet” (Dance Theatre) choreographed by Priscilla Kaufhold (Director of Barefoot Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Ravenous at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Sans Nuages” (Contemporary) choreographed by Cynthia Nehr (Assistant Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Informal Moves at Move it Studio Lancaster, PA. 

“Biased” (Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at Informal Moves at Move it Studio Lancaster, PA. 

“BFF” (Contemporary Partnering) choreographed by Davida Rae (Director of Choreonova Dance Company in Pittsburgh, PA). Performed at Dancers at a Gathering at Bridger Theater in Ambridge, PA.

“Nachos” (Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at NetCo Dance Company’s Rinse and Repeat Concert at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Summertime” (Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at NetCo Dance Company’s Rinse and Repeat Concert at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Light Spaces” (Contemporary) choreographed by Cynthia Nehr. Performed at NetCo Dance Company’s Rinse and Repeat Concert at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Bridesmaids” (Jazz/Modern) choreographed by Cynthia Nehr. Performed at NetCo Dance Company’s Rinse and Repeat Concert at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Vertical Transmission” (Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed at NetCo Dance Company’s Rinse and Repeat Concert at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Compliance Ignited a Bond” (Contemporary) choreographed by Jessica Clevenger representing NetCo Dance Company. Solo performed in Celebrate Ballet and World Dances at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

“Nachos” (Modern) choreographed by Jennifer Berlet (Director of NetCo Dance Company in Lancaster, PA). Performed in Downtown Dances  at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

 

2014

 

"Compliance Ignited a Bond" (Contemporary) choreographed by Jessica Clevenger. Solo performed in the Slippery Rock University's Senior Synthesis Concert, Our Last Fifteen Minutes, Swope Music Hall Slippery Rock, PA.

 

"With You" (Musical Theatre) choreographed by Nora Ambrosio. Performed in the Slippery Rock University's Senior Synthesis Concert, Our Last Fiftenn Minutes, Swope Music Hal Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“this brief time isn’t real time” (Modern) choreographed by Taylor Szalajda. Performed in Taylor Szalajda’s Senior Synthesis Independent Concert, “A Single Hand” in West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Escape Proof” (Modern) choreographed by Shelley Collock. Performed at Shelley Collock’s Senior Synthesis Independent Concert, “Shelley Collock Dance Company” in West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Biana” (Modern) choreographed by James Washington (Guest Artist). Performed at Slippery Rock University 125th Celebration, “An Evening of the Arts” in the Robert Smith Center Ballroom in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Escape Proof” (Modern) choreographed by Shelley Collock. Performed at Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s Winter Concert, Making Our Move, Succop Theatre in Butler, PA, Pennsylvania State System for Higher Education Arts Festival in Harrisburg, PA, and American College Dance Festival Association Gala Concert 2014 at Ohio University in Athens, OH.

 

“Some Tap in My Pocket” (Tap) choreographed by Lindsay Zipparo. Performed at Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s Winter Concert, Making Our Move, Succop Theatre in Butler, PA and Sigma Rho Delta Dance Honorary Society’s Spaghetti Dinner and a Show Fundraiser, West Gym Dance Studio, Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Unhinged” (Modern) choreographed by Samantha Baker. Performed at Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s Winter Concert, Making Our Move, Succop Theatre in Butler, PA.

 

2013

 

“Biana” (Modern) choreographed by James Washington (Guest Artist). Performed at PA Dancers in Concert at Valley Forge Casino in King of Prussia, PA.

 

“BMV 578” (Modern/Partnering) choreographed by Mark Santillano (Mercyhurst College Faculty/Guest Artist). Performed at PA Dancers in Concert in King of Prussia, PA.

 

“In The Company of Nature’s Wrath” (Modern) choreographed by Ursula Payne (SRU Faculty). Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Faculty and Guest Artist Concert, Succop Theatre in Butler, PA.

 

“Performance” (Modern) choreographed and performed by Jessica Clevenger. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert, West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.  

 

“Haight and Ashbury” (Jazz/Modern Fusion) choreographed by Johnna Cwik. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert, West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Grasp the Hysteria!” (Modern/Jazz Fusion) choreographed by Emily Kennard.Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, Here’s theStory…, at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA and Emily Kennard’sIndependent Concert, Arthouse13 at Field House Dance Studio in Slippery Rock,PA.

