Where I'm From
My Dance Training
Chicago House Scene, Gus Giordano, NYU, Movement Research, Dance Space (Most Recently Known as DNA now Gibney), University of Washington, Ralph Lemon, Shelly Senter, Los Angeles Hip Hop & Street Dance Scene (Breaking, Locking, Popping)
My Dance Experience
Fatima (commercial), Michael Rooney (commercial), David Rousseve, Jaque Heim Diavolo Dance Theatre, Bill Evans, Rosanna Gamson, Heidi Duckler, KT Niehoff, Maureen Whiting
Awards & Honors
Lester Horton Innovator Award in Choreography
NAACP Award for Best Stage Choreography
New York Musical Festival Award for Excellence in Direction and Choreography
A Cool Place I've Traveled for Dance
I visited Dublin, Ireland to teach a workshop two years in a row. We got to drive down to the location where they filmed Braveheart which was magnificent.
Other Passions & Interests
writing, photography, painting, acting, movies, movies, movies, travel,
wandering / walking
The Hardest Part About Being a Dancer
The lifestyle overtime can become exhausting if one is trying to make a decent living by working multiple gigs to survive while trying to maintain yourself at the highest level as a performing artist.
My Favorite Pre/Post Rehearsal Snack
Almond butter sandwich, banana & yogurt.