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Curriculum Vitae                    
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Education: Degrees and Certifications
2010        The College at Brockport, Master of Fine Arts in Dance: Performance and Choreography                            

1995        Case Western Reserve University, Master of Social Work: Mental Health Concentration        

1993        State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh, Bachelors of Arts: Psychology

2020        Integrated Movement Studies, Certification in Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals, Projected completion: January 2020                

2018        Evolution Pilates, Certification Mat Pilates    
    
2014        Breathe Yoga, 200 hour Yoga Certification, Yoga Alliance

2012        Bill Evans Teacher Training Program, Certified Evans Teacher                                            

University Teaching
Idaho State University                                                                  Pocatello, ID
2017-present                   Assistant Professor of Dance
                                        Director of Dance Program

Cleveland State University                                                          Cleveland, OH
2016-2017                       Assistant Professor of Dance
                                        Director of CSU Dance Company

University of Rochester                                                               Rochester, NY
2015-2016                      Full Time Lecturer
2010-2015                      Adjunct Lecturer

Nazareth College                                                                         Rochester, NY
2013-2015                     Adjunct Lecturer

Hobart and William Smith Colleges                                           Geneva, NY
2012-2013                    Visiting Assistant Professor
2013-2015                    Adjunct Lecturer
2010-2011                    Adjunct Lecturer

Webster University                                                                      St. Louis, MO
2011(fall)                      Visiting Assistant Professor

The College at Brockport                                                            Brockport, NY
2012 (spring)                Adjunct Lecturer
2010-2011                    Adjunct Lecturer
2007-2010                    Graduate Teaching Assistant
2007 (spring)                 Adjunct Lecturer

Timothy M. Draper Center for Dance Education                         Rochester, NY
1995-2011                    Core faculty

Courses/Proficiencies    
Ballet and Modern Technique                            Dance History
Pointe                                                                Dance Conditioning
Beginning Jazz                                                 World Dance
Yoga/Pilates                                                      Experiential Anatomy
Dance Appreciation                                          Composition
Laban Movement Analysis/Somatic Practice                  
Senior Seminar      
Dance Pedagogy

Additional Teaching
October 2019     University of Nebraska, Guest Artist Residency, Kearney, NE.

March 2019        ACDA, University of Utah, Northwest Regional Conference
                           Ballet Flow

March 2018        ACDA, University of Colorado, Boulder, Northwest Regional Conference
                           Contemporary Phrasework and Movement Exchange

July 2018           Bill Evans Dance Teachers Intensive, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.
                          Faculty: Somatic Ballet

2017-2019        Master classes and lecture demonstrations throughout Idaho at the College of Southern Idaho, The College of Idaho, Footlight Academy, Alliance                                                   Academy, The Dance Factory, Extendance, Fine Arts Academy, Idaho Arts Charter School, Century High School

July 2017          Bill Evans Dance Teachers Intensive, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.
                         Faculty: Somatic Ballet

May 2017         Ohio Dance Festival, BalletMet, Columbus, OH.
                        Collaborative Phrasework

October 2017    Young Choreographers Brown Bag Series, Hathaway Brown School, Cleveland, OH.
                         Modern Technique and Choreography Workshop.

March 2016       Inspire Dance Festival, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.
                         Contemporary Modern Technique

October 2015     Movement and Dance Festival, Nazareth College. Rochester, NY.
                          Contemporary Ballet

March 2015        Inspire Dance Festival, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.
                          Contemporary Modern Technique

July 2015          Bill Evans Dance Teachers Intensive, Dean College, Franklin, MA.
                         Faculty: Evans Modern Technique

March 2014        ACDA, The College at Brockport, Northeast Regional Conference
                           Improvisation and Collaboration
                           Yoga Flow

February 2014    Movement and Dance Festival, Nazareth College. Rochester, NY.
                            Yoga dance

July 2014         Bill Evans Dance Teacher Intensive, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.
                        Faculty: Somatic Ballet and BEDCO Repertory

February 2011  Dance Awareness Days, The College at Brockport. Brockport, NY.
                         Intermediate Ballet

February 2010   Dance Awareness Days, The College at Brockport, Brockport, NY.
                           Intermediate Ballet

