EDUCATION

University of California, Santa Cruz, 2018

Graduate Certificate in Science Communication

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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

Technical coursework in:

  • Modern dance (Basic-Adv)

  • Ballet (Basic-Adv)

  • Jazz 

  • West African dance

  • Hip hop

  • Dance ensemble

  • Dance composition (1-4, + choreographic senior project) 

CHOREOGRAPHIC SAMPLES

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

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • 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)

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

2022

As We Roll Along

Choreographed by Daniel Morimoto of Digital Movement Dance

Premiered at Dixon Place in NYC as part of Creative Performance's "Fast Forward" series

2021

Living Room (Exterior)

Self-choreographed 

Premiered at "Hitting Restart," a mini-digital collective curated by Ataraxia Dance Theatre

(Footage)

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

Premiered at "Dance Jam," curated by Amanda Stambrosky at the Creative Cultural Center in NYC

Turbulent Flows in Soap Film - Dance Your PhD

Co-choreographed with Yuna Hattori

Shot at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

(Footage)

2018

A work in progress

Self-choreographed

Premiered at a "max10 Performance Lab" at Motion Pacific

in Santa Cruz

(Footage)

Bluets #1-40

Choreographed by Cid Pearlman in collaboration with dancers

Premiered at "The Name of This Dance Changes Every Day" at UC Santa Cruz

(Excerpt)

2017

Harn Museum of Dance                                               

Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head, Breena Cocco (Footage)

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

2016

American College Dance Festival (Emory)        

To feel… so WE can be, Mia Redding

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

 

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