Education:
1997-1999         Northwestern Michigan College, Associate of Art
1999-2003         University of Michigan; BFA in Dance

Professional Training:
1996                 Dance Intensive National Kyrgyz Ballet
1999-2003         University of Michigan:
                         Bill DeYoung, Robin Wilson, Augusto Soledade,
                         Jessica Fogel, Peter Sparling, Judy Rice, and Ruth Leney-Midkiff                                 

Performance Experience:
1999-2003         University Dance Company: Works by:
                        Augusto Soledade, Robin Wilson, Jessica Fogel,
                        Gay Delanghe, and Bill DeYoung
2000-2003         University of Michigan BFA/BDA/MFA Concerts
2002                  Heathdale: The Restoration of a Glen;
                        site specific work by Jessica Fogel
2003                 Dragontree, Waterfall Tea;
                        site specific work by Jessica Fogel

Choreography Experience:
1998-1999         Ballet Etc. Dance Institute Annual Concert;
                        Creative Movement, Children's Pre-Ballet,
                        Children's Beginning Modern,Children's Beginning Jazz,
                        Children's Intermediate Modern, Children's Intermediate Jazz

2000                 University of Michigan Freshmen Touring Company
2001                 Dance and Related Arts: Press Play
2001                 University of Michigan Freshmen Touring Company
2002                 Ballet and Pointe YMCA Annual Concert
2003                 Ballet and Pointe YMCA Annual Concert
2003                 B.F.A Concert: Out of Sight, Inner Skin
2003                 Student Produced Concert
2005                 Patience, University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society
2006                 Dream Ballet from Oklahoma, Dexter Community Players
2007                 Iolanthe, University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society
2004-2008        Dexter Academy of Dance and Music Annual Concerts;
                        Creative Movement, Children's Ballet,
                        Teen Advanced Ballet, Pointe, Teen Adv Jazz,
                        Teen Intermediate/Advanced Modern, and Ballet Repertory
2008                Honk!, Dexter Community Players


Teaching Experience:
1993                 Children's Beginning Tap; Dance Arts Academy,
                        Traverse City, MI
1996                 Children's Beginning Ballet Girls and Boys Classes;
                        Ak-Jol Children's Shelter Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
1997-1999        Creative Movement, Pre-ballet,
                        Children's Beginning Jazz, Children's Intermediate Jazz,
                        Children's Intermediate Modern
                         Ballet Etc. Dance Institute, Traverse City, MI
2001                 Adult Beginning Ballet-Ann Arbor YMCA
2001                 Creative Movement-Ann Arbor YMCA
2001-2003         Teen Intermediate Ballet and Pointe-Ann ArborYMCA
2003-2008        Creative Movement, Children's Intermediate Jazz,
                        Teen Advanced Jazz, Ballet Repertory
                       Children's Beginning through Advanced Ballet,
                        Teen Beginnging through Advanced Ballet,
                        Beginnging through Advanced Pointe, and
                        Beginning through Advanced Modern
                        Dexter Academy of Dance and Music, Dexter, MI
2003-2008        Director of Ballet; Dexter Academy of Dance and Music
2005-2008        Director of Modern; Dexter Academy of Dance and Music

Other Experience:
1997-1998        Office Manager Leelanau Communications Inc.
1998-1999        Office Manager Reality Smiths Inc.
2001-2003         Office Assistant Department of Dance, University of Michigan
2002                 Video Dance: Digital video shooting and editing
                        Final Cut Pro/iMovie
2002                 Stage Manager University of Michigan BFA/BDA Concert
2002                 Stage Manager Ann Arbor Dance Works Annual Concert
2002                 Stage Manager Ann Arbor Dance Works Water Blue
2002                 Stage Manager University of Michigan DRA Concert
2002                 Lighting Design Ann Arbor YMCA Annual Concert
2002                 Lighting Design University of Michigan
                        Graduate Student Dance Showing
2003                 Lighting Design Ann Arbor YMCA Annual Concert
2003-2008        Lighting Design Dexter Academy of Dance and Music
                        Annual Concert
2007-2008        Stage Manager Dexter Academy of Dance and Music
                        Annual Concert

References: provided upon request
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