March 2010        ACDA, Mercyhurst College, Northwest Regional Conference
                           Ballet through a Contemporary Lens

March 2008        ACDA, The College at Brockport, Northeast Regional Conference
                           Intermediate Ballet Technique

2011-2018        Draper Center for Dance Education, Summer Intensive Faculty

2005-2008        Little Red School of Dance, faculty
                         Nazareth Academy, faculty

Performance Experience:
Companies:
2008-2014   Bill Evans Dance Company(Artistic Director Bill Evans)
            Impressions of Willow Bay (Jacobs Pillow 2014)
            Trio for Jamie
            Naturescape Unfolding (Jacobs Pillow 2012)
            Bach Dances
            Colony
            Saintly Passion
            Velorio
            Planetary Secrets
            Ephemera
            Tres Tangos
            Remembering
            Scherzo

2011-2015   Biodance (Artistic Director Missy Pfohl Smith, Repertory company)
            Solo/Counter solo, choreography by Heidi Latsky
            Rathe, choreography by Eran Hanlon
            Anomaly, choreography by Missy Pfohl Smith
            Scherzo, choreography by Bill Evans
            No Dancing Allowed, choreography by Missy Pfohl Smith
            Letter to the World, choreography by D. Chase Angier

1998-2014     Present Tense Dance(Artistic Director Anne Harris Wilcox)
            When the Souls Rise
            Passage
            Common Thread
            Sic Gloria Transit Mundi
            A Public and Private Hearth
            Upswing
            Oil on Canvas
            Magnus Opus
            Veritas
            Ask Me No Questions
            Threshold
            
2007-2008  Anne Burnidge and Dancers
            Discesa en Bianco (ACDA Gala, Gooseroute Festival, Danscore, Vision of Sound)

1996-1998   Rochester City Ballet (soloist)
            The Nutcracker
            Devinir

1983-1989   Draper Dance Theatre (currently Rochester City Ballet), Founding company member
            The Nutcracker (numerous roles)
            Firebird (maiden)
            Watercolors
            Bailey’s Espanole
            Patterns
            Rachmaninoff
            Concerto

Additional Performance Experience (2009-2019):
2012-2019   KDiehl Danceworks/Rochester Dance Project(Artistic Director)
            Stories
            Dark Tranquility
            Reflect/Reveal
            …and another wave approaches
            Illuminations of Identity
            Inner Workings
            3 Spaces
            Singular Moments of Unraveling Truth
            Into Landscapes of the Unknown
            Pleasure Garden
            Winter Branches
            Unravel
            Dominant Voices
            Triangulation
            Orbit
            In the Clouds of our Past
2016     Belles of Hell, choreography by Donna Davenport,
            Hobart William Smith Colleges Faculty Dance Concert
            Music Village, Finger Lakes Community College

            Between States, choreography by Courtney World
            RADfest, Kalamazoo, MI

2012-2013  Treeline Danceworks
            A place for pressing, choreography by Jenny Showalter, RADfest, Kalamazoo, MI

            The Sixth Hour, choreography by Jenny Showalter and Lyndsey Vader
            Nazareth Arts Festival

2011      60x60 Dance, Improvisational Performance, St. Louis, MO

2010      Borderline, collaborative work with Vanessa VanWormer
              Northeast Regional American College Dance Association Conference

2009      Caffeinated, choreography by Larry Keigwin
              Keigwin & Company concert, The College at Brockport

              Divertimento for Nine, choreography by Mariah Maloney
              Danscore, The College at Brockport
            
              A Time to Come To Standing, choreography by Kelly Johnson
              The Best of Brockport

              Ode, choreography by Heather Acomb
              DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport
            
               High Fructose Fix, choreography by Lindsey Vader
               DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport

               A Little Better than When We Entered, choreography by Brit Falcon
               DANCE/Strasser, The College at Brockport

               Corporealities, choreography by Kristi Faulkner
               Dance film, Graduate thesis, The College at Brockport

                Hydrophobic, choreography by Leanne Rinelli
                Threshold, The College at Brockport