 

“Renewed” (Modern) choreographed by Alyssa Cubellis. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, Here’s the Story… at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Maison De Huit” (Modern) choreographed by Ashlee Parker. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, Here’s the Story… at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

2012

 

“Bremusa’s Crusade” (Modern) choreographed by Ashlee Parker. Performed in Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s Fall Concert at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“this brief time isn’t real time” (Modern) choreographed by Taylor Szalajda. Performed in Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s Fall Concert at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“2084” (Free Jazz) choreographed by Pearlann Porter. Performed as a Reconstruction of 2084 at Slippery Rock University Field House Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Knowing the Difference” (Modern) choreographed by Abby Clemence. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Why don’t you…” (Modern/Sign Language Fusion) choreographed by Rebecca Burcher. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“They See Us” (Ballet/Modern Fusion) choreographed by Jessica Clevenger. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Who has the money?” (Modern) choreographed by Johnna Cwik. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Ganesa Vandanam” (Bharathanataym) choreographed by Jaya Mani (SRU Faculty). Performed at the Sri Venkateswara Temple in Pittsburgh, Pa and Allegheny College Kid’s Day in Meadville, PA.

 

“Shake Your Pretty Little Head” (Modern/Pointe Fusion) choreographed by Heather Richardson. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, And So We Dance… at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“The Time We Have” (Modern) choreographed by Abby Clemence. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, And So We Dance… at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“3rd Degree” (Modern) choreographed by Kirsti Leighton. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, And So We Dance… at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

2011

 

“A Fingerprint Mantality” (Modern) choreographed by Andrea Astuto. Performed in Slippery Rock University’s Fall Concert at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Light Sensation” (Fusion of modern and Thailand’s Candle Dance) choreographed by Sita Sijintarit. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Fall Concert at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Thillana” (Bharathanatayam) choreographed by Jaya Mani (SRU Faculty). Performed in Slippery Rock University’s Fall Concert at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Pushpanjali” (Bharathanataym) choreographed by Jaya Mani (SRU Faculty). Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Dances of India Concert at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Flower Girls” (Modern) choreographed by Rebecca Burcher. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Mrs. Macaroni” (Modern) choreographed by Tara Schlosser and Lauren McKee. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Streams in the Desert” (Liturgical modern) choreographed by ShannonRoethlein. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, TheFinal Piece at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

“Black-capped Chickadee” (Modern) choreographed by Tayler Sady. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Senior Synthesis Concert, The Final Piece at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA.

 

2010

 

“Can I Ask You a Favor” (Modern) choreographed by See Cha. Performed at the Empty Bowls Charity Dinner hosted by Slippery Rock University at the University Union in Slippery Rock, PA.

Choreography Experience:

2017

 

“One Short Day” (Tap) January 2017, Senior Division Tap Class, Music: Wicked Original Broadway Cast. Performed in Milton Hershey Dance Department’s Winter Concert at Founder’s Hall Auditorium Hershey, PA.

 

“Singin’ in the Rain” (Jazz/Hip Hop) January 2017, Senior Division Jazz/Hip Hop 1 Class, Music: by the Glee Cast. Performed in Milton Hershey Dance Department’s Winter Concert at Founder’s Hall Auditorium Hershey, PA.

 

“I Feel Pretty” (Ballet) January 2017, Senior Division Beginning Ballet Class, Music: Jenny Oaks Baker. Performed in Milton Hershey Dance Department’s Winter Concert at Founder’s Hall Auditorium Hershey, PA.

 

“I Got Rhythm” (Jazz/Hip Hop) January 2017, Senior Division Jazz/Hip Hop 2 Class, Music: Take the Lead. Performed in Milton Hershey Dance Department’s Winter Concert at Founder’s Hall Auditorium Hershey, PA.

 

“Simba Faces Scar” (Modern) January 2017, Senior Division Modern Class, Music: The Lion King Cast. Performed in Milton Hershey Dance Department’s Winter Concert at Founder’s Hall Auditorium Hershey, PA.

 

“Alice’s Wonderland” (Ballet) January 2017, Senior Division Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Class, Music: Yann Tiersen. Performed in Milton Hershey Dance Department’s Winter Concert at Founder’s Hall Auditorium Hershey, PA.

