Accomplished artist who integrates environmental themes and cultural anthropology into contemporary dance performances. Goal is to continue to develop innovative choreography, performances and art and science-based collaborations that highlight the natural world and our relationship to it. Committed individual who believes the performing arts play a crucial role in raising environmental awareness and aiding conservation of biocultural diversity.
Performance Experience
Choreographer / Dancer ( New York, NY (1998 – Present)
The Knitting Factory, The Alterknit Theatre, March 1998; The Violet Café, New York University 1998; Deli Dances Time Square Dance Festival, August 2000; The Bridge Dance Studio, October 2000; The Construction Co., April 2003; Photographic Gallery, June 2003; Hatch Presents – Jennifer Muller Studio, November 2004, April 2005; The Joyce SoHo, May 2006; The Construction Co., February 2007; Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s ‘Celebrate Urban Birds – NYC’, Central Park’s Harlem Meer, May 2007; 12th Annual Lower East Side Arts Festival, Theater for the New City, May 2007; The Joyce SoHo, November 2007; Governors Island Family Festival, May 2008; The 2009 International Marine Protected Areas Conference (IMPAC2), George Mason University, May 2009; The BLUE Ocean Film Festival, Savannah, Georgia, June 2009; The Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Network’s (WIDECAST) Annual Meeting, Martinique, March 2010; Celine Cousteau’s Ocean Inspiration / Blue Vision Summit, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC; BLUEMiND, The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, June 2011; ‘Living Light: The Art and Science of Bioluminescence,’ Science Hall, Harvard University, July 2012; Making Waves 2012, Boulder, CO, October 2012

Peter Pucci Plus Dancers – PucciSport ( New York, NY (1998 – 2002)
New York City: The Joyce Theatre, June 1999; The New Victory Theatre, May 1998, The Today Show, May 1998; New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), February 2001; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, April 2001; Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, NY, October 2001; LA Arts, Lewiston, ME October 2001

Alan Good & Company, ( New York, NY (1999 – 2001)
Fall Passages 2000: Dance Benefit for HIV Network, Cunningham Studios; Dancenow Downtown Festival, Summer 2000; NYONY: New York on New York @ St. Mark’s Church, October 2000

La Troupe Makandal – Haitian Dance Company, ( New York, NY (1997 – 1999) Fareta Dance and Drum, NY – 1997; Hunter College, NY – 1998; Long Island University – 1998; Thread Waxing Space, NY – 1998

Bricolage Dance Company, Sydney, Australia (1994 – 1996)
The University of Sydney, 1994; The University of New South Wales, 1994; The Australian Museum, 1995;
The Powerhouse Museum, 1995; The Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1996
Education and Honors

  • Fulbright Scholarship, Australia (1994 – 1996)
  • University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (1994 – 1996)
  • MA in History (Concentration: Aboriginal Studies / Human Ecology / Australian Environmental History)
  • The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. (1988 – 1992)
  • BA in History (US and Native American emphasis)
  • Full Athletic Scholarship (Women’s Basketball – Division 1
  • Academic All-American, 1992
  • NCAA Woman of the Year – Washington, D.C. Representative 1992
  • Olympic Festival Women’s Basketball Team, East Team USA, 1989
  • Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee, George Washington University, 2006