Visiting Lecturer of Contemporary Dance

University of Visual and Performing Arts (UVPA)  |  Colombo, Sri Lanka  |  Jan. 2020 - April 2020​

  • Taught contemporary dance at six locations in Colombo for students ranging from the age of 4 to professional, adult dancers.

  • Developed and led a course on contemporary dance and improvisation for UVPA faculty who had little experience with Western, contemporary dance.

  • Demonstrated intercultural competence in an arts education setting and adapted classes accordingly, while continuing to encompass critical and reflective learning.

Performances Intern

American Dance Festival  |  Durham, NC  |  Summer 2019

  • Provided administrative support and coordination for six professional dance companies performing at the festival - concurrently communicated between departments, consolidated information, and created detailed itineraries.

  • Built rapport with dance company managers, cast party hosts, and production crews.

  • Remedied unexpected issues in a timely manner and improvised professionally to help attain solutions.

Education Intern

Mark Morris Dance Group  |  Brooklyn, NY  |  Summer 2018

  • Contributed to day-to-day management of community education and school programming.

  • Managed inquiries via online databases regarding details of the School’s offerings.

  • Collected and analyzed data to support the School’s development and range of programming.

Performing Arts Administrative Intern

Chicago Human Rhythm Project  |  Chicago, IL  |  Summer 2017

  • Worked dynamically and flexibly to contribute to a small non-profit, from helping in the box office to communicating with donors.

  • Spearheaded the Rhythm World Scholarship Program, which had 12 scholarship students globally.

  • Managed student registration and merchandise purchasing in MindBody online database system.

Dance Teacher and Choreographer

Dance FX  |  Rockton, IL  |  May 2013-May 2017

  • Choreographed and provided feedback on tap routines for statewide competitions.

  • Facilitated one-week long dance camps for varying young ages over the summer.

  • Taught five classes per week for children ages 4-17 in tap, jazz, hip hop, and ballet.

  • Substitute taught any class as needed in a professional, appropriate manner.