EDUCATION

MFA candidate // UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO // 2019 - 2021

BFA // DANCE CENTER OF COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO // 2012

 

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS // St. Louis, USA

Movement Arts & Design in Europe -  Study Abroad in France

Choreography & Performance

Costume Design & Construction

2011

RESIDENCIES, HONORS + AWARDS

2020 - 2021    UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

                       Jose C. Teran (Naret) Scholarship Award

 

2020 - 2021    UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

                       Friends of Dance Scholarship Award

 

2019 - 2021    UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

                       Graduate Assistantship & Tuition Award

 

2019        PLAYA 

                2019 Residency Award

 

2019        CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS & SPECIAL EVENTS

                Individual Artist Program // Grant Award

                Professional Development Program funding for 2019 PLAYA residency

 

2018        ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL AGENCY

                Individual Artist Support // Grant Award

                Professional Development Program funding for 2019 PLAYA residency

 

2015        CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS & SPECIAL EVENTS

                Individual Artist Program // Grant Award      

                Contributing member of Dancer’s COOP Collective

 

2014        3ARTS CHICAGO                  

                Artist Project Program // Matching Grant & Fundraising Support   

                For the production of project Butter & Butter

    

2013        CITY OF CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS & SPECIAL EVENTS 

                Individual Artist Program // Grant Award

                For the development of project Butter & Butter

SELECT CHOREOGRAPHY

2014     BREAD & BUTTER // Runtime: 50 minutes   

             Self-produced performance 

             +Tom Robinson Gallery // Chicago, USA

 

2013     BREAD & BUTTER // Runtime: 20 minutes

             Self-produced workshop / performance in progress 

             +Comfort Station Gallery // Chicago, USA

2012     #140CHAR(ACTORS) // Runtime: 20 minutes

             BFA Concert

             +The Dance Center of Columbia College // Chicago, USA

 

             SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED // Runtime: 12 minutes

             Created in collaboration with Isabelle Collazo

             +Chicago Fringe Artists Festival // Red Tape Theater

             +Connivences: A Workshop Performance // Mélisey, France

    

2011     RECOMMENCE // Runtime: 3 minutes

             Dance for Film // Chicago, USA

 

             LANDINGSCAPE // Runtime: 7 minutes

             Choreographic Project Concert

             +The Dance Center of Columbia College // Chicago, USA

SELECT PERFORMANCE

2018     THE RETREAT : ONE WEEK // Khecari Dance | Jonathan Meyer & Julia Rae Antonick

             +Site - Specific Performance

             +The Glass Factory // Chicago, USA

2015     THE CRONUS LAND // Khecari Dance | Jonathan Meyer

             Cast Member & Performing Understudy

             +Site - Specific Performance

             +The Shoreland Ballroom // Chicago, USA

             THE HOUSEWARMING SESSIONS // Isabelle Collazo Dance

             +Produced by Audience Architects for Chicago Dance Month

             +THAW - Links Hall Annual Benefit // Chicago, USA

 

2013     WAYS OF RELATING // Isabelle Collazo Dance

             +Links Hall // Chicago, USA

             +Ruth Page Center for the Arts // Chicago, USA

 

2012     ANTIQUES // Katie Graves

             +Links Hall // Chicago, USA

             +THE ATTIC Loft Performance // Chicago, USA

  

             WRECKED // Paige Cunningham Caldarella

             +Links Hall // Chicago, USA

             +The Dance Center of Columbia College // Chicago, USA

             Faculty Concert

     

             WRECKED (Restaged) // Hope Goldman

             +The Wrecking Project - Links Hall // Chicago, USA

             GENUINE DECEPTION (Excerpt) // Melissa Ganser

             +American College Dance Festival // Madison, USA

 

2011     MinEVENT // Merce Cunningham  

             (Restaged by Paige Cunningham Caldarella)

             +The Dance Center of Columbia College // Chicago, USA

             Repertory Performance Concert

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2019 - Present     KHECARI DANCE COMPANY //  Chicago, USA

                         Operations Manager

2017 - 2019      CHICAGO DANCERS UNITED //  Chicago, USA

                         Program Associate

2015                 KHECARI DANCE COMPANY //  Chicago, USA

                         Company Dancer - 2015

2012 -2013

Co-Founder / Curator of THE ATTIC Community Performance Space in Collaboration with Isabelle Collazo