Choreography: Selected Works 2009-2019
Solo/Duet/Trio:
Triangulation
Trio examining the Bowen Family Systems concept of “triangulation”. Music: “On the Nature of Daylight” by Max Richter. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

June 2019, Peer reviewed and selected for presentation, Body Logic Dance Festival. Salt Lake City, UT. Received top award for choreography and performance. Performed by ISU students Amanda Stubblefield, Aaron Peite, and Jennifer Dykman.
April 2014, Invited choreographer, Faculty Concert at Hobart William Smith Colleges. Geneva, NY. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Kelly Johnson, and Alaina Olivieri.
February 2012 (premiere), Invited choreographer, Alumni concert at The College at Brockport. Brockport, NY. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Leanne Rinelli, and Courtney World.

Inner Workings
Trio exploring human expression and the function of mechanistic properties. Music: “W” by Olafur Arnalds and Nils Frahm. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

March 2019, Presented at Northwest Regional ACDA, Adjudicated concert and Gala Concert. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Performed by three ISU students Emmanuel Chavez, Aaron Peite, and Amanda Stubblefield.
March 2017, Peer reviewed and selected for performance at Midwest RAD Fest, Kalamazoo, MI. Performed by Rebecca Burcher, Kathy Diehl, and Jenna Hanlon.
April 2017, Faculty Concert, Cleveland State University. Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square. Cleveland, OH. Performed by Rebecca Burcher, Kathy Diehl, and Jenna Hanlon.
May 2016 (premiere), selected for the Contemporary Dance Festival, Rochester, NY. Performed by Heather Acomb, Kathy Diehl, and Jenna Hanlon.

Dark Tranquility
Collaborative improvisational performance with cellist, Matt Van Leuven.
April 2019, Pocatello Art Walk, Gateway Gallery. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

Stories  
Semi-improvisational trio. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Aaron Peite, and Amanda Stubblefield. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

February 2019, Invited to perform during the 2019 Positive Body Image Symposium. Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
April 2019 Pocatello Art Walk, Gateway Gallery.

Reflect/Reveal
July 11, 2018. Somatic Dance Conference. Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY. Duet exploring how kinesthetic empathy is experienced and communicated across distance. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Courtney World to a soundscape of Tibetan singing bowls. Costume design, Kathy Diehl and Courtney World.

…and another wave approaches
Solo exploring the unpredictable nature of grief. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Music: “Boat Song” by Meredith Monk. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

January 28-30, 2018.  ISU Faculty Concert, Frazier Hall, Pocatello, ID.
July 28, 2017 (premiere). Peer-reviewed and selected for presentation at the Body-Mind Centering Conference. Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.

Illuminations of Identity
January 2017, Cleveland State Gallery, Semi-improvisational trio responding to the work of visual artist Anne Kmieck. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Jenna Hanlon, and Lisa Yanofsky and guitarist, Mike McNamara. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

3 spaces https://youtu.be/eMU6JRiBj6Y
April 2017, Faculty Concert, Cleveland State University. Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square. Cleveland, OH. Collaboration with electronic composer and musician, Matt Ryals. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Matt Ryals. Costume design,  Kathy Diehl.

Singular Moments of Unraveling Truth
Duet exploring how truth is revealed and concealed in relationships. Music: “On Oath” by Andy Stott. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

August 6-10, 2017. Peer reviewed and selected for Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Leanne Rinelli during the Danceforms Choreography Showcase.
October 2015. Faculty Concert, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.
September 2015 (premiere). Invitation to perform. Equinox Festival, Artisan Works, Rochester, NY.

Into Landscapes of the Unknown
Culminating project for Doug Varone’s Choreographic Devices Intensive. Two section work inspired by imagery from Cheryl Strayed’s memoir “Wild”. Music: “Prizewinning” by Julianna Barwick. First section solo performed by Kathy Diehl. Trio performed by Kelly Johnson, Alaina Olivieri, Michelle Pritchard. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

September 2014, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY.
November 2014, University of Rochester, Faculty Dance Concert, Rochester, NY.

