Resume

 Colleges and Universities:

American Academy of Dramatic Arts (currently) - Hollywood, CA
Core Faculty / Head of Movement Department - 22 years:
Movement for the Actor I & II, Dance for the Actor, Period Dance, & Musical Theater
Director / Choreographer – Several productions

Occidental College - Los Angeles, CA
Adjunct Professor – 8 years:
Beg. & Int. Jazz and Tap – Spring semester 2004–2012
Movement for the Actor: Social Dances – Fall semester 2007–2009
Guest Choreographer – The Hostage, Mid–Summer Night’s Dream, As You Like It, The Mikado, Hair,
You Never Can Tell

U.C. Irvine: School of Fine Arts – Irvine, CA
Adjunct Professor:
Graduate Movement A & B – Spring quarter 2008
Undergrad. Musical Theatre Dance – Winter quarter 2003 & 2004
Guest Teacher – Intro to Musical Theatre Dance for the Graduate Actor - 2003
Musical Theatre Dance –Spring 2002
Guest Choreographer - Chicago, Hot Tkts., The Theater Songs of Maltby and Shire, The Music of Rogers and Hart

U.C.L.A. - Los Angeles, CA
Guest Lecturer for 3 years:
“Choreography at Different Educational Levels”
Guest Choreographer in association with Robert Reed: “Elizabethan Dances”

Glendale Community College - Glendale, CA
Guest Artist – Musical Theatre Dance – 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003

California Institute of Technology - Pasadena, CA
Guest Choreographer – Cabaret 2000, Cabaret 2001, Cabaret 2002

Pasadena City College - Pasadena, CA
Guest Choreographer – Guys and Dolls, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Sound of Music, Gypsy
  • Professional Studios:
Vonder Haar Performing Arts Center/ Ballet Petit - La Cañada, CA
Faculty (11 years): Tap (all levels), Musical Theatre Dance, Pilates, & Yoga

Le Studio - Pasadena, CA
Weekly Instructor (3 years): Musical Theatre Dance & (Substitute Instructor for Tap)

Debbie Reynolds Studios - North Hollywood, CA
Substitute Instructor: Tap (all levels)

Monrovia Dance Center - Monrovia, CA
Weekly Instructor (1 + years): Tap

Tremaine Dance Center - North Hollywood, CA
Faculty (1+ years): Tap (all levels)

Moro-Landis Studios - Studio City, CA
Weekly Instructor (2+ years): Tap (all levels)

Pasadena Civic Ballet Center – Pasadena, CA
Faculty (1+ years): Tap & Master Classes in Jazz

3rd Street Dance Academy - Los Angeles, CA
Faculty (1 year): Tap (all levels)

Professional School for the Arts - Torrance, CA
Frequent Guest Instructor: Theater Dance & Tap

Looking Glass Studio of Performing Arts (Tap Camp 2000 & 2001) - San Bernadino, CA
Master Instructor: Tap (all levels)

Screenland Studios - Burbank, CA
Master Instructor: “Audition Techniques for the Professional”

Dance Theatre Workshop - Chattanooga, TN
Master Instructor: Jazz, Tap, Dances through the Decades, Choreography & Audition Techniques

The Performing Arts Center - Van Nuys, CA
Master Instructor (Dance Day 1993 & 1994): Tap
  • High Schools:
La Salle High School - Pasadena, CA
Faculty for 18 years:
Numerous Dance Styles & Dance History
*Recipient of 2012-2013 Signum Fidei Award for Outstanding Service

Arcadia High School - Arcadia, CA
Staff Choreographer for 2 years – Chanteurs & New Spirit (Competition Show Choirs)

Tri-School Conservatory - Anaheim, CA
Staff Instructor (2 years) – Jazz & Movement for Actors
Choreographer – Yearbook *1st Place, International Theatre Festival

High School for the Performing Arts - Chattanooga, TN
Master Instructor – Audition Techniques for Musical Theater

Girls Preparatory School - Chattanooga, TN
Lecture / Demonstration – “Aspects of Choreography”

Beverly Hills High School - Beverly Hills, CA
Marymount High School - Los Angeles, CA
Loyola High School - Los Angeles, CA
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy - La Cañada / Flintridge, CA
Guest Choreographer – assorted productions
·      Adjudicating:
CA Alliance for Arts Education - Emerging Young Artists Awards
Adjudicator 2003 – 2006 – All styles of Dance

Encore 2006 – California Show Choir Competition
Showmanship Adjudicator

Czar Productions Dance Competitions
Frequent Adjudicator since 2004 – All styles of Dance (all levels and ages)

Showstopper National Dance Championships
Frequent Adjudicator since 2000 – All styles of Dance (all levels and ages)

State Dance Championships
Adjudicator since 2001 – All styles of Dance (all levels and ages)

1997 Fosse Awards
Adjudicating panel – Film and Television choreography

Surrey Dance Festival 1997 - Surrey, B.C.
Adjudicator – Tap, Stage, Song and Dance (all levels & ages)

British Columbia Annual Dance Competition 1995 - Prince Rupert, B.C.
Adjudicator – Tap, Jazz, Stage, Song and Dance (all levels & ages)

Southern California Theatre Festival - Fullerton, CA
Adjudicator – Dramatic Monologues, Musical Theatre Scen
  • Additional Experience:
Pasadena Dance Festival – 2008 - 2012
Broadway Tap Master Class

Campbell Hall (Building Human Community Days) – Studio City CA
Lecture/Demonstrations: “The Charleston” – Spring 2011
“The History of Tap Dancing” –Spring 2007, Fall 2007 & 2009

California Dance Educators’ Association Conference 2003 – Long Beach, CA
Master Instructor – Musical Theatre

Newport Harbor Academy of Dentistry (Cultural Enrichment Series) - Newport Beach, CALecture / Demonstration – “The History and Art of Tap Dancing”

U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific (Elmendorf Air Force Base) - Anchorage, AK
Master Instructor – Jazz

Long Beach Civic Light Opera Youth Conservatory - Long Beach, CA
Faculty (6 years) – Acting Improvisation, Jazz & Tap
Choreographer – Several Productions

Gooden School: Theatre Arts Enrichment Program - Sierra Madre, CA
Week-long Workshop – Improvisation/Theatre Games for K - 8th grades

SPAN Workshop for Teachers - Chattanooga, TN
Lecture / Demonstration – “Education and Movement”

Atlanta Workshop Players (Annual Theater / Dance Camp) - Atlanta, GA
Faculty (1 year) –Tap, Jazz, Movement for Actors, & Theater Games

Oasis: Arts for the Elderly - Long Beach, CA
Faculty & Show Director for 2 years – Movement

Tennessee All State - Chattanooga, TN
Guest Lecturer – “Teaching Students How to Audition”
“Choreography for High School Level”