Résumé (CV)


Professional Dance Companies:

Accent Dance

New York, USA (since January of 2018, current contract).
Program Director and Lead Teaching Artist in this arts education program for bringing dance and music programs to New York City public school children (operating under the Ziegelman Foundation). President of Accent Dance: Andrea Ziegelman.

FJK Dance

New York, USA (since 2014)
Featured Dancer in repertory fusing contemporary ballet, ballroom, Middle Eastern, and jazz; performed at the New York Live Arts, Dany Kaye Playhouse, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Symphony Space, Battery Dance Festival, Poly Theatre Chains (China, 2017).
Artistic Director: Fadi J. Khoury.

Dardo Galletto Dance

New York, USA (since 2011)
Principal Dancer in repertory fusing tango, ballet, and modern dance. Performed at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Shall We Tango NYC festival, New York Live Arts.
Artistic Director: Dardo Galletto.

Christopher Caines Dance 

New York, USA (since 2011)
Guest Artist in contemporary ballet works as four — ONE (2016), The Kitchen Revue (2015), Arias (2011). Performed at Kaufmann Concert Hall (92nd Street Y), Saint John the Divine Cathedral, Manhattan Movement and Arts Center.
Artistic Director: Christopher Caines.

New Jersey Ballet Company

Livingston, USA (2010 - 2014)
Principal roles in Allegro Brilliante (Balanchine), L’Air d’Esprit (Arpino), Vaganova’s Diana and Actaeon (Vaganova), Tango (Johan Renvall); soloist roles in Cinderella, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Glinka Pas de Trois (Balanchine), So Proudly (Pedro Ruiz), Suite Huasteca (David Fernández).  Artistic Director: Carolyn Clark.  Coaches: Edward Villella, Eleanor D'Antuono, Marina Bogdanova, Luba Gulyaeva.

Professional Training:

Dance Theatre of Harlem

New York, USA (2008 - 2010)
Member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble.  Repertory included Dougla (Geoffrey Holder), Holberg Suite (Arthur Mitchell), New Bach (Robert Garland), John Henry (Arthur Mitchell), Forces of Rhythm (Louis Johnson); DTH Fortieth-Anniversary national tour (2009). Artistic Directors: Arthur Mitchell, Virginia Johnson. Coaches: Keith Saunders, Robert Garland, Augustus Van Heerden, Michelle Lucci.

Washington Ballet Studio Company

Washington DC, USA (2007 - 2008)
Member of the Washington Ballet Studio Company. Classical and neoclassical repertory, including The Nutcracker (Septime Webre), Cinderella (Septime Webre), and Four Temperaments (Balanchine). Artistic Director: Septime Webre. Coaches: Kee-Juan Han, Jeff Edwards, John Goding, Françoise Thouveny-Doyle.

Miami City Ballet School

Miami, USA (2004 - 2007)
Advanced professional training. Artistic Director: Edward Villella. Mentors: Truman Finney, Geta Constantinescu, Alexander Carter, Yannis Pikieris, Nancy Raffa, Richard Amaro.

School of Ballet Myriam Guerrero

Bogotá, Colombia (1995 - 2004)
Artistic Director: Myriam Guerrero. Guest mentors from the Cuban National Ballet School: Lidia Díaz, Ana Julia Bermúdez, Maricely Castillo.

Other Training:

Dance Theatre of Harlem

New York, USA (2008)
Summer Intensive Program (highest level). Full scholarship.

Washington School of Ballet

Washington DC, USA (2007)
Summer Intensive Program (highest level). Full scholarship.

Orlando Ballet School

Orlando, USA (2006)
Summer program, (highest level) . Full scholarship. 

Cuban National Ballet School

Havana, Cuba (2004)
XI International Festival of Ballet Schools and 8th International Competition of Ballet Students.

Cuban National Ballet School

Havana, Cuba (2001)
VIII International Festival of Ballet schools.

Education:

California Southern University  

(Irvine, California – USA)          
Studying Bachelor in Psychology - distance and online education program (since July 2011).

Dance Theatre of Harlem School 

(New York - USA)                    
2 years of academic studies, Professional Training Program  (2008 - 2010).

University of Los Andes 

(Bogotá - Colombia)                                
One semester of Psychology  (2004).

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