PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
2006-present           Ballets with a Twist, New York City, Marilyn Klaus, Artistic Director
2011-present           Continuum,  New York City, Donna Salgado, Artistic Director
2011-present           David Fernandez, New York City, Choreographer
2014-present           Artisan Dance Company, Sugar Loaf, NY, Melissa Padham, Director of Dance
2010-2011                Eglevsky Ballet, New York, Laszlo Berdo, Artistic Director
2009/2011                Benjamin Brionnes Ballet, New York City, Benjamin Briones, Artistic Director
2008                        Staten Island Ballet, Staten Island, NY, Ellen Tharp, Artistic Director
2006-2007                New York Dance Theatre, Commack, NY, Frank Ohman, Artistic Director  
1999-2005                Jose Mateo’s Ballet Theatre, Cambridge, MA, Jose Mateo, Artistic Director
2001                         Cadence Dance Project, Providence, RI, Colleen Cavanaugh, Artistic Director
1999-2000                Columbia Classical Ballet, Columbia, SC,  Radenko Pavlovich, Artistic Director
1998-1999                Robinson Ballet, Bangor, ME, Keith Robinson, Artistic Director    
1994-1998                Lake Erie Ballet, Erie, PA, Tauna Hunter, Artistic Director


DANCE TRAINING:
Steps on Broadway, New York City
Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA (Ballet, Modern, Jazz):  Tauna Hunter    
New England Ballet, Sudbury, MA:  Mara Shelton, Edra Toth, Sasha Lunev
Walnut Hill School, Natick, MA:  Consecutive Summer Workshops
Boston Ballet Center for Dance Education, Boston, MA:  Sidney Leonard, Kristen Beckwith


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
2011-present            Ballet Teacher to students age 7-18, Ballets with a Twist - New York City
2015                         Ballet Teacher to students age 8 - 18, Dance Arts Academy - Boonton, NJ
2014-present            Ballet Teacher to students age 10-12, Dragoni Dance Institute - New York City &                                 Stamford, CT
2001-2005                Ballet Teacher to students ages 5 years to adult,

                                New England Ballet - Sudbury, MA

RELATED EMPLOYMENT:

Personal Care Assistant for a severe brain trauma survivor, 2004-2006
NYSSA/School of Ballet counselor for students 12 to 18 years of age, summer 1998


HONORS:
Women’s Club Scholar, Dean’s List Scholar 1994-1998
Mercyhurst College Dance Scholarship 1994-1998


REVIEWS:
Mentioned in the Boston Globe for noteworthy dancing
Appeared in Dance Magazine, January 2003; Huffington Post  2012; Wall Street Journal 2014

 

EDUCATION:
Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA  
B.A in Dance, Psychology  Minor


REFERENCES:

Marilyn Klaus, A.D. 
Ballets with a Twist

New York, New York

212-732-1813

Jose Mateo, A.D.

Jose Mateo’s Ballet Theatre

Cambridge, MA

 617-3547467

Mara Shelton, A.D.

New England Ballet

Wayland, MA

508-358-8088