University of California, Santa Cruz, 2018

Graduate Certificate in Science Communication

University of Florida, Gainesville, 2017

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance,

summa cum laude

Bachelors of Science in Psychology:

Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience,

cum laude

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EDUCATION

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

CHOREOGRAPHIC SAMPLES

(Science-themed)

Turbulent Flows in Soap Film - Dance Your PhD

January 2019

Shot at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

The Chair in Room 119

November 2016

Premiered at “BFA Showcase: Mind Your Step” at the University of Florida

The Burning Conclusion

April 2016

Premiered at “BFA Showcase: BEING” at the University of Florida

Reconsolidation

April 2016

Premiered at “Mathematics, Art, and Science at the Harn” at the Harn Museum of Art

TECHNICAL COURSEWORK

Fall 2013                     

Basic Modern Dance - Ric Rose

Basic Ballet - Isa Garcia-Rose

Majors Technique - Tzveta Kassabova, Kristen O’Neal

Dance Ensemble - Tiffany Rhynard

Spring 2014                 

Basic Modern Dance - Tzveta Kassabova, Kristen O’Neal

Basic Ballet - Ric Rose

West African Dance/Music - Mohamed DaCosta

Intermediate Jazz - Ric Rose

Fall 2014                     

World Dance (West African) - Mohamed DaCosta

Dance Composition 1- Joan Frosch

Intermediate Modern Dance - Pat Graney

Intermediate Ballet - Isa Garcia-Rose

Dance Ensemble - Ric Rose

 

Spring 2015                 

World Dance (Hip Hop) - Trent Williams, Jr.

Dance Composition 2 - Trent Williams, Jr.

Intermediate Modern Dance - Trent Williams, Jr.

Advanced Ballet - Isa Garcia-Rose

 

Summer 2015              

Summer Dance Intensive - Iyun Harrison, Helanius Wilkinson

 

Fall 2015                     

Dance Composition 3 - Nita Little

Advanced Modern Dance - Nita Little

Advanced Ballet - Angela DiFiore

 

Spring 2016                 

Dance Composition 4 - Trent Williams, Jr.

Advanced Modern Dance  - Melissa Brenner

Advanced Ballet - Trent Williams, Jr.

 

Fall 2016                     

Choreographic Senior Project - Elizabeth Johnson                    

Advanced Modern Dance - Elizabeth Johnson

Laban Movement Analysis - Joan Frosch

 

Spring 2017                 

Advanced Modern - Melissa Brenner

Advanced Ballet - Ric Rose

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Dance in a Suitcase                  

President                                  2015-2016

Publicity Chair                         2014-2015

 

Fine Arts College Council        

Executive Board Member          2015-2016

 

MOD Dance Ensemble, directed by Trent D. Williams, Jr.  Cast member                            2015-2016

2020

What is essential? 

Contribution to online project by DZ Maciel

WALLS

Contribution to Instagram project by @experimental_creation_art

ONE SCORE / MANY DANCES

Contribution to Instagram project by @nikkiandthenoise

2019

Like Dust, We Settle

Self-choreographed for Dance Jam, curated by

Amanda Stambrosky at CCC in NYC

Kitri's Entrance

Adapted as duet with Yuna Hattori for OIST cultural event

Turbulent Flows in Soap Film - Dance Your PhD

Co-choreographed with Yuna Hattori

2018

max10

A work in progress, self-choreographed

The Name of This Dance Changes Every Day

Bluets #1-40, Cid Pearlman in collaboration with dancers

2017

BFA Showcase: ROOTED: why am i?               

Second Draft, collaboration with Stacie Cratty  

Badasoorat Battakh Ka Bachacha, Esrom Anil Williams, Jr.

Harn Museum of Dance                                               

Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head, Breena Cocco

Watch Me Tap, Watch Me Sous-sus, Daniel Morimoto and self

American College Dance Festival (USF)                       

Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head, Breena Cocco

 

Dance 2017: Rounding the Corner                    

Fuerza de Mujer, Isa Garcia-Rose

 

Splendor: Let the Good Times Roll!                 

Fuerza de Mujer, Isa Garcia-Rose

2016

BFA Showcase: Mind Your Step                        

Fuerza de Mujer, Isa Garcia-Rose

Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head, Breena Cocco              

 

BFA Showcase: BEING                                    

The Burning Conclusion, self-choreographed

 

Mathematics, Art, and Science at the Harn       

Reconsolidation, self-choreographed

 

Harn Museum of Dance                                               

Page-turner, Andrea Piazza and self

To feel… so WE can be, Mia Redding

           

American College Dance Festival (Emory)        

To feel… so WE can be, Mia Redding

when THEY become ONE, Melissa Brenner and Trent Williams, Jr.

 

Dance 2016: Worlds Apart                               

father.salt.sound.movement, Trent Williams, Jr.

2015

Agbedidi                                                          

Greater Than Once We Were, Iyun Harrison

 

Young Dancer’s Workshop                              

when THEY become ONE, Melissa Brenner and Trent Williams, Jr.

           

BFA Showcase: It Happened in College            

To feel… so WE can be, Mia Redding

An Illusion of Vanity, Andrea Piazza

Ajô: together we stand, Fernando Ferraz

when THEY become ONE, Melissa Brenner and Trent Williams, Jr.

 

Swamp Dance Fest 2015                                  

Greater Than Once We Were, Iyun Harrison

 

BFA Showcase: Incongro(us)                            

Attic, George Staib

 

Dance 2015: Based on True Stories                   

The Women of Delphi, Ric Rose

Transfiguration, Isa Garcia-Rose

 

I Think It’s Going to Rain Today                     

Nicole Assanti, Andrew Dorsey

 

Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event         

Argetype, Stephanie Capon and Andrew Flint

Shape-Influenced Behavior in a Nanomaterial World, Amanda Ruiz and Alan Roberts

2014

Agbedidi                                                          

Forokoroba, Soli (Mediani), Mohamed DaCosta

                                                                                                           

BFA Showcase: Instead I Sipped                       

The Women of Delphi, Ric Rose

Transfiguration, Isa Garcia-Rose

Argetype, Stephanie Capon

 

BFA Showcase: Relatively 75                           

Nachtmahr, Jenn Martz

 

Splendor: New York Nights                              

42nd Street, Isa Garcia-Rose

2013

Agbedidi                                                          

Echale Mojito, Isa Garcia-Rose

                                                                                   

BFA Showcase: As is                                       

Citizen Project, Tiffany Rhynard

MISC

  • Taught free modern dance classes at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)

  • Pedagogical theory and practice through “Teaching Methods” course

  • Lighting/sound production experience through two semesters of “Production and Performance: Electric” and “Introduction to Light and Sound”

  • Design of posters and promotional materials for BFA Showcases “Mind Your Step” (November 2016) and “BEING” (April 2016)

  • Mentor to three undergraduate dance students within University of Florida Dance Department

© 2017 by Nicoletta Lanese