Performing Arts Administrator

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Desired position type: Full-Time

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I hold a Master of Arts in performance studies from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, and I am pursuing a career as a performing arts curator and educator.


New York University Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY May 2013
Master of Arts in Performance Studies GPA: 3.89/4.00
Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Scholarship: a merit-based tuition aid scholarship
M.A. Project: “Repetition, Repetition: Reading Pina Bausch’s Café Müller”

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT May 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Dance, Government
Freeman Asian Scholar: a merit-based scholarship that awards full tuition for a four-year course of study towards a bachelor’s degree

Universität Regensburg, Wesleyan Study Abroad Program in Regensburg, Germany January – August 2011


Education and Outreach Intern, Gallim Dance, New York, NY June 2013 – Present
• Cultivate relationships with universities and K-12 in New York City, nationwide, and abroad
• Update teaching package with new photos, videos, testimonials, and calendar
• Draft grant applications, such as Dizzy Feet Foundation Community Programs, for Development Manager’s review

Performing Arts Intern, Asia Society, New York, NY January – May 2013
• Wrote press releases, designed printed and online promotional materials
• Managed volunteer responsibilities and production needs at time of event
• Greeted and registered guests at Asia Society members-only events and Spring Gala

Company Manager, Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY August 2012 – May 2013
• Arranged transportation, lodging, and meals, took care of artists’ everyday needs throughout the run of production
• Created welcome packet and travel itinerary for international artists
• Maintained budgets and contracts

Development and Marketing Intern, Pilobolus, New York, NY September – December 2012
• Prepared supplementary materials for grant applications
• Edited articles and videos for the Pilobolus bi-weekly newsletter
• Administered Pilobolus social networks in updating tour schedule, writing dancers’ profiles, and responding to comments

Production Crew, Department of Dance, Wesleyan University September 2009 – May 2012
• Scheduled and ran meetings with choreographers/directors
• Called light and sound cues
• Programmed light cues into the computer system, operated multi-channel light board and sound system

Artistic Director, Southeast Asian Service Leadership Network, Singapore, Singapore August 2011
• Conducted photography workshops
• Oversaw spatial design for a photography exhibition at *SCAPE
• Led interactive sessions between local high school students and foreign construction and domestic workers

Event Coordinator, TEDxTaipei, Taipei, Taiwan June – September 2010
• Interviewed artists, translated artists’ biographies and interviews between Mandarin Chinese and English
• Coordinated event schedules, including transportation, lodging, and meals for international artists
• Emceed a 500-people conference, made sure speakers were at their next session on time

Dancer, Some Sweet Day, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY September – October 2012
• Performed in Steve Paxton’s Satisfyin Lover and State

Teaching Apprentice, Department of Asian Languages & Literature, Wesleyan University September – December 2009
• Designed Chinese speaking and writing course curriculum
• Held weekly TA sessions and review sessions before exams

Teaching Intern, Breakthrough Collaborative, Miami, Florida June – July 2009
• Created lesson plans and taught advanced 7th and 8th grade math
• Curated “Cultural Week:” an event that celebrated diversity through performing arts, cultural studies, and food


  • Macintosh
  • PC
  • Microsoft Office
  • iWork
  • Google Docs
  • social media platforms


    Community outreach, Curriculum Design, editing, Teaching

Spoken Languages

    English, German, Mandarin

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