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Seek the Challenging Position of Dancer
A highly talented Dancer with extensive experience in the use of movement, gesture and body language to portray a character, situation and abstract concept to an audience, usually to the accompaniment of music; interpreting the work of choreographers, sometimes requiring improvisation; remarkable background in a variety of genres: from classical ballet and West End musicals, to contemporary dance and disco.
Summary of Qualifications
More than twelve years of experience in dancing.
Uncommon flexibility, energy, and lots of time available.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Remarkable flexibility, agility, coordination, grace, and a sense of rhythm.
Deep feeling for music, a creative ability to express myself through movement.
Profound problem-solving skills and sound ability to function as part of a team.
Thorough knowledge of dance and its related issues.
Great confidence and self-belief, physical fitness, stamina and perseverance.
H&S Dance Club, Tarrytown, NY 2002 - Present
Prepare for and attend auditions and cast sessions.
Prepare for performances, by rehearsing and exercising.
Perform to a live audience.
Study and create choreography.
Discuss and interpret choreography with colleagues and choreographers.
Learn and using other skills, such as singing and acting - many roles, for example in musical theatre, require a combination of performance skills.
Look after costumes and equipment.
Take care of the health and safety of others, which requires knowledge and observation of physiology and anatomy, as well as safe use of premises and equipment.
Work in dance development and promotion, encouraging and enabling people, especially children, to become involved in dance and to understand and appreciate it.
Cousins Dance School, NY 1997 - 2002
Led students aged 6-adult in hip hop, jazz, and tap classes which included warm up, stretch and strengthen, and cool down segments.
Assisted in the development of the dance curriculum to meet dance teacher education certification.
Generated new ways to present material to keep students interested and involved.
Organized classes for maximum student benefit in time allotted.
Choreographed new combinations and routines on a weekly basis.
Cousins Dance Company, NY 1993 - 1997
Rehearsed dance steps and movements under the direction and instruction of a choreographer.
Developed own interpretation of a role.
Trained daily to maintain or improve technical standards, fitness and suppleness and to help reduce the risk of injury when rehearsing or performing.
Performed styles of dance as the company, project or choreographer requires.
Sang and acted as part of a performance.
Contributed to the choreographic process with individually devised material.
Choreographed dance works or routines.
Education and Professional Training
New York University, NY
BS degree in Theater Arts (1992)