PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

March 2016                       Invited Guest Mentor in Choreography, Young Choreographers Project, Los Angeles, CA

2015 - Present                  Lecturer, Department of Dance at University of California Riverside, DNCE067C Advance Modern Dance,

                                          DNCE067 Intermediate Modern Dance, DNCE067A  Beginning Modern Dance

2012 – Present                 Non-Certificated Substitute Teacher, Alvord Unified School District, Riverside, CA

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

Sept 2014 – Sept 2015     Associate Faculty of Dance, Mount San Jacinto College Dept. of Dance, DAN131 Hip Hop, DAN 123,Beg. Jazz, DAN 127-                                           1885 Intermediate Jazz

Oct 2015 – Nov 2015       Invited Guest Choreographer, Norte Vista High School Dance Team, Alvord Unified School District,Riverside, CA

Mar 2015 – Apr 2015       Invited Guest Choreographer, Dance Magnet Program at Ramona High School, Riverside Unified School District                                                      Riverside, CA

Sept - Oct 2013               Guest Teaching Artist, University of Fairfield, CT. Master class in 94 Performance Workshop, Master Class in 135Modern                                         and Contemporary Dance Technique

Sept - Oct 2013                Guest Teaching Artist, Eastern Connecticut State University, CT. DNC 252 Ballet, DNC 330 Dance Concepts

Jan 2010 – Jun 2011       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Dance at University of California, Riverside, DNCE005 Introduction to Dance

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

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

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

2008       Florida International University, Honors College Alumna, Concentration in Aesthetics, Values, and Authority in the Mediterranean.

 

CHOREOGRAPHY – PERFORMANCE – COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2016

Performance as Practice, a performance study for students in Advance Modern Dance at the University of California Riverside. Mentor and organizer, Crystal Sepúlveda. Performance will take place during June ArtsWalk at the Riverside Art Museum in downtown Riverside. 

Untitled (work-in-progress), choreographer/performer. To be perfromed for the three year anniversary of homeLA at Victoria Park, Los Angeles, CA.

to call it common, a real-time composition between dancer/choreographer Crystal Sepúlveda and contra-bass musician Axel Tamayo Rivera. Performed at CEART in Tijuana, Mexico.

this is more than one minute a mile, a solo experiment for two dancers choreographed and performed by Crystal Sepúlveda in collaboration with dancer Rebekah Johnson. Performed at ARC Pasadena as part of Hi. Solo series.

It might finish like this/this is how it starts, an evening of improvisational performance and real-time collaborative compositions with Berlin-based dancers and musicians - Lina Gomez, Tomomi Adachi, Eva Baumann, Crystal Sepúlveda, Ulrike Brand, Luca Forcucci, and Akemi Nagao. Curated and produced by Crystal Sepúlveda at Lakes Studio Berlin, Germany.

Attic, a collaborative real-time composition with dancers Crystal Sepúlveda and Ingo Reulecke with cellist Ulrike Brand, Wedding-Berlin, Germany.

Bodyscape, collaborator and performer with composer Luca Forccuci and cellist Ulrike Brand. To be performed at Centre Dürrenmatt in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Mapping de Cendrars au Bresil, collaborator and performer with composer Luca Forcucci. Premiere at Musée des beaux-arts Le Locle, Switzerland.

Klasse, Collaborative contributor and performer with choreographer Hannah Schwadron and film maker Maila Bruker. Screened at Perez Art Museum Miami and Mindy Solomon Gallery for ScreenDance Miami Festival.

 

2015

Bodyscape, collaborator and performer with composer Luca Forcucci and sound artist Cheryl Leonard. Performed at The Lab (San Franciso) and Temescal Art Center Oakland, CA

Sculpting B O D I E S in M O T I O N, choreographer. Performed by the Norte Vista Highschool Dance Team at Riverside Community Arts Association, Riverside,CA

Basic Edition, collaborator and performer with Sophia Wang, Oscar Lo and Lisa Rybovich Crallé. Performed at Gate House Gallery as part of the Body Talk Exhibition at di ROSA, Napa, CA

(Un)Masking Feat, choreographer. Performance installation in conversation with exhibition Tlahualiles: The Glorious Masks of Sahuayo, curated by Carolyn Schutten and Martin Sanchez. Performed at Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

EXCERPTS, collaborator and performer with choreographer Samantha Blake Goodman. Performed at Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

Soldadera, performer in artist Nao Bustamante's Soldadera. Exhibited at the Vincent Prince Art Muesum, East Los Angeles College, Curated by Jennifer Doyle, Los Angeles, CA

the the, collaborator and perfomer with artist Tanya Lukin-Linklater in the the. Performed at the Culver Center of the Arts, UC Riverside's Indigenous Choreographer's Project at Riverside 2015.

Klasse, collaborator and performer with choreorapher Hannah Schwadron's in Klasse, a dance and film project with film maker Malia Brunker. Performed at Ida Ehre Schule Hamburg, Germany.