 

 

2016

 

“Follow the Gaggle” (Tap) June 2016, Beginning Tap Class, Music: by Vivaldi. Performed in Silver Spring Dance Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert, Four Seasons at Hempfield High School Performing Art Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“Leaflet Puzzle” (Tap) June 2016, Advanced Tap Class, Music: by Vivaldi. Performed in Silver Spring Dance Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert, Four Seasons at Hempfield High School Performing Art Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“Abejorros Obreras” (Modern) June 2016, Advanced Modern Class, Music: by Vivaldi. Performed in Silver Spring Dance Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert, Four Seasons at Hempfield High School Performing Art Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“Blizzard” (Jazz) June 2016, Beginning and Intermediate Jazz Classes, Co-Choreographed with Kylee Bowman, Music: by Vivaldi. Performed in Silver Spring Dance Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert, Four Seasons at Hempfield High School Performing Art Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“A Little Night Music” (Ballet) June 2016, Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Class, Music: “Ragtime Piano” by Scott Joplin. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“Malaguena” (Ballet) June 2016, Intermediate Ballet Class, Music: “Malaguena”. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“Forward No Return” (Lyrical) June 2016, Intermediate/Advanced and Advanced Ballet Classes, Music: “Breath In” by Dustin O’Halloran. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“Autumn” (Ballet) June 2016, Intermediate 2 Ballet Class, Music: “Autumn” by Vivaldi. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“Stars and Stripes” (Pointe) June 2016, Advanced Ballet Class, Music: “Stars and Stripes”. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“Bumble Bee” (Ballet) June 2016, Advanced Ballet Class, Music: “The Flight of the Bumblebee” by Rimsky-Korsakov. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

 

2015

 

“Subsequent Time” (Contemporary Modern) November 2015, Solo, Music: “Moon on the Water” by Jessita Reyes. Performed at Barbara Barden Dance Series at the Lancaster Country Day School Lancaster, PA.

 

“Subsequent Time” (Contemporary Modern) November 2015, Solo, Music: “Moon on the Water” by Jessita Reyes. Performed at Homestead Village Retirement Home Lancaster, PA.

 

“Concerto in C” (Ballet) May 2015, Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Class, Music: “Concerto in C”. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“Concerto for 4 Violins in B Minor, Op.3” (Ballet) May 2015, Advanced Ballet Class, Music: “Concerto for 4 Violins in B Minor, Op.3”. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“The Hours” (Lyrical) May 2015, Intermediate/Advanced Ballet and Advanced Ballet Class, Music: “The Hours” by Phillip Glass. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“String of Pearls” (Pointe) May 2015, Advanced Ballet Class, Music: “String of Pearls” from The Notebook. Performed in McCann’s School of Dance Recital at the Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA.

“A Garden Party” (Ballet) May 2015, Intermediate and Advanced Ballet Classes, Music: by Yann Tiersen. Performed in Silver Spring Dance Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Hempfield High School Performing Art Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“River of Tears” (Modern) May 2015, Beginning Modern Class, Music: by Phillip Glass. Performed in Silver Spring Dance Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Hempfield High School Performing Art Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“The Entertainment” (Jazz) May 2015, Beginning Jazz Class, Music: by Jandy. Performed in Silver Spring Dance Conservatory’s Spring Dance Concert, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Hempfield High School Performing Art Center Lancaster, PA.

 

“Compliance Ignited a Bond” (Contemporary) March 2015, Solo, Music: “The Winter” by Balmorhea. Representing NetCo Dance Company. Performed in Celebrate Ballet and World Dances at the Ware Center Lancaster, PA.

2014
 
"Compliance Ignited a Bond" (Contemporary) May 2014, Solo, Music: “The Winter” by Balmorhea. Performed in the Slippery Rock University's Senior Synthesis Concert, Our Last Fifteen Minutes, Swope Music Hall Slippery Rock, PA.
 
2013
 
“Fixate” (Modern) December 2013, 7 dancers, Music: “Rivers Arms” by Balmorhea. Performed at Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s Fall Concert at Swope Music Hall in Slippery Rock, PA and Sigma Rho Delta Dance Honorary Society’s Spaghetti Dinner and a Show Fundraiser, West Gym Dance Studio, Slippery Rock, PA (2014)
 
“Performance” (Modern) September 2013, Solo, Music: “Voice-18” by David Moscovich. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.
 
“Tappin” (Tap) April 2013, 5 dancers. Performed at Slippery Rock University’s Site Specific Concert at University Union’s back patio in Slippery Rock, PA.
 
