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I am a recent Graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado. I am an aspiring Performer, dancer and Choreographer with experience and talents in the fields of Musical theater, Movement, Choreography and Puppetry.
Bachelor of Arts, Theatre: Performance and Directing – May 2011
Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
Cumulative GPA 3.62
I am a recent theater graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado. I graduated with a degree in Performance and directing but my education was not limited to these areas in any means. I had the unique opportunity to not only master my skills in my areas of study but to also acquire and build upon other necessary theater skills. During my time in school I was able to build upon my performance and directing skills, including dance and choreography, but also to develop skills in areas outside my chosen expertise such as technical theater and design (Sound,Lighting, projection and costuming and make up), Front and Back of house operations ( house manager, box office, stage manager run crew). Areas of my education that I have built and developed also include, Production, Puppetry, and theater education. While studying i had the opportunity to work not only with my accredited professors but with guest artists such as Kari Margolis and Traci-lyn Thomas.
Choreographer/Assistiant Director/Performer -Chicago
Thingamajig Theater Company, Pagosa Springs, CO April 2011-Present
Choreographed over 20 pieces of original work and scene work for the Musical Chicago as well as acting and running day to day operations within the show. Often acting as stage manager and crew to cast liaison. Directed by Laura Moore
Choreographer/Performer -You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown
Thingamajig Theatre Company, Pagosa Springs, CO April 2011-Present
Choreographed entire sequences for The Musical You’re a Good Man Charlie brown Directed by Wendy Moore.
Choreographer — We are the Source
Fort Lewis College, Durango CO 2011
Choreographed 5 original dance pieces celebrating the100 year anniversary of Fort Lewis College, including 2 medleys and 1 flash mob which included historical dances such as the Lindi hop and jitter bug.
Musical theater, Tap and Hip hop Instructor
Dance in the Rockies, Durango CO, June 2011-present
Instructor of dance at a respected and competitive dance studio. I taught 9 classes, beginning to advanced levels, ages ages 5 to 18 with original material and lessons which focused on creating characters, dance technicality and professionalism within theater and dance.
I choreographed 11 competitive dance pieces within4 competitive teams as well as weekly combinations and exercises. All of my competing teams placed first in their divisions, and within the top 10 of the competition Star power as well as a 1st, 2nd, 5th and 6th overall placement.
Henry Strater Theater, Durango CO, 2008-2011
Janet Weiss/Phantom, Rocky Horror Picture Show Live on Stage
Durango Arts Center, Durango CO 2011
Performed Costume and Set changes for over 40 costume changes and several set changes.
Managed and maintained props and costumes
Producer Little Women the Musical
Durango Arts Center, Durango CO 2011
Raised money, hired directors, designers, cast and crew, managed accounts and funds, assisted in day to day over seeing of the production
Fort Lewis College Office of Admission, Durango CO, 2009-2010
Lead tours of Fort Lewis College
Assisted in multiple weekend-long events through out the year
Managed front desk and reception often
Sandstone Productions/ The City of Farmington Farmington NM, 2009
Acted in and assisted in set building for the show Annie Get your Gun
Created Web Page for Sandstone productions.
Chicago Velma Kelly Thingamjig Theatre/2012
You’re a Good Man Snoopy Thingamajig Theatre/2012
How Santa Got his Joy The Elf Henry Strater Theatre/2011
Which Way- A Dr. Seuss The Cat in The Hat Durango Arts Center/2011
Inspired Dance Concert
Little Women the Musical Jo March Fort Lewis College/DAC/2011
Into the Woods Baker’s Wife Fort Lewis College Theatre/2011
Almost Maine Marilyn, Suesette Fort Lewis College Theatre/2010
Macbeth Witch Fort Lewis College Theatre/2010
Los Onces with the Movement Fort Lewis College Theatre/2009
Silverton Repertory Ensemble
Annie Get Your Gun Winnie Tate Sandstone Productions/2009
Extremities Marjorie Fort Lewis College Theatre/2009
Conference of the Birds Heron/Nightingale Fort Lewis College Theatre/2009
Chicago Velma Kelly Fort Lewis College Theatre/2009
Rocky Horror Janet/Phantom Henry Strater Theatre/2009-2011
Live on Stage
Kinetic Kaleidoscope Featured Dancer Fort Lewis College Theatre 2009
Dance Co-Motion Dancer and Fort Lewis CollegeTheatre/08-11
Scruff Turbo and the Moon Creede Repertory Theatre/2008
Children of the Future
- DANCE: Extensive Ballet, Musical Theatre, Jazz and Hip Hop, Moderate Tap, Modern and Cultural dance/Basic gymnastic and acrobatic abilities
- Studied with Judy Austin, Anne Berg, Suzi DiSantos, and Kathryn Moller
- VOICE: Mezzo to High Soprano with 1yr vocal lessons with Rebecca Copley
- CERTIFICATIONS: Valid Driver’s License, CPR Certified/Lifeguard Certification
- TECHNICAL: Experience with lighting software Lightwright©, Excel, Word, Publisher, I-movie, Vegas and Audacity
- Audition Advice, Choreography, Costuming/Sewing, Prop Building, Public Relation, Pupperty Design