Education and Training

MA in Teaching Dance in the Professions – New York University, Steinhardt 2015

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
Dance Education Program
Teaching Dance in the Professions Track

Received Recognition of Excellence in Dance Education Thesis,  GPA 4.0
Graduate Thesis:
Teaching Artistry Through Historic Modern Forms of Dance: Humphrey, Limón, and Sokolow
Member of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education – Beta Pi Chapter

BFA in Dance, Music Minor – University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS     2007

School of Fine Arts
Department of Music and Dance
Dance Program

Graduated with highest honors, GPA 4.0
Member of the Honors College
Member of Phi Kappa Pi Honors Society

Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Here I studied Ballet, Modern, Renaissance and Baroque Dance, East Indian, Dance History, Choreography, Dance for Children, World Dance, Music for Dancers, and more.

Functional Awareness: Anatomy in Action Workshops, Modules 1, 2, 4, & 5    2016

Humphery-Weidman Workshop, Gail Corbin and Deborah Carr,  New York, NY     2013, 2016

Teaching Contemporary Limón, New York, NY     2013

Dance Fest India Workshop – Kathak, Odissi, Bharata Natyam, New York, NY     2013

Thomas Baird Baroque Workshop, New York, NY     2011,2013

Limón – Betty Jones and Fritz Ludin Workshops, New York, NY     2010, 2013 – 2015

Lar Lubivitch Repertory Workshops, New York, NY     2011

Limón – East Coast Summer Program, New York, NY     2010

Historic Dance Week, Stanford University, CA     2010

Mark Morris Repertory Workshops, New York, NY     2009

Doug Varone Workshop, Purchase University, NY     2007

Parsons Dance Summer Program, New York, NY     2005

Peoria Ballet Summer Intensive, Peoria, IL     2001, 2002

Missouri Fine Arts Academy, Springfield, MO     2001

Stephens College Summer Program, Columbia, MO     2000

Shapes Dance Studio, Carrollton, MO     1999-2003