Professional Service

  • Utah Dance Education Organization (UDEO). Event planner and coordinator for 2017 conference hosted at the School of Dance. Conference faculty and adjudicator for the 2016 conference at Southern Utah University. 09/2016 - 03/2017
  • Salt Dance Fest, University of Utah. Role: Co-Director. Responsibilities include: assisting in decision-making process for faculty, organizing class scheduling and evening events, faculty accommodations and travel, organizing performances, facilitating faculty showings and catering planning. 06/2014 - 06/2017

Internal Service

  • Committee member for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Contemporary Practices. Committee Member, 11/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Choreographic mentor for two seniors, Senior Concert, Modern Dance. 11/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee: Review of undergraduate curriculum, evaluate the need for synergies across programs, and review course titles, numbers, and descriptions for change. Committee Member, 08/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Search Committee Member for Arts, Health, and Well-Being tenure-track position within the College of Fine Arts. Committee Member, 08/2018 - present. College service.
  • Director of Recruitment, Modern Program, School of Dance Responsible for communication with incoming Modern Freshman regarding admissions, auditions and scholarships, and the organization and planning of undergraduate auditions. Also included in this role is the organization and planning of the High School Workshop. Responsibilities include: enrollment, communication with high school instructors and administrative officer, catering planning, showings, teaching schedule organization, and marketing. Director, 07/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Strategic Planning Sub-Committee Member: Community Engagement (November 2017-Current). 11/01/2017 - present. College service.
  • Utah Presents: School of Dance Committee Member, facilitated by Brooke Horejsi (2017-Current). 09/11/2017 - present. Other service.
  • UNIVERSITY TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP ADVISOR Advisor for two graduate students as they prepare materials for a University Teaching Assistantship. Advisor, 01/2017 - 05/2018. Department service.
  • ARTS AND HEALTH THINK TANK, COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Task force member to build new initiatives for cross collaborations between the arts and sciences. Member, 12/2016 - present. College service.
  • SCHOOL OF DANCE, MODERN PROGRAM; UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Scholarship Advisor and Freshman Advisor. Advisor, 09/2016 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • Scholarship Advisor, Modern Program (2016-Current). 08/22/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Freshman Advisor, Modern Program (2016-Current). 08/22/2016 - 08/2018. Department service.
  • Pre-thesis Committee Member for second-year Graduate students. Pre-thesis Committee Member, 09/01/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Thesis Committee Member for two graduate students. 08/17/2015 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • Modern technique instructor for both Undergraduate auditions, incoming Freshman and Transfer students. 08/14/2015 - present. Department service.

Outreach

  • Performing Dance Company: master classes for West High, Highland and Park City High Schools. Co-Director of company, responsibilities included organization and planning. 10/2016 - present
  • Dance Faculty and Department Representative at Utah Dance Education Organization (UDEO), Southern Utah University, Cedar City. 03/04/2016 - 03/06/2016

Honors & Awards

  • Thomas G. Stockham Award for Conspicuously Effective Teaching, 2015-2016. University of Utah, 05/01/2015
  • Scott Marsh Mentor Award. Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah, 04/01/2014
  • University Teaching Assistantship Award, 2013-2014. University of Utah, 08/2013
  • AUDIENCES AWARD ARTISTS, PERFORMANCE SPACE GRANT Awarded by the Sugar Space Studio for the Arts for artistic creativity, innovation and collaborative effort in "Prison of Form." . Sugar Space Studio for the Arts, 11/2009

Affiliations

  • The Tea Grotto , Co-owner, 02/2012 - present

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