2012
 
“Me, Myself, and Us” (Modern) November 2012, 5 dancers, Music: “River Flows In You” by Yiruma. Performed at the Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s Adjudication Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.
 
“They See Us” (Modern) September 2012, 7 dancers, Music: By Soressa Gardner. Performed at the Slippery Rock University’s 60X60 Concert at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.
 
“Mr. President” (Modern) May 2012, Solo, Music: “The Kiss” by Piano and “Happy Birthday Mr. President” by Marilyn Monroe, Arranged by Andy Hasenpflug. Performed at Slippery Rock University for Laban Movement Analysis Class Concert at Field House Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.
 
2011
 
“Only You” (Modern) December 2011, Solo, Music: “Reflective Rag for Solo Piano” by J.L. Zaimont. Performed at Slippery Rock University for Composition Class at West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.
Work Experience:
2016            Milton Hershey School
                   Hershey, PA
                   Elementary and Senior Division Dance Instructor and Department Director
                   Teaching: Elementary Ballet Levels 1, 2, and 3
                                  Elementary Tap Levels 1 and 2
                                  Elementary Modern Levels 1 and 2
                                  Elementary Creative Movement Levels 1 and 2
                                  High School Beginning Ballet
                                  High School Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
                                  High School Tap
                                  High School Jazz/Hip Hop Levels 1 and 2
                                  High School Modern
 
2016            Prima Theatre
                   Lancaster, PA
                   Dancer/Performer
 
2015            Choreonova Dance Company
                   Pittsburgh, PA
                   Dancer
 
2014-Present  McCann’s School of Dance
                     Hummelstown, PA
                     Dance Instructor
                     Teaching: Beginning/Intermediate Ballet
                                    Intermediate Ballet
                                    Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
                                    Intermediate/Advanced Pointe
                                    Advanced Ballet
                                    Advanced Pointe
 
2014-2016 Silver Spring Dance Conservatory
                     Columbia, PA
                     Dance Instructor
                     Teaching: Beginning Modern
                                    Intermediate Modern
                                    Advanced Modern
                                    Beginning Jazz
                                    Intermediate Jazz
                                    Advanced Jazz
                                    Beginning Tap
                                    Advanced Tap
                                    Pre-Pointe
                                    Intermediate Ballet
                                    Advanced Ballet
                                    Pointe
2006-2010      Clarissa’s School of Performing Arts
                      Greencastle, PA
                      Teacher/Studio Assistant
                      Taught: (Ages 6-adult) Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Lyrical, Modern,Hip-Hop,                                                                    Pointe, and Musical Theatre
                                   (Ages 3-5) Kinderdance
                                   (Age 2) Fundamentals
 
Workshops/Master Classes Taught:
2016
          Silver Spring Dance Conservatory- Turning Technique, Leaps and Turns, Acro Skills, and                 Stretch and Strengthen
          Lancaster, PA 
 
          Downtown Dances Workshop (Taught Waacking)
          Lancaster, PA
 
2015
         Weekly Private Lesson with a football student from Hempfield High School to improve                     flexibility, balance, and stability. 2015-Present
 
         Silver Spring Dance Conservatory- Tricks and Tumbling Part I, II, and III (Intermediate and            Advanced Levels Only)
         Lancaster, PA
 
         Clarissa’s School of Performing Arts (Master Classes in Modern and Ballet)
         Greencastle, PA
 
2014
          Silver Spring Dance Conservatory- Ballet Boot Camp (ages 10 and up)
          Lancaster, PA
2013  
         Clarissa’s School of Performing Arts (Master Classes in Modern, Ballet, and Jazz)
         Greencastle, PA
 
Teaching Areas:
 
Beginner–Advanced Modern
Beginner—Advanced Ballet
Beginner—Intermediate Jazz
Beginner—Intermediate Tap
Beginner Hip Hop
 
Influential Teachers:
 
Ursula Payne: ursula.payne@sru.edu
 
Teena Custer: teena.custer@sru.edu
 
Nora Ambrosio: nora.ambrosio@sru.edu
 
Melissa Teodoro: melissa.teodoro@sru.edu
 
 
Workshops/Master Classes Attended:
 
Workshops:
2014          American College Dance Festival Association Athens, Ohio
2013         American Dance Festival Durham, NC Michelle Ramos (Contemporary Ballet) at Slippery                   Rock University
 