Paradis, collaborator and performer with choreographer Louie Cornejo's in Paradis, part of Coffee House Dances LA. Performed at UnUrban Coffee House, Coffee Connection, and Sabor y Cultura, Los Angeles, CA

Sofabed experiment, choreographer and performer. A shared evening of experimental performance with vocal-sound artist Odeya Nini for homeLA // Claremont, Claremont, CA

Tracking Device, director of choreography in collaboration with performers Cydney Watson and Alfonso Cervera. Performed at El Centro Cultural De Tijuana for 4x4 Concurso de Coreografia, organized by Lux Boreal Dance Company and the Cultural Center of Tijuana, Mexico.

Solo experiment: hair = fall, choreographer and performer. Performed at Culver Center of the Arts as part of Dance Night, Riverside, CA

 

2014

SCAN, choreography and artistic collaborator with Avocado Dance Theatre. This work was created for Avocado Dance Theatre. Premiere of new company repertory at Old Town Temecula Community Theater Temecula, CA

End, choreographer. Directed a trio with student dancers for the Faculty Dance Concert, Fall and Recover, at Mt. San Jacinto College, Hemet, CA

Tracking Device, director of choreographer and perfomer, in collaboration with Cudney Waton and Alfonso Cervera. Performed at Field Studies, Chez Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

Tracking Device, Performed at danceSTORM Festival , Riverside, CA

Tracking Device, Performed at BlakTina 2 Festival, Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, CA

Tracking Device, Performed at danceXchange, Old Town Temecula Community Theater, Temecula,

CA

Simultaneously 1, 3, 5 and 9, collaborator, performer, and choreographer with designer Selwa Sweidan. Premiered Performance and Exhibition at the University Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

hANDs / detour, choreographer and performer in collaboration with Cydney Watson and Cydney Watson and Alfonso Cervera premiered at homeLA // El Sereno. Curated by Rebecca Bruno, El Sereno, CA

 

2013

Arch Mirror #1 & Arch Mirror #2, choreographer and performer. In collaboration with Lia Sfoggia and composer Guilherme Bertissolo. Screened at Dancaemfoco, International Festival of VideoaDanca, Rio De Janiero, Brazil.

Salton Sea, choreographer and performer. Solo performance in collaboration with electronic composer no.e Parker. Invited to be performed at Highways Performance Space for Solo Dolo Series: An Array of Solo Works, Santa Monica, CA

Couds and Claves, collaborator and perfomer. Performer with Rebecca Pappas and Dancers, Choreography by Rebecca Pappas. Performed at Catalyst 2013 series and High Voltage Series at Electric Lodge, Venice, CA

REPO, collaborator and performer. Wendy Rogers & Collaborators, Performed at Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA

 

2012

Stars of Juarez: Cuca and Eva, collaborator and performer. A collaboration with California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and choreographer Hannah Schwadron. Performed at the University of California Riverside, LAB 166 Theatre, Riverside, CA

(En)counter [balance], choreographer and solo performer in collaboration with electronic composer no.e Parker. Excerpts were performed at the CUNY Graduate Center Department of Music for the Music and Space Conference, New York, NY

(En) counter [balance], choreographer and solo performer in collaboration with electronic composer no.e Parker. Premiere of evening length solo work at Dance Studio Theatre, University of California, Riverside, and during CARL Residency Performance, Part II of Performance as Process Series, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA

 

2011

Dirty Laundry on Sundays, choreography and solo performer. Premiered as a duet for VOLTA, Culver Center for the Arts, Riverside, CA

Dirty Laundry on Sundays, choreography and solo performer. Performed for Working Titles: Latino/a Arts Now!, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

 

2010

Globotìca, solo performer. choreography by Minerva Tapia. Performed at Centro Cultural de Tijuana, Mexico..

 

2008

The Blue Ribbon, performer and collaborator with choreographer Katherine Kramer and visual artist Pablo Cano. Premiered at the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

Go Dog Go, performer in Choreography by Paul Matteson and Jennifer Nugent. Florida Dance Festival, New World School of the Arts. Miami, FL

Portrait, director of choreography in collaboration with performers Darielle Williams, Pamela Scardini, and Jennifer Puig. Performed at Florida International University Dance Theatre, Miami, FL

NERVEnding, director of choreography in collaboration with performers Darielle Willams, Frances Cuprill, Katrina Weaver and Amanda De La Nunez. Perfomed at Excello Dance Space, Miami, FL

Iris, collaboration and performance with Carlota Pradera. Performed at Warehouse 1415, Miami, FL

 

RESIDENCY & FELLOWSHIP

    Jan 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

    2011 -2012 Master's of Fine Arts Fellowship Award, University of California, Riverside

    2009 – 2010 Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship, University of California, Riverside
     

    ADMINISTRATIVE AND PRODUCTION EXPERIENCES

    it might finish like this/this is how it starts, is a producing project that focuses on bringing together professional musicians and dancers that work from a place of improvisation, and to unite these disciplines in the context of performance to create a real time composition uninformed by rehearsals orpre planned composition arrangements.

    Make Manifest Move, a producing andperformance education project that offers movement-based and composition workshops that culminates into a performance opportunity for youth and adults.

    2014 – 2015danceSTORM,  a one year experiment to create a dance festival geared towards fostering a network between and creating visibility for a diverse group of women directors in experimental dance and performance.