Recent Projects
(That I Think Are Pretty Cool)

Ways of Seeing

Portland, OR | September 14th 2019

Creator. 90-minute benefit dance production based on research of perception and accessibility which raised

approximately $3,000 for local non-profit The Aspire Project

 

Creative Dance Workshop

Wenzhou, China | July 5-8th 2019

Teaching Artist. Four-day Creative Dance and Choreography workshop organized by  UK-China Performing Arts

 

Greenwich Music Time Festival

London, England | July 2nd 2019

Performer, Boundless Skies; Instructor, Painting the Sky - an adaptation of Boundless Skies through dance and music composition workshops held with 40+ Primary School students and musician Richard Navarro

 

Spatial Performance Festival

Athens, Greece | June 14– 15th, 2019

Choreographer and Performer, Processing (in collaboration with AAIS) and solo work Thread (world premiere) as part of Interdisciplinary Festival presented by Gesamtatelier

Companies That Hired Me

(Some Even Paying Actual Money)

Leoné Dance Theatre | Portland, OR                                   

One Year Contract, 2017- 2018

Founding Member, Rehearsal Director                   

 

Fault Line Dance | Portland, OR                                             

One Year Contract, 2016-2017

Founding Member, Executive Assistant to Artistic Director Eliza Larson

 

Attack Theatre | Pittsburgh, PA                                           

Independent Artist, 2011 - 2014  

Teaching Artist, Dancer – various shows such as Game Night and the Seven-Minute Dance Series, annual productions of The Dirty Ball        

            

Shen Wei Dance Arts | New York, NY                                         

Performance Project, 2012

Undivided Divided presented at North Carolina Museum of Art

 

Repertory Dance Companies I and II | Dallas, TX                          

Educational,  2007-2009

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

Additional Artists That Put Up With Me

(Both On and Offstage)

 

Those Gracious Enough To Let Me Perform Their Work:

Camille A. Brown (Sand)  |  Peter Chu (Smell Memory with Nine)  | Bill T. Jones via Stuart Singer (Chapel Chapter)  |  Larry Keigwin (Angels of Anxiety)  |  Jessica Lang (Prayers)  |  Mark Morris via Elisa Clark (Polka and Bedtime)  |  Judith Leifer-Bentz (9 Minutes)  |

Solveig Santillano (Faces of Trafficking)  |  Kate Skarpetowska (Tidal Intersections)  |  Twyla Tharp (Treefrog in Stonehenge)  |

Christopher Vo (On The Cusp and Remembrance)

Those Gracious Enough to Teach Me:

Doug Bentz  |  Mr. Robert Battle  |  Elisa Clark  |  Dr. Rosanne Cox  |  Sue Darrow  |  Michele de la Reza  |  Melissa Glasgow  |  Mark Haim  |

Ms. Gerri Houlihan  |  Dr. Linda James  |  Peter Kope  |  Eliza Larson  |  Garfield Lemonious  |  Jason McDole  |  Ariane Reinhart  |  Kyle Richards  |  Laura Stilwell  |  Jeanie Strain  |  Tony Thatcher  |  Deborah Weaver  |  LeeAnn Whittington  |  Lily Weiss  |  Sara Wookey  |  

Jesse Zarritt  |  and so many more...

Education

(Schools I’ll Be Financing Forever)

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance | London, England                                           

Master of Fine Arts in Choreography

Programme Leader: Tony Thatcher

 

Point Park University | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania    

Bachelor of Arts in Dance, cum laude  2013

Artistic Director: Susan Stowe

 

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts | Dallas, Texas      
Artistic Director: Lilly Weiss