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Dance Assistant

Houston, TX
August 01, 2020

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** **** ****** *****, ***. *C · Bronx, NY 10452

646-***-**** ·


Bachelor's Degree from SUNY Potsdam

Major: Dance


Professional, Punctual, Versatile, Organized, Passionate and Enthusiastic.

Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel.

Film, and Performance Art. (Dancing, Acting, Singing, DJ)

Student safety and health certification.

Professional Commercial Dancer and Choreographer. WORK EXPERIENCE:

Dance Specialist Bronx, New York

October 2018 – Current New York Edge

● Monthly meetings with activity specialist, to analyze and critique lesson plans

● Organized dance performance events for students, pertaining to schools monthly theme

● Weekly personal development meetings with all staff and team members

● Assisted 6th and 7th grade day time teachers, in science and math classes

● Multitask and quick decision making in high pressure environments Dance Educator Potsdam, New York

Sep 2016-May 2018. Step it Out Dance Studio

● Educated middle and high school students on the fundamentals of Hip Hop, Bollywood, and Mambo

● Ensured student readiness when registering them into the yearly program

● Attended to parental needs

● Helped with backstage tasks, such as organizing costumes changes and encouraging students

● Created original choreography that would challenge and engage students

● Engineered music for final recitals

Assistant Dance Educator Bronx, New York

Sept. 2011 – June 2014 Bronx Dance Theatre

● Collaborated with head dance teacher during demonstrations of choreography, class discussions, and music selection

● Catered to the specifics needs and unique talents of each student

● Educated children aged 11-16 years old on the fundamental and technical aspects of modern dance

● Created lasting relationships with students’ families VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

● Conducted arts and science lessons at Appleseeds Preschool in Manhattan

● Educated students ages 3-7 years in hip hop and ballet techniques at Jersey City Fitness Center

● Mentored 9th-grade students as part of the Wings Academy High school Mentor Program

● Head coach and team captain of SUNY Potsdam dance team

● Recruitment chair-woman of the Alpha Sigma Tau sorority

● Repertory work with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, and Christopher K. Morgan & Artist dance companies

● 2nd place at the Boundless in Brooklyn 48 hour Dance Film Competition

● Several Commercial dance and choreographic gigs

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