Pleasure Garden
Solo examining the relationship between kinesthetic pleasure and outward projection of performance. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Music: originally set to “Fitzpleasure” by Alt-J. Restaged in 2014 to “Venom” by Reid Willis. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

July 2014, Peer-reviewed and selected for presentation at the Fort Worth Contemporary Dance Festival. Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, TX.
April 2013 (premiere), Faculty Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

In the Clouds of Our Past
Solo considering the ways we create and distort memories. Performed by Kathy Diehl and cellist Nadine Sherman and percussionist Michael Craig. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

January 2014 (premiere), peer-reviewed and selected for Curvature, a collaborative arts event, Buffalo, NY.  
May 2014, peer-reviewed and selected for the Contemporary Dance Festival, Rochester, NY.

UnRavel
Duet examining how meaning is created from gesture and proximity. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Lauren Kush. Music: “Stabat Mater” by Pergolesi.

April 2014, Choreography Showcase, Hochstein Music School, Rochester, NY
January 2014, Rochester Dance Project Showcase, Nu Movement Art Space, Rochester, NY.

Winter Branches/Remnants (https://youtu.be/00xSSbD9Ghk)
Solo structured improvisation in collaboration with cellist Nadine Sherman, playing an original composition.

January 2014, Rochester Dance Project Showcase, Nu Movement Art space, Rochester, NY.
May 2014, Invited to perform for music video with Nadine Sherman and a film student.
December 2013, (premiere) at Hatch Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY. Invited by Nadine Sherman to perform in her solo concert.

Constraints of Possibility
Trio created specifically for a small gallery space. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Lauren Kush, and Kaitley Wozer with cellist Nadine Sherman. Music: “Preludio-Fantasia” by Gaspar Cassado. Premiere January 2014, Rochester Dance Project Showcase, Nu Movement Art Space, Rochester, NY

Orbit
Duet inspired by dog play. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Heather Acomb. Music: “Concerto for Two Violins” by Bach. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

February 2012, WAXworks. Selected by committee, Triskelion Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY.
April 2012, Faculty Dance Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Disconnected
Solo exploring the need for distance within relationships. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Music: “Manila Waltz” by Gideon Freudmann. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

April 2011, The College At Brockport, Alumni Showcase, New York, NY.
October 2011, Converge Dance Festival, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Conversations
November 2010, Selected by committee for DANCE/Strasser, The College at Brockport. Trio examining female relationships and dating rituals. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Rebecca McArthur, and Mariko Yamada. Music: “Maryann” by Ray Charles. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

Borderline
Solo co-choreographed with Vanessa VanWormer. Music: “Skeleton Lines” by Meredith Monk. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

March 2010, American College Dance Association Conference. Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA.
November 2010, Selected by committee for DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport.

Traces
November 2009. Selected by committee for DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport. Duet examining themes of consequence and impulse. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Jane Walden. Music: “Rushing” by Moby. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

Ensemble works:
Snowbird
Choreographed during a guest artist residency at University of Nebraska in collaboration with 8 students. Music: “Forte” by Zoe Keating. Scheduled to premiere in January 2020 in Kearney, NE.

Lotus
Semi-improvisational work with 8 dancers created around images of emerging self and identity. Collaboration with Samuel Paytosh, Idaho State University music student who created an original work for the piano entitled “Blooming”. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.
April 2019, created a 4 person version for a music video as part of the student journal Black Rock & Sage.
December 2018 (premiere), ISU Faculty Dance Concert, Stephens Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, Pocatello, ID.
Free to Be
Ensemble work with 6 dancers exploring the disco era, drawing particular attention to “Disco Demolition Night” in Chicago, 1979. Music: “I Put a Spell on You” by Nina Simone, “Rock Steady” by Aretha Franklin, “Got to Be Real” by Cheryl Lynn, “I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to Be Free” by Andra Day. Projections by ISU student Zachariah Mulberry. Costume design, Tara Young and Kathy Diehl.
December 2018 (premiere), ISU Faculty Dance Concert, Stephens Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, Pocatello, ID.

