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  • Director of Recruitment, School Of Dance
  • Assistant Professor, School Of Dance
  • Undergraduate Honors Thesis Advisor, School Of Dance

Professional Service

  • Puerto Rico Classical Dance Competition. Role: Artistiic Advisor. Artistic Advisor to the Director . 09/15/2022 - present
  • Escuela Nacional de Danza. Role: Organizer/Facilitator. Over the entirety of 2022, I organized a donation drive for the national school students in the DR. Through Ballet Program students, Ballet West, Utah Dance Institute, former professional dancers, and current professional dancers, I was able to donate 85 pairs of new pointe shoes, over 300 pairs of used pointe shoes, 225 leotards, many pairs of tights, and 100 pairs of new ballet slippers. 01/01/2022 - 12/31/2022
  • Brigham Young University. Role: External Evaluator. Brigham Young University. Review of choreographic research for senior faculty, . 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2021

Internal Service

  • Concert Director, Utah Ballet. Concert Director, 08/22/2022 - 11/05/2022. Department service.
  • Recruitment Director for the Ballet Progra within the School of Dance. Recruitment Director , 07/01/2022 - present. Department service.
  • Faculty Advisor for Student Dance Exposure Club. Faculty Advisor, 07/01/2022 - present. Department service.
  • CFA Grant Commmittee. member, 07/01/2022 - present. College service.
  • Undergraduate Committe. member, 07/01/2022 - present. Department service.
  • Faculty Advisor to Student Dance Exposure Club. Faculty Advisor, 12/15/2021 - present. Department service.
  • Chair of Search Committee for Music Director, School of Dance. Chair, 09/01/2021 - present. Department service.
  • CFA Grants Committee. member , 08/01/2021 - present. College service.
  • UROP Grant Committee. Reviewer/Member, 07/01/2021 - 12/31/2021. College service.
  • Concert Director, Utah Ballet II April 2021. Concert Director , 02/15/2021 - 04/25/2021. Department service.
  • Search Committee, Morales Fellowship. Member, 01/01/2021 - present. Department service.
  • Recruitment Director/Ballet Program. National recruiting for the Ballet Program including virtual round tables for Regional Dance America, The Ballet Alliance, and The Grand Jete Competition. Responsibilities include arranging audition locations throughout the country, traveling, conducting the live auditions, and a Questions & Answer session in each city. Virtual auditions run concurrently and include viewing and adjudicating ten to twenty minute video submissions of 300+ dancers. Recruitment Director, 01/01/2021 - present. Department service.
  • UROP reviewer. Reviewer of applicants to the UROP Grant , 11/13/2019 - 12/04/2019. College service.
  • Undergraduate Committee. Member , 08/24/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Men's Program Committee. Chair, 07/01/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Pedagogy Committee. Member , 01/01/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Search Committee for Tenure-Track Professor. member, 01/01/2019 - 04/14/2019. Department service.
  • Graduate Program Committee. Member , 08/24/2018 - 07/01/2019. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Boca Raton, Florida. Boca Ballet hosts a large yearly recruitment fair attracting the largest ballet programs in the country. During the trip I am working closely with the Artistic Directors of Boca Ballet and many students from across the country. 09/02/2022 - 02/06/2023
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. While on a teaching trip in May 2022, I met with Mario LeBrun, national Director of the Arts in the Dominican Republic to discuss how I could help the Escuela National de Danza and dance in the national curriculum. Additionally, I worked closely with dancers in the city for a week. This included teaching, lecturing, and engaging with families of the students. 05/24/2022 - 05/31/2022
  • El Paso, Texas. In my role of Recruitment Director, I have created a partnership with The Ballet Alliance and the various communities that The Ballet Alliance festival is held. In 2022 this was El Paso, Texas, 2022 While there, I taught and engaged with local El Paso dancers and their families. 04/03/2022 - 04/06/2022
  • S.C. Governor's School. While teaching master classes and recruiting at the school's Grand Jete festival, I spent time in Greenville working with local teachers and students, and the faculty within the Governor's school. 03/04/2022 - 03/06/2022
  • In my role as Recruitment Director, I host tours of the Marriott Center for Dance to local, national, and international perspective students and their families. Additionally, I tour to an average of 5 cities per year to host University of Utah Ballet Program auditions. These communities include, Washington D.C., Boston MA., San Francisco CA., Seattle WA., and Boca Raton Fl. These are done specifically to bring a broader engagement from students from across the nation back to our local SLC community. 07/01/2019 - present

Honors & Awards

  • ABT® Affiliate Teachers, an honor given to ABT® Certified Teacher that presented students for examinations and passed with High Honors. American Ballet Theatre, 05/31/2018
  • ABT® Affiliate Teacher, an honor given to ABT® Certified Teacher that presented students for examinations and passed with High Honors. American Ballet Theatre, 05/31/2017

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