New York, NY | Boston, MA

summary of qualifications

  • 20 years of dance experience – New York City, Boston, Israel, Montreal, LA, Toronto, San Francisco, Washington, D.C, Philippines
  • Trained in Classical & Contemporary Ballet, Partnering, Pointe, Limon, Horton, Graham, Jazz, Floor Work, Continuum Modern, West African Dance, Hip Hop, Countertechnique
  • Certified in Pilates Mat and in the Comprehensive Balanced Body™ Equipment from Balanced Pilates NYC
  • Vocal singer, piano player, commercial actress/model
  • Experience in modern partnering and classical and contemporary ballet partnering, flat and en pointe
  • Creative thinker and unique decision maker with a positive attitude
  • Dedicated, hardworking, enthusiastic, detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; works well in a team as well as on her own
  • Curious and passion-driven individual, both inside and outside the studio
  • Dance Educator and Pilates Instructor in New York City


professional experience

  • Dancer with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, NYC. May 2018-Present
  • Dancer with Carolyn Dorfman Dance, NYC and Union, NJ. September 2016-June 2018
  • Dancer with JoAnna Mendl Shaw's The Equus Projects, NYC. July 2017
  • Soloist with Arch Contemporary Ballet, NYC. May 2016-August 2016
  • Apprentice with Arch Contemporary Ballet, NYC. August 2015-May 2016

performance experience

  • In Reaction choreographed by Peter Chu. Usine C, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Om choreographed by Eva Kolarova. Usine C, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • The Legacy Project: A Dance of Hope choreographed by Carolyn Dorfman. Orpheum Theater, Omaha, NE
  • Into the Light choreographed by Jae Mann Joo. Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC
  • Tomorrow choreographed by Brice Mousset. Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC
  • to She she has Become choreographed by Jon Ole Olstad. Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC
  • Odet choreographed by Martin Harriague. Zichri Theater, Ga’aton, Israel
  • Memoria with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. New York City Center, NYC
  • Among Us choreographed by Nicholas Villeneuve. Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC
  • Stillness in Motion choreographed by Igal Perry. AileyCitigroup Theater, NYC
  • Park Avenue Armory Gala with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, choreographed by Matthew Rushing. Park Avenue Armory, NYC
  • Revelations Cast of 50 with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark,NJ
  • Ailey at the ApolloGala with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, choreographyset by Tracy Inman. Apollo Theater, NYC

choreographers worked with

  • Kyle Abraham
  • Rami Be'er
  • Hope Boykin
  • Omar Carrum
  • Peter Chu
  • Sonia Dawkins
  • Carolyn Dorfman
  • Martin Harriague
  • Judith Jamison
  • Renee Jaworski
  • Jae Mann Joo
  • Alonzo King
  • Eva Kolarova
  • Brice Mousset
  • Claudia Lavista
  • Jon Ole Olstad
  • Igal Perry
  • Dwight Rhoden
  • Desmond Richardson
  • Bryan Roberts
  • Matthew Rushing
  • Carlos Valcárcel
  • Nicholas Villeneuve
  • Manuel Vignoulle
  • Jessica Wilson

training

  • June 2017: Springboard Danse Montreal (Montreal, QC, Canada) – Ballet, Contemporary, Gaga, ImageTech, Improvisation
  • September 2012-May 2016: Fordham University/The Ailey School BFA Dance Program (New York, NY) – Ballet, Ballet Partnering, Composition, Graham, Hip Hop, Horton, Improvisation, Jazz, Limon, Pointe, Repertoire, Techniques of Performance, West African Dance
  • January 2016: BODYTRAFFIC Winter Intensive (LA, CA) – Countertechnique
  • Summer 2015: Bates Dance Festival (Lewiston, Maine) – Ballet, Continuum Modern, Repertoire, Business of Dance
  • Spring 2015: Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company’s Dance Journey (Kibbutz Ga’aton, Israel) – Ballet, Contemporary, Choreography, Floor Work, Improvisation, Modern, Repertoire
  • Summer 2014: The National Ballet School of Canada (Toronto, ON, Canada) – Ballet, Cunningham, Drama/Expressions, Improvisation, Limon, Pointe
  • Summer 2013: Complexions Contemporary Ballet NY Summer Intensive (New York, NY) – Ballet, Cunningham, Pointe, Repertoire
  • Summer 2012: Lines Ballet Summer Intensive (San Francisco, CA) – Afro-Brazilian, Ballet, Contemporary Partnering, GyroTonics, Hip-Hop, Horton, Improvisation, Pas de Deux, Pointe, Repertoire
  • 2008-2012: MetroWest Ballet (Marlboro, MA) – Ballet, Contemporary, Pointe, Repertoire, Variations
  • Summer 2011: The Washington School of Ballet (Washington, D.C.) – Ballet, Character, Choreography, Flamenco, Jazz, Modern, Pas de Deux, Pilates, Pointe, Repertoire, Variations
  • Summer 2010: Boston Conservatory (Boston, MA) – Ballet, Gyrokinesis, Hip-Hop, Pointe


accomplishments

  • Queens Arts Council 2020 QAF New Work Grant Recipient
  • Fordham University with a BFA in Dance Performance and minor in Business Administration
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, May 2016
  • Dean's List 2013, 2014
  • Certificate of Completion from Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company's International Dance Journey

choreographic endeavours

  • untitled | Nitzotzot Showcase, Zichri Theatre, Kibbutz Ga'aton, Israel
  • what lies beneath the surface | BFA Senior Choreography Concert, Ailey Citigroup Theatre, NYC and the Emergency Fund for Student Dancers Choreography Showcase, Dance Theatre of Harlem, NYC









CV and References are available upon request.

Additional Skills/Training

  • Voice: 1 year | Mary Rogers, Nick DeFrancesco
  • Acting: 3 years | The Ailey School: Deborah Zall, Michael Kimmel
  • Jazz: 5 years | Edward Stockton, Hollie Wright, Jessica Wilson
  • Hip Hop: 2 years | Rennie Harris, House of Movement NYC
  • Improvisation: 2 years, continuing always | JoAnna Mendl Shaw
  • Composition: 2 years, continuing always | JoAnna Mendl Shaw
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