(Un)Recognized Space
Work for 5 dancers examining the negotiation of physical proximity and distance. Music: “Summer” by Vivaldi. Costume design, Kathy Diehl and Sandy White.
March 2018, American College Dance Association Conference, Adjudicated Concert. Performed by 5 ISU Students. University of Colorado Boulder.
January 2018, ISU Faculty Dance Concert, Frazier Hall, Pocatello, ID.
November 2013, Rochester Dance Project Choreography Showcase, Tango Cafe, Rochester, NY.
February 2011, Peer-reviewed and selected for America Dance Guild Festival, New York, NY. Performed by 5 students from The College at Brockport.
November 2010 (premiere) Danscore, Faculty Concert at The College at Brockport.

glassPoints
Five section work with 7 dancers exploring the music of Philip Glass. Created with students at Cleveland State University. Costume design and sound score, Kathy Diehl.
April 2017 (premiere), CSU Faculty Dance Concert, Cleveland Playhouse Square.

Fragments of a Haunted Mind
Four section work created with 9 students exploring the question “What are you haunted by?”. Collaboration with sound designer, Kelly Walker. Music: “Ghosts 01” by Nine Inch Nails, “rawema” by Signal, “Another version of the Truth” by Nine Inch Nails. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.
April 2015 (premiere), Faculty Dance Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Hope
Three section work set on 9 students from Hobart William Smith Colleges. Inspired by Emily Dickinson poem, “Hope is the thing with Feathers”. Music: “Metamorphosis Four” by Joan Jeanrenaud, “Metamorphosis Two” by Philip Glass. Sound score and costume design, Kathy Diehl.
April 2014 (premiere), Faculty Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

Falling into Palpable Wonder
Created with 5 dancers for the First Niagara Fringe Festival. Music: “November” by Max Richter. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.
September 2013 (premiere), Kilbourn Hall, Rochester, NY.

Velitations of the Friendly Kind
Quartet exploring female relationships and connection. Created during a one semester Visiting Assistant Professor appointment at Webster University. Music: “The Drug” by Royksopp. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.
April 2012 (premiere). Faculty Concert, Webster University, St. Louis, MO.

Transcendence
Contemporary ballet work with 8 dancers from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Inspired by
“Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes”. Music: “Escape Artist” by Zoe Keating. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.
April 2011 (premiere), Faculty Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

The Grace of the Monstrous Little Voice
Thesis work with 5 dancers addressing how we develop creative voice and individuality in dance training.  Music: “Adobe Dog House” by Gideon Fredumann, “Slow Dissolve” by Meredith Monk, “Snake’s Kin” by Tim Hagans. Costume design by Kathy Diehl and Sandy White.
November 2009 (premiere). DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport.

Choreography: Theatre Productions
Last Train to Nibroc (2019)
Choreographed sections for this two-character play under the direction of ISU theatre faculty, Joel Shura.
September 27, 28; October 3-5. Black Box Theatre, Stephens Performing Arts Center. Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance. Pocatello, ID

Shakespeare in Love (2019)
Choreographed dance sequences in the period style of this production under the direction of ISU theatre faculty, Vanessa Ballam.
April 12, 13, 18-20. Bistline Theatre, Stephens Performing Arts Center, Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance, Pocatello, ID

Presentations and Publications
January 2020    Manuscript entitled “Collaborative Discoveries: Trust, Empathy, and Meaning” is scheduled for publication Special Topics, Dance Education in Practice.

June 2019    Somatic Ballet: Developing Awareness of Self, Other, and Community. Presented during the NDEO/ISMETA Conference. New York, NY.

May 2019    Movement Based Self-Care. Presented during the ISU Wellness Symposium. Idaho State University, Department of Counseling, Pocatello, ID.

March 2019    Body Stories: Discovering Connections through Movement, Awareness, and Expression. Presentation for the Positive Body Image Symposium. Idaho State                                 University, Gender Resource Center, Pocatello, ID.

October 2018    Cultivating Empathy to Create Connection. Presented at the National Dance Education Organization Conference, San Diego, CA.

September 2018  Somatic Practices and Dance Technique. Presented at the Idaho Dance Education Organization Conference, Twin Falls, ID.

July 2018    Cultivating Empathy to Create Connection. Presentation at the Somatic Dance Conference, Geneva, NY.

April 2018    No Manifesto: Challenging Expectations Regarding Gender and Dance. Presented at the Intermountain Gender and Sexuality Conference. Idaho State                                   University, Pocatello, ID.

