Professional Teaching Experiences

Aug 2017 - May 2018         Visiting Professor, La Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

May - Aug 2017                   Artist Facilitator and Mentor, River Knows Project, Riverside, CA

July - Aug 2017                     Teaching Artist, Thing Theater Workshop, Wisdom Arts Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

March - May 2017               Teaching Artist at Arts and Minds Program, Riverside Arts Council, Riverside, CA

Jan - June 2017                    Associate Faculty, Dance Department at Mt. San Jacinto College, Hemet, CA

March - April 2016              Guest Choreographer, Young Choreographers Project, Los Angeles, CA

Apr 2015 - Jun 2015            Lecturer, Department of Dance at University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA

Sept 2014 - Dec 2014         Invited Guest Artist, Mount San Jacinto College Dept. of Dance, Hemet, CA

Sept 2014 - Sept 2015       Associate Faculty of Dance, Mount San Jacinto College Dept. of Dance, Hemet, CA

Oct 2015 - Nov 2015          Guest Choreographer, Alvord Unified School District, Riverside, CA

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015         Guest Choreographer, Ramona High School, Riverside Unified School District, Riverside, CA

Sept - Oct 2013                  Guest Teaching Artist, University of Fairfield, Fairfield, CT.

Sept - Oct 2013                  Guest Teaching Artist, Eastern Connecticut State University, CT

Jan 2010 – Jun 2011          Graduate Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Dance at University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA

Jan 2010 – Jun 2012          Gluck Artist Fellow, Gluck Fellows Program for the Arts, Riverside, CA

 

Professional Development

June 2012                            University of California, Riverside, Master of Fine Arts, Experimental Choreography

June 2008                             Florida International University, Bachelor of Arts in Dance, Performance & Choreography

June 2008                             Florida International University, Honors College Alumna, Concentration in Aesthetics,  

                                               Values, and Authority in the Mediterranean

 

Residencies, Awards & Fellowships

Jan - Feb 2016                     Artist Residency at the Luxor Factory with collaborator Luca Forcucci, Le Locle, Switzerland

Aug - Sept 2015                  Artist Residency at Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Jan - Aug 2015                    Brithinee Fellowship for creative research awarded by UCR Dance Department

Nov - Dec 2014                   Projects Room Resident Artist, at the Milkbar Salon, Oakland, CA.

Feb - Mar 2012                   CARL Resident Artist, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA

Sept 2011 - Jan 2012         Masters of Fine Arts Fellowship Award, University of California, Riverside

Sept 2009 - Jan 2010         Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship, University of California, Riverside

 

Select Performances, Exhibitions, Collaborations & Works

*These projects are collaborative works where I am credited as choreographer, performer and/or composer

2017

*Ch’u Mayaa by Clarissa Tossin, Getty’s Pacific Standard Time exhibition Condemned to Be Modern, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

the river knows, Dialectics of Isolation (group exhibition), Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

the river knows, Still: Movement + the Body Through the Lens, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA

running circles around erasure, San Jacinto Campus Theater, Hemet, CA

running circles around erasure, Old Town Temecula Theater, Temecula, CA

*¿Quién sigue? by Rebeca Hernandez, Dialectics of Isolation (group exhibition), Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

 

2016

Merge. Part. Locate, homeLA at Victoria Park, Los Angeles, CA.

to call it common, Centro Estatal de Las Artes Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico.

It might finish like this/this is how it starts, Lakes Studio Berlin, Berlin, Germany

*Bodyscape with composer Luca Forccuci and cellist Ulrike Brand, Centre Dürrenmatt in Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

*Mapping de Cendrars au Bresil with composer Luca Forcucci, Musée des beaux-arts Le Locle, Le Locle, Switzerland.

*Klasse by Hannah Schwadron, Perez Art Museum Miami, ScreenDance Miami Festival, Miami, FL.

 

2015

*Bodyscape with composer Luca Forcucci and sound artist Cheryl Leonard. The LAB,San Francisco, CA

*Bodyscape with composer Luca Forcucci and sound artist Cheryl Leonard, Temescal Art Center. Oakland, CA

Sculpting B O D I E S in M O T I O N, Riverside Community Arts Association, Riverside, CA

*Basic Edition, with Sophia Wang, Oscar Lo and Lisa Rybovich Crallé, Gate House Gallery at di ROSA, Body Talk Exhibition, Napa, CA

(Un)Masking Feat, Tlahualiles: The Glorious Masks of Sahuayo exhibition, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, Riverside, CA

Tracking Device, El Centro Cultural De Tijuana, 4x4 Concurso de Coreografia, organized Tijuana, Mexico.

hair = fall, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA

*EXCERPTS by Samantha Blake Goodman, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

*the the by Tanya Lukin-Linklater, Culver Center of the Arts, UC Riverside's Indigenous Choreographer's Project, Riverside, CA

*Klasse Hannah Schwadron, Ida Ehre Schule, Hamburg, Germany.

 

2014

SCAN, Old Town Temecula Community Theater Temecula, CA

End, Mt. San Jacinto College, Hemet, CA

Tracking Device, Field Studies, Chez Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

Tracking Device, Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, CA

detour, homeLA, El Sereno, CA

*Simultaneously 1, 3, 5 and 9 by Selwa Sweidan. University Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

2013

*Arch Mirror #1 & Arch Mirror #2 with dancer Lia Sfoggia and composer Guilherme Bertissolo, Dancaemfoco, International Festival of VideoaDanca, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.

Salton Sea, Highways Performance Space, r Solo Dolo Series: An Array of Solo Works, Santa Monica, CA

*Couds and Claves by Rebecca Pappas and Dancers, High Voltage Series at Electric Lodge, Venice, CA

*REPO by Wendy Rogers & Collaborators, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA

 

2012

(En)counter [balance] CUNY Graduate Center Department of Music for the Music and Space Conference, New York, NY

(En) counter [balance], Dance Studio Theatre, University of California, Riverside, Rverside, CA

(En) counter [balance], CARL Residency Performance, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA

 

2011

Dirty Laundry on Sundays, Working Titles: Latino/a Arts Now series, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

 

2008

Portrait, Florida International University Dance Theatre, Miami, FL

NERVEnding, Excello Dance Space, Miami, FL