Training

Paul Taylor School of Modern Dance

2018-2019 Full Academic Scholarship Recipient, studies Paul Taylor technique under current and former company dancers

Southern Methodist University

Modern – Myra Woodruff, Christopher Dolder, Anne Westwick

Jazz – Brandi Coleman of Jump Rhythm Jazz, Daniel Buraczeski, Albert Drake

Ballet – Dwight Rhoden, Leslie Peck, Shelley Berg, Carter Alexander, Adam Hougland, Kathy Chamberlain, Desmond Richardson

Intensives

Paul Taylor Winter Intensive 2019 - full scholarship recipient

American Dance Festival 2018 - Tom Jones and Gayle Halperin scholarship recipient

Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance - 2016, 2017, 2018 - scholarship recipient

Shen Wei Dance Arts - 2017, 2018


Performance

2018 – “Points on a Curve” – Danny Buraczeski

2017 – “Mercuric Tidings” – Paul Taylor – soloist role – restaged by Annmaria Mazzini

2017 – “Bolero” – Christopher Dolder

2017 – “Martlets” – Dallas Dance Festival – Kat Barragan

2017 – “Drop Me Off in Harlem” – Moncell Durden

2016 – “Confluence” – Adam Hougland – resident choreographer at Louisville Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet

2016 – “Firebird” – Delfos Danza Contemporanea – Claudia Lavista/Victor Becerra from Mazatlán, Mexico

2015 – “Wild and Precious” – Robert Dekkers of post:ballet


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Choreography

“Waking”

“Get Yourself Free”

“Still Not Half Perfect”

“Unbecoming”

“Paul Wnuk and Friends: Chamber Music Concert” – Choreographer for SMU professor’s concert

“All of This Skin”

Viewable on my Vimeo page

Selected as Top 10 Finalist for 2018 Eryc Taylor Dance New Choreographer Grant


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Awards and Honors

Southern Methodist University

Second Century Scholar, Meadows Scholar, Artistic Merit Scholar

Inducted into Hyer Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Alpha Chi National College Honor Society

Recipient of Outstanding Senior Dancer award and nominee for Outstanding SMU Woman Award

Engaged Learning Fellow - recipient of grant for “The Language of Dance: Connecting Across Boundaries,” a project that used dance education as a tool for social change


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Arts Administration

Martha Graham Dance Company - Marketing and Development Intern

Assists in grant research and writing, individual appeals, event planning, pitching corporate sponsorship opportunities, and collaboration on crowdfunding

Career Application Consultant

Provides artists with CV/resume/cover letter career application creation services; compiles body of work and articulates artistic perspective

SMU-in-Dublin Teaching Assistantship

Dublin, Ireland - Selected as TA for Professor Shelley Berg, the director of Dublin internship/study abroad program; traveled to Ireland to guide students in writing, communication, and international cultural exchange (June 2018)


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Teaching

Park Cities Dance/The Dallas Conservatory - Dallas, TX

Served on the teaching/choreography faculty from 2016-2018, teaching students ages 2-15 in ballet, modern, and jazz; choreographed works for competitive training teams.

The Dance Zone - Las Vegas, NV

Choreographed works for competitive training teams; taught contemporary master classes.