2012-Present The Studio Enola, PA
Teach ballet and pointe classes as well as choreograph and stage an annual ballet. Have taught contemporary and jazz classes as well as choreographed for the competition team.
2012-2014 Hershey School of Dance Hershey, PA
Taught contemporary classes. Choreographed for the annual recital. Continuing education by travelling to NYC to take dance classes.
2012-2014 PA Cyber Harrisburg, PA
Taught dance and theater movement classes to PA Cyber students. Was responsible for planning and teaching classes to students age 5-18.
2010-2012 Performing Arts Dance Academy Hamburg, NY
Taught ballet and jazz classes to teens. Substitute for ballet and jazz classes. Choreograph for the annual recital.
2010-2012 NU Studio Buffalo, NY
Taught creative movement, tap, ballet, pointe, and lyrical classes. Choreograph for the annual recital.
2010-2012 Eugenia’s Studio of Dance West Seneca, NY
Taught children through teen ballet classes. Choreograph for the annual recital.
2009-2010 MacArthur Middle School Fort Meade, MD
Started the dance program at the school. Responsibilities include teaching all forms of dance to grades 6-8, including MYP in my lessons, as well as other county initiatives, starting and directing the dance company, and organizing a performance for all dance students.
2006-2010 Studio of Ballet Arts Olney, MD
Taught ballet, modern, and jazz to children and adults. My responsibilities include teaching proper technique, keeping classroom order, encouraging students, and sharing the joy of movement.
2006-2008 Experimental Movement Concepts Baltimore, MD
Taught advanced ballet and modern. Substitute for adult and children's classes.
2007-2008 Chesapeake Arts Center Brooklyn, MD
Director of the dance program. Taught children's creative movement, ballet, tap, and jazz classes.
February 2007 St. Paul's School for Girls Brooklandville, MD
Long Term Substitute for upper school ballet and modern/jazz classes.
2000-2003 Dance Dimensions Rochester, NY
Taught ballet, pointe, creative movement, stretch and strengthen, and lyrical to all ages. My responsibilities included teaching all of the ballet technique classes and teaching choreography to the performance classes for the annual recital.
2014-2019 Perform Group, LLC York, PA
Choreographed for the Curtain Call and Perform costume catalogue photo shoots.
2009 Singing the Body Electric Baltimore, MD
Choreographed two pieces that were performed alongside three other choreographers work at the Creative Alliance.
2008 Jane Franklin Youth Festival Arlington, VA
Choreographed a modern piece for four students that was selected to be performed in March 2008.
2007 Between the Numbers Baltimore, MD
Co-produced a modern dance concert at the Creative Alliance, collaborating with musicians to create an evening of original dance and music.
2005 Joy of Motion Washington, DC
Danced and choreographed a solo at the Jack Guidone Theatre for their December Dance Project.
2005 Uptown Performance Series New York, NY
Danced and choreographed a solo for a new choreography showcase.
2007-2009 Jane Franklin Dance Arlington, VA
2008 NextReflex Dance Collective Washington, DC
2007-2008 The Collective Baltimore, MD
2007 Dissonance Dance Theatre Washington, DC
2005 Gottzell-Dance Presentation Brooklyn, NY
2005 Leanne Schmidt and Company New York, NY
2003-2006 Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre New York, NY
2010-2011 University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
Completed the following masters level education classes online; Adolescent Psychology, Growing and Learning Theories, Inclusion and Mainstreaming, Secondary Methods for Classroom Teachers, and Secondary Reading Methods.
2001-2003 SUNY Brockport College Brockport, NY
Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Dance. Was inducted into the Alpha Chi Honor Society. Studied dance under Susannah Newman, Wallie Wolfgruber, Santo Giglio, Vicki Uris, and Juanita Suarez. Performed in several student pieces, thesis projects, and faculty pieces.
2000-2001 Monroe Community College Rochester, NY
Earned an Associates Degree in Science and was on Dean's List.
Fall 1999 Point Park College Pittsburgh, PA
Attended on a partial dance scholarship.
Dance Training and Experience
2014-2016 Perform Group, LLC York, PA
Relationship Manager for Curtain Call costumes. Covered PA/MD/OH. Responsible for building relationships with dance sudio owners, grow sales in my territory, attend trade shows.
August 2010 NYC Dance Teacher Summit New York, NY
Attended a three day convention for dance teachers. Took classes in ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, modern, and floor barre.
1994-2000 Draper Center for Dance Education Rochester, NY
Trained on partial scholarship in ballet, pointe, modern, and jazz in a pre-professional environment. Performed with the Rochester City Ballet in the Nutcracker, Cinderella, Don Quixote, Gaite Parisienne, Peter and the Wolf, as well as several company ballets. Studied under Timothy Draper, Jamey Throumoulos-Leverett, Sally Stephens, and Susannah Newman.
2003 Limon Dance Company (scholarship) Brockport, NY
2002 Florida Dance Festival Miami, FL
1998 Joffrey Midwest Workshop Flint, MI
1997 Joffrey Ballet School New York, NY
1994-95 Walnut Hill (scholarship) Natick, MA
*Other teaching experience includes, Howard County Community College, Columbia, MD, Community College of Baltimore County, Essex, MD, Broadway Dance Studio, Astoria, NY, Allegra Dance Studio, Greenwich, CT, Jennifer Wiesner Dance, Stamford, CT, Seaside Dance Academy, Berlin, MD and Springdale Ballet Academy, Springdale, CT, Brockport School of Dance, Brockport, NY, Lancaster School of Ballet, Lancaster, PA.