I am currently dancing with the Tiltan Irish Dance Company in Tel Aviv.

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I have 20 years of experience in the dance world. I studied with Linda Moon of Michigan, Chrystel Kuchnicki of France, Ela Alabuszew-Kutek of Russia, the Hubbardston Irish Dance Troupe of Hubbardston, MI, and at Alma College in the Theatre and Dance departments. My resume can be seen at the bottom of the page. 

Photo credits: Shlomi Cohen for Rogue Magazine (Canada), Stan Rudnick, Shlomi Cohen for the Tiltan Irish Dance Company


Work Experience

Currently performing with the Tiltan Irish Dance Company in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

Choreographed for the now-disbanded PrimaDivaTLV ballet company in 2011-2012. 

Choreographed and performed freelance various Irish, lyrical, pointe, and Irish-Belly fusion solos to be performed in competition, 2006-2009.

Co-choreographed and performed for the African Dance Project for Honors’ Week at Alma College in 2007, implementing African, hip hop, classical ballet, lyrical, and modern dance. 

Qualified to teach French-style ballet and non-competitive Irish dance via the Linda Moon School of Dance in 2005.

In-class one-on-one instruction for ballet students at the Linda Moon School of Dance in 2004-2005. 

Lead Irish Dance workshops with the Hubbardston Irish Dance Troupe’s summer dance intensive program and taught younger troupe dancers in 2002.



Education

Classical Ballet: 

American ballet training with Alma College, MI 2005-2007
Vaganova ballet training with Elzbieta “Ela” Alabuszew-Kutek, MI 2006
Classical French ballet training with Chrystel Kuchniki 2003-2005
American ballet training with Linda Moon School of Dance Arts, MI 1991-2003

Irish dance: 

Traditional performing Irish dance with the Hubbardston Irish Dance Troupe, MI 1998-2005
Contemporary performing Irish dance with Linda Moon School of Dance Arts 1999-2000

Other: 

West African dance with the African Dance Project at Alma College 2007
Modern with Alma College 2007
Lyrical with Linda Moon School of Dance Arts 2003-2005
Tap with Linda Moon School of Dance Arts 1991-2000

Qualified to teach French-style ballet and non-competitive Irish dance via the Linda Moon School of Dance in 2005.



Repertoire

Tchaikovsky/Petipa "Sugar Plum Fairy" solo variation
Tchaikovsky/Petipa "Four Swans" demi-solo variation
Tchaikovsky/Petipa "Princess Flourine" modified solo variation
Prokofiev/Lavrovsky modified Juliet solo variation
Tchaikovsky/Petipa Swan corps 
Fokine/Chopin "Les Sylphides" corps
Deldevez/Petipa "Paquita" corps

Tiltan Irish Dance Company corps choreography 
Top Slip Jig performance with the Hubbardston Irish Dance troupe



Years of Experience in Each Genre of Dance

Ballet—Since 1993
Pointe—Since 2000
Irish—Since 1998
Tap—1993-1999
Lyrical—2003-2005
Modern—1 semester
West African—1 semester
Hip Hop—1 semester
Scottish—1 semester

Belly—Beginning level