                Maree Remalia (Gaga Technique/Choreography Workshop) at SlipperyRock University
 
2012         Forsythe Phrases and Improvisation Technologies Exploration with Elizabeth Corbett at                   Slippery Rock University
 
                Evolve Dance Intensive Pittsburgh, PA
 
                Spring Break Study Abroad in Rome, Italy
 
2011        Hollywood Vibe Dance Convention Pittsburgh, PA
 
 
Master Classes:
2015        Axis Dance Company
 
2014        T. Lang (Modern/T. Lang Dance)
               Nego Gato Afro-Brazillian Dance and Music Ensemble (Afro-Brazillian/Capoeira)
               Grand Théâtre de Genéve Ballet Company (Contemporary Ballet) Pittsburgh, PA
               Sidra Bell (Modern)
               Dana Walko (Ballroom)
 
2013        Linda Meacci (Yoga)
               Ann Cooper Albright (Contact Improvisation)  
               James Washington (Modern)
               Attack Theatre (Partnering)
               Maree Remalia (Gaga Technique)
               Mark Santalliano (Partnering)
               Rosie Trump (Modern)
               Valerie Ho AKA Ms. Vee (Hip Hop)
               August Wilson Dance Ensemble (Modern/Horton Technique)
               Michael Pili Pang (Hula)
               Alicia Garrity (Diavolo/Risk-Taking)
               Lula Washington Dance Theatre (Modern)
 
2012        Amy Sleigh (Modern)
               Valerie Ho AKA Ms. Vee (Hip Hop)
               Pearlann Porter (Free Jazz)
               Kista Tucker (Modern)
               Stephanie Fry (Modern)
               Chris Saunders (Musical Theatre)
               Michael Pili Pang (Hula)
               Pam Pietro (Modern/Pilates)
               Tap Kids (Tap)
 
2011        Paul Taylor II Company (Taylor Technique)
               Pascal Rioult Dancers (Modern)
               Jump Rhythm Jazz Project (Jazz)
 
2010        Alvin Ailey II Company (Ailey Technique)
 
Areas of Study:
 
Modern Dance Technique Levels I-VI
Ballet Technique Levels I-IV
Jazz Technique Levels I-IV
Teaching of Dance with field experience
Society and Social Dance
Dance Fundamentals
Dance History I & II
Dance Kinesiology
Dance Composition I & II
Music for Dance
Introduction to Music
Creative Dance for Children
Principles of Dance Production
Laban Movement Analysis/Performance Techniques
World Dance—Bharathanataym
Improvisation
Wellness for Dancers
Introduction to Dance
 
 
Theatre Experience:
2016         Dancer/Performer/Ensemble for Prima Theatre’s production of Big Fish in Lancaster,                       PA.
2011         Stage Manager for Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s WinterConcert, Shifting                       Ground at Miller Auditorium in Slippery Rock, PA.
 
2010        Stage Manager for Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre’s AdjudicationConcerts at                      West Gym Dance Studio in Slippery Rock, PA.
 
Research:
 
2014        The Importance of Ballet Technique in the Modern Dancer
 
2013        The Teaching of Students at the Collegiate Level: Importance of a HealthyLifestyle
 
                Iliopsoas Muscle Injury, Treatment, and Prevention for Dancers
 
                Investigating Creative Uses of Technology Through Choreography lead byPearlann                         Porter, artistic director and founder of the Pillow Project inPittsburgh, PA
                           Presented at the Slippery Rock University’s Symposium for Student                                  Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement
 
2012         Dance in the Ancient Mayan Culture
 
Organizations/Committees:
 
2013-2014      Sigma Rho Delta Dance Honorary Society
                      Member and Co-Event Coordinator      
                      Inducted May 2013
 
2005-current   St. Thomas United Methodist Church Member
 
Community Service:
2015            Lower Dauphin School District Power Pack Program
2014            33 hours at Slippery Rock University’s Office of Students with Disabilities
 
Achievements/Scholarships:
 
Achievements:
 
2014                  Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Slippery Rock University
 
2010-2014         Slippery Rock University’s Dean’s List
 
Scholarships:
 
2013            Wodiska Scholarship from Slippery Rock University $1000
 
                   Lucy Isacco Summer Study Scholarship from Slippery Rock University $250
 
                   American Dance Festival Cooperation Scholarship $250
 
2011            Harlequin Dance Floor Scholarship $300