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EDUCATION

May 2017 Master of Divinity, Pacific School of Religion
Presidential Scholar

May 2016 M.F.A. in Dance with Honors, Saint Mary’s College of California
Thesis: Prayer in Motion: The Embodied Soul

May 2014 B.A. Performing Arts, Dance, Saint Mary’s College of California
Summa Cum Laude; Departmental Honors; Louis LeFevre Award for Outstanding Scholarship as a Performing Arts Major


CERTIFICATIONS

  • RYT-200 – Yoga Alliance, Winter 2017
  • Kidding Around Yoga (yoga for kids) – Winter 2017
  • Zumba, ZIN Member Spring 2015-Winter 2016 (can be renewed upon request)


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lecturer, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Performing Arts Department
Fall 2015-Fall 2016
Dance Science, Ballet, Contemporary/Modern, Zumba
Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Graduate Teaching Assistant – Performing Arts Department
Fall 2014-Spring 2016
Dance Science, Dance History, Beginning through Advanced Modern
Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant – Theology and Religious Studies Department
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
Introduction to the Bible as Biblical Literature
Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Guest Dance Instructor: Advanced Modern
Spring 2016
American College Dance Association, Pacific Northwest Spring 2016
University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Guest Choreographer
Spring 2016
Faculty Dance Concert
Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS

• Modern Technique, beginning through advanced
• Ballet, beginning and intermediate
• Yoga
• Dance Science: Anatomy and Somatics
• Dance History: General, Modern, and Ballet
• Dance in World Cultures
• Performance Production
• Choreography/Composition, all levels
• Partnering
• Improvisation
• Pedagogy
• Zumba
• Liturgical
• Jazz

 
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCES

Oh, the Moon! Davalos Dance Company Spring 2015
LeFevre Theatre, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA

Kaleidescope The Barefoot Collective Summer 2013
Grace Cathedral, Tacoma, WA


EMPLOYMENT – OTHER

Resident Director
2015-present

Residential Experience, Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Administrative Assistant to the Performing Arts Department
2014-present

Theatre House Manager
Performing Arts, Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Coordinator of Youth & Family Ministries
2016-present
Orinda Community Church Orinda, CA

Coordinator of Youth Ministries
2014-2015

Orinda Community Church Orinda, CA

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant – Theology and Religious Studies Department
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Introduction to the Bible as Biblical Literature
Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Resident Advisor
2012-2014

Residential Experience, Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Dance Instructor
2007-2010, 2014

Metro Parks Tacoma Tacoma, WA

Fitness Coordinator
2011-2013

Recreational Sports, Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA

Athletic Summer Camps Coordinator/Operations
Summer 2012

Recreational Sports, Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA


Advisory Experience

Graduate Advisor to Undergraduate Choreographers Fall 2015
Saint Mary’s College of California

Performing Arts Student Advisory Council to the Chair 2013-2014
Saint Mary’s College of California


CHOREOGRAPHY

2016

  • Prayer in Motion: The Embodied Soul, MFA Thesis Concert
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
  • Climate Change, “Through the Cracks,”
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
  • Subject.Matter, “Rest in Joy”
    Lincoln Theatre, Napa, CA

2015

2014

2013

2012

  • Emblems, “I Love You, Still”
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA

2011

  • Origins of Self, “Many Wholes”
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
  • 33rd Annual Works in the Works, “Many Wholes”
    Choreographers’ Performance Alliance, Studio 8, Berkeley, CA

2010

  • Fragments, “Celebrate”
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA

Liturgical Choreography and Performance

  • Saint Mary’s College of California 2010-2016
  • Orinda Community Church 2014-present
  • Wayside United Church of Christ 2014


PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

Ass’t Production Manager

  • Subject .Matter, MFA Concert Winter 2016
    Lincoln Theatre, Napa, CA
  • Marketing & PR Prayer in Motion: the Embodied Soul Summer 2016
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
  • Body Object/Body Subject, MFA Concert Summer 2015
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
  • Phenomenal Emergence, MFA Concert Winter 2015
    The Flight Deck, Oakland, CA
  • Horizons, Dance Concert Fall 2013
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA

House Management

  • Multiple dance, theatre, and music productions 2014-2016
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
    Saint Mary’s Chapel, Moraga, CA

Lighting Design

  • Horizons, Dance Concert Fall 2013
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA

Costume Design

  • Prayer in Motion: the Embodied Soul Summer 2016
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
  • Phenomenal Emergence, MFA Concert Winter 2015
    The Flight Deck, Oakland, CA
  • Horizons, Dance Concert Fall 2013
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA

Development/Fundraising

  • Prayer in Motion: the Embodied Soul Summer 2016
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
  • MFA Benefit Silent Auction Fall 2015
    Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA
  • Horizons, Dance Concert Fall 2013
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA

Various Administrative Work (Program Design, Community Outreach, Press Releases, etc.)

  • Subject .Matter 2016
    Lincoln Theatre, Napa, CA
  • Multiple dance, theatre, and music productions 2013-present
    LeFevre Theatre, Moraga, CA
    Saint Mary’s Chapel, Moraga, CA


SOMATIC TRAINING

  • Laban Movement Analysis William Evans, Catherine Marie Davalos
  • Body-Mind Centering Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Rosana Barragan, Martha Eddy
  • Bartenieff Fundamentals Catherine Marie Davlos, Rosana Barragan, Martha Eddy
  • Dynamic Embodiment Somatic Movement Therapy Martha Eddy