March 2018    Body Image and Dancer Wellness. Presented at the Positive Body Image Symposium. Idaho State University. Gender Resource Center, Pocatello, ID.

April 2016    “The Mirror and Ballet Training: Do you know how much the mirror’s presence is really affecting you?” Published in Journal of Dance Education, April - June                                 2016, Volume 15, Number 2.

July 2016    Partnering the Space: A Journey from Inner to Outer and Back Again. Presented at the Somatic Dance Conference. Geneva, NY.

October 2014    Students as Choreographic Collaborators. Presented at the National Dance Education Organization Conference, Chicago, IL.

Awards, Honors, and Grants
October 2019    Elected President of the Idaho Dance Educators Organization

June 2019         Received Choreography Award from the Body Logic Dance Festival, Salt Lake City, UT.

May 2019           Awarded $12,000 seed grant from the ISU Office of Research for research proposal Creativity, Community, and Wellness: An Exploration of the                                              Relationship between Phenomenology, Dance, and Laban Movement Analysis.

May 2018           Awarded $10,000 grant from the Bistline Foundation of Southeast Idaho to fund the Bill Evans Guest Artist Residency in October 2018.

2017- present    Received multiple smaller grants to support travel, professional development, and guest artist series and events at Idaho State University.

2015                   Elected for membership on the board of the New York State Dance Education Association.

2011                   Recipient of the Thayer Fellowship, a prestigious award recognizing the potential of an emerging artist in New York state.

2010                  Nominated by The College at Brockport for college-wide Graduate Student of the Year Award.

2009                Third place for Celebration of Writing Award in Scholarly and Critical category for paper entitled “Self and Bodily Voice in the Ballet Student: Exploring the role                                of Emotional Intelligence amidst Silent Bodies”.

2009        Recipient of the Outstanding Adult Student Award through the Rochester Area Continuing Education Consortium, nominated by The College at Brockport dance                        faculty.

2009        Scholarship to attend Mark Morris Intensive

2008        Scholarship to attend Limon Summer Intensive

2007-2010    Recipient of the Graduate Teaching Assistantship

Additional Dance Training and Professional Development

2019        Integrated Movement Studies: Certification in Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals. Projected completion: January 2020

                NDEO/OPDI Online course, Kinesiology. Completed November 2019.

2018        Shin Somatics, completed Level One, Geneva, NY.

                Alexandra Beller Summer Intensive, New York, NY.

                Pilates Mat Certification, Evolution Pilates, Rochester, NY

2017        NDEO/OPDI Online course, Dance Pedagogy.

                Cleveland State University summer intensive. Classes with Monica Bill Barnes and Doug Gillespie (Kate Weare Company)

2016        Movement of the People, Winter Intensive, Barnard College, New York, NY.

2007-2018    Bill Evans Summer Teachers Workshops

2014        Doug Varone Choreography Intensive, Hunter College, New York, NY.

                Completion of 200 hour yoga certification approved by Yoga Alliance

                 “Techniques for Self-Preservation”, New York State Dance Education Association annual winter workshop. New York, NY.

2013        Hofesh Schechter Dance Intensive, Cedar Lake Ballet studios, New York, NY.

2012        CORD Annual conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

                “Technique and Technology”, New York State Dance Education Association annual winter workshop. New York, NY.

                 Dancer Wellness Initiative workshop, Callan-Harris Physical Therapy, Rochester, NY.
        
                 Salt Festival, Salt Lake City, UT. Studied with Marina Mascarell (Nederlands Dans Theatre), Vicky Cortes (Pina Bausch) and Paul Selwyn Norton (William                                     Forsythe and Chunky Move).
        
                 Completion of Certification in Evans Technique.

2011, 2008    Doug Varone and Dancers Summer Intensive. The College at Brockport.

2010            MELT Movement Research: Tere O’Connor, Vicky Shick, Jeremy Nelson.

                   Doug Varone and Dancers Winter Intensive, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY.

2009        Mark Morris Dance Group Summer Intensive, Brooklyn, NY.

                Gallim Dance Summer Workshop, The College at Brockport.

2008        Limon Company Summer Workshop, The College at Brockport.