Education

B.A. in Dance, Marlboro College, Marlboro VT. 2006.

SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance, Purchase, NY. 2001. 

Professional

  • Associate Director/Choreographer, Untitled Dance Show Party Thing, a new immersive show commissioned by Virgin Voyages cruise line, launching Spring 2020. Co-directed/choreographed by Ani Taj and Sam Pinkleton. (2018 - present)

  • Associate Choreographer, Soft Power, a new ‘play with a musical’ by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori. Leigh Silverman, director. Sam Pinkleton, choreographer. Produced by Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles & The Curran in San Francisco. Coming to The Public Theater Fall 2019. (Fall 2017 - present)

  • Assistant Choreographer, workshop for STU for Silverton, a new musical directed by Andrew Russell. Presented at Baryshnikov Arts Center, July 2019.

  • Associate Choreographer, The Public Theater Gala: Women of the Public, at the Delacorte Theater. Arranging and notating dance transitions for gala event choreographed by Ani Taj. May 2019.

  • Choreographer, The Other Side of Paradise, Musical Theater Factory 4X15. Ensemble choreography for a short lab experiment of a new musical told through the voice of Zelda Fitzgerald. Written by Angela Sclafani, directed by Hunter Bird. (March 2019)

  • Movement Director, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Florida Studio Theatre. Directed by Richard Hopkins. (January 2019)

  • Ensemble & Movement Captain, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Actors Theatre of Lousiville. Directed by Meredith McDonough, choreographed by Sam Pinkleton. (Fall 2018)

  • Choreographer/solo performer, ROYGBIV Part I, or The Place Where A Star is Born at ‘Moving In Space’ dance series at SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME. (May 31, 2018)

  • Movement Director, The Real AD Show. Choreographed musical dance numbers for cast of 12 at NYU Abu Dhabi. (Summer 2017)

  • Performer, The Loon, an original evening length dance-theatre work featuring Robert M. Johanson. Directed by Dan Safer and Witness Relocation. Presented by Abrons Arts Center and JACK. (October 2016/January 2017)

  • Performer, The Dance Cartel, NYC. Collaboration & performance of original shows On The Floor and Wet Clutch. Ani Taj, choreographer & director. National touring, special events, and video projects. (2013 - present)

  • Ensemble, The Tempest, Delacorte Theater, NYC. The Public Theater, Shakespeare in the Park. Michael Greif, director, Denis Jones, choreographer. (Summer 2015)

  • Dancer, Dear Evan Hansen choreography workshop. Michael Greif, director. Danny Mefford, choreographer. (February 2015)

  • Dancer, Better for Night. Teddy Bergman, director. Ani Taj, choreographer. Randy Weiner, producer. Character & choreography development for two workshop & performance labs. (November 2014 & February 2015)

  • Dancer, Heartbeat. Christopher Janney & Sara Rudner, Gramercy Theater, NYC. Performed Rudner's 1982 improvisational work, alongside musicians Sheila E, Trilok Gurtu, Dave Revels, & Lynn Mabry. (November 2014)

  • Dancer/choreographer, 'Women’s Works’ annual showcase of female choreographers and performers. Rockport Opera House, Rockport, ME. Presented original choreography. (Summer 2013/14/15)

  • Guest Artist, Robinson Ballet, Bangor, ME. Performed the role of Maria in "West Side Story." (Spring 2013)

  • Studio Assistant, PhenomenArts, Lexington, MA. Studio dancer for sound artist Christopher Janney. Assisted with interactive technology called "Sonic Shadow." (2009 - 2011_

  • Dancer, Lorraine Chapman The Company (LCTC), Boston, MA. Collaboration and performance of Boston & NYC premieres of "Displaced Persons," an evening-length dance theatre work. (2009 - 2010_

  • Dancer, Sara Rudner & Friends, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA. Performed Rudner's dance marathon Dancing on View as part of the Summer Stages Dance Festival. (2008)

Commercial

  • Dancer, music video for "Fat Robot" by Sxip Shirey. (Release date January 2017.) Choreographed by Dan Safer. Produced by Witness Relocation. (January 2017)

  • Dancer, music video for "Capsize" by Frendship featuring Emily Warren. Choreographed by Viva Soudan. Directed/Produced by Alyssa Traitz. (April 2016)

  • Dancer, Late Late Show with James Corden, Reggie Watts, and The Dance Cartel. (August 2015)

  • Dancer, music video for "Down on my Luck" by Vic Mensa. Directed by Benjamin Dickinson. Choreographed by Ani Taj. Ghost Robot Productions, Brooklyn, NY. (February 2014)

  • Dancer, Conan O'Brien show with Reggie Watts and The Dance Cartel. (November 2013)

  • Dancer, "BOOTAY" music video, Spankrock & Benny Blanco, featuring Santigold and Diplo. Styling & choreography by Leah Mulartrick. (2007)

Teaching

  • Advanced Movement Instructor, Playwrights Horizons Theater School at NYU. Twice weekly class designed to give actors technical tools for movement improvisation and building choreography. (Fall 2015 & Spring 2017)

  • Teaching Artist, Abrons Arts Center, NYC. Design and teach weekly collaborative composition classes, plus teaching residencies in NYC public schools. (September 2015 - December 2017)

  • Guest Instructor, Belfast Dance Studio, Belfast, ME. Ballet and Modern technique classes for annual summer intensive. (Summer 2013 - 2016)

  • Guest Artist, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT. Taught master classes and showed recent work-in-progress. (Fall 2013)

  • Yoga Instructor, Ironwood Maine. Morrill, ME. Taught weekly yoga classes for troubled teens a boarding school in rural Maine. Emphasis on building self confidence, mindfulness, and self respect. (2013)

Film

  • Chorus, "The Sky is Blue with Lies," an experimental film written and directed by John Reed. 1980s documentary-style interpretation of Phaedra. Role: Chorus. (November 2015)

Related Skills and Training

  • Gaga week-long intensive courses (Gaga movement language & Batsheva repertory), NYC. Summer & Winter 2012, Summer 2013.

  • Maine Island Dance Festival (Countertechnique & collaborative performance), Chebeague Islane, ME. Summer 2013.

  • Level 1 & 2 Thai massage training, Sunshine School of Massage, Chiang Mai, Thailand. January 2012.

  • 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, South Boston Yoga, Boston, MA. 2010

References available upon request.