EDUCATION

Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA Program at Dominican University of California 

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance      Honors, Cum Laude 2014

Minor, Arts Management 

COMPANY EXPERIENCE

Katie Scherman + Artists – Portland, OR

To Have it All, Bodyvox (March 2018)

The MoveMessenger(s) – San Francisco, CA

Fatherland, guest choreographer, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (June 2018)

I wrote you something new, Dancing in the Park SF (April 2018)

O Magnum Mysterium, San Francisco Movement Arts Festival (January 2018)

Army of Poets, Silicon Valley Dance Festival (March 2017)
Sugar Maple Road, sjDANCEco (April 2017)
Army of Poets, D.I.R.T Festival, Dance Mission Theater (March 2017)

I wrote you something new, Cowell Theater (March 2017)

Transitional Perspective, (February 2017) 

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • ODC’s Sandbox Series, Byb Chanel (May 2017)

  • DZINE Burning Bright, site specific performance (guest artist with Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, April 2017)

  • ODC’s Sandbox Series, Amy Seiwert (March 2017)

  • San Francisco Movement Arts Festival, Grace Cathedral, (Sculpted Motion, Anne-Rene Petrarca, January 2017)

  • In Order of Appearance, SAFEhouse RAW Residency, (Alivia Schaffer, October 2016

  • MASSES, Summer Performance Festival, ODC (ka·nei·see \ collective, July 2016)

  • SOULSKIN Dance (Adrianna Thompson SF 2016)

  • D.I.R.T. Festival (Harper Addison SF 2016)

  • RAW Residency (Peter & Co. SF 2014)

  • sjDANCEco ChoreoProject (Peter & Co. SF 2014)

  • Dance For Another Day (Peter & Co. SF 2014)

DANCE FILM 
  • Armstrong Infused, collaboration with Daniel Quinones, San Francisco Dance Film Festival, October 2016 

CHOREOGRAPHY 

Lost in the Archives

PUSHfest at ODC Theater (San Francisco, September 2018)

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (excerpts, San Francisco, August 2018)

San Francisco Movement Arts Festival (San Francisco, January 2018)

• Shawl-Anderson Dance Center Winter Salon 2018 (Oakland, January 2018)
• Dance Maui, hosted by Adaptations Dance Theater (excerpts, Hawai’i, November 2017) 

TRAINING 
  • Northwest Dance Project LAUNCH:9 (2014)

  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Summer Intensive (2011)

  • Complexions Contemporary Ballet Summer Intensive (2010)

  • Charlotte Ballet (2001-2010)

  • LINES Ballet Summer Program (2009)

  • Boston Ballet Summer Dance Program (2007)

  • Canada's National Ballet School (2004-2006)

FEATURES
  • Dance Teacher August 2018 Issue: "How LeeWei Chao Teaches a Pique Arabesque"

WORKSHOPS
  • Contemporary Performance and Screendance Workshop with Natasha Adorlee Johnson (2016)

  • Liss Fain 5-Day Workshop (2016)

  • Amy Seiwert Contemporary Ballet Choreography Workshop (2016)

  • New Dialect Winter & Summer Workshop (2015 & 2017)

  • GYROTONIC Foundation Training (2012)

  • David Bowie's "DJ" by The Welcome Matt Music Video: Directed and Choreographed by Christine Cali




 

Photography: Robert Uehlin
TEACHING & ARTS ADMINISTRATION

  • Arrowed Down (Sandrine Cassini 2014)

  • Safe Conduct (Gregory Dawson 2014)

  • Onamonapia (Uri Sands 2013)

  • ​La Baguette (Julia Adams 2013)

  • Fur (Maurya Kerr 2012)

  • Confrontation (Elisabeth Schiffbauer 2012)

  • Brahms Trio for Piano, Horn and Violin (Gregory Dawson 2010)

  • Landscapes (Sabrina Berry)

  • Circuits and Links, LINES Ballet Summer Intensive (Heidi Schweiker)

  • Valse Fantasie (Staged by Patricia McBride)

  • Allemande (Heather Ferranti Ferguson)

  • Scherzo (Mark Diamond) and Evolution in 2/4 Time (Mark Diamond)

  • La Folia (Heather Ferranti Ferguson)

  • Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s The Nutcracker premiered two years in a row

  • National Ballet of Canada’s Nutcracker ( James Kudelka 2005)

ROLES

TEACHING

  • Center for Movement Arts – Company Ballet (2018)

  • Sultanov Russian Ballet – Contemporary, Ballet (2018)

  • Shawl-Anderson Dance Center – Open Adult Ballet/Teen Ballet (multiple levels, 2017)

  • Youth Art Exchange – In-school high school hip hop (2017)

  • Roco Dance – Junior and High School Contemporary Dance (2017)

  • Dance Mission Theatre – Beginning Ballet (2016)

  • LINES Dance Center – Open Adult Intermediate Ballet (2016)

  • LINES Ballet Summer Program – assisted Carmen Rozenstraten and Maurya Kerr with

    choreography and repertoire classes (2016)

  • Nagata Dance – outreach and enrichment programs, Pre-K- 5th Grade (2013-Present)

    JUNTOS Collective (2012 and 2017)

  • Traveled to Guatemala in 2012 to perform and teach dance to communities, schools, and

    hospitals that do not have access to dance training

  • In 2017, traveled as a solo teacher to lead week-long contemporary workshops to students

    at Nicaphoto in Nagarote, Nicaragua.

ADMINISTRATION 

  • Roco Dance Assistant Manager (September 2018)

  • LINES Ballet BFA Program Coordinator (February 2015 –2017; 2018)

- Experience in managing large amounts of schedule coordination; knowledge in marketing and social media planning 

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