KDiehl Danceworks

Kathy Diehl, MFA, MSW, CLMA, RSME

Curriculum Vitae

Education: Degrees and Certifications

2010

The College at Brockport, Master of Fine Arts in Dance: Performance and Choreography

1995

Case Western Reserve University, Master of Social Work: Mental Health Concentration

1993

State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh, Bachelors of Arts: Psychology

2020

Certification in Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals, completed in January 2020. Integrated Movement Studies

2018

Evolution Pilates, Certification Mat Pilates

2014

Breathe Yoga, 200 hour Yoga Certification, Yoga Alliance

2012

Bill Evans Teacher Training Program, Certified Evans Teacher

University Teaching

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

2017-present

Assistant Professor of Dance

Director of Dance Program

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

2016-2017

Assistant Professor of Dance

Director of CSU Dance Company

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

2015-2016

Full Time Lecturer

2010-2015

Adjunct Lecturer

Nazareth College                                                                          Rochester, NY

2013-2015                      Adjunct Lecturer

Hobart and William Smith Colleges                                            Geneva, NY

2012-2013                     Visiting Assistant Professor

2013-2015                     Adjunct Lecturer

2010-2011                     Adjunct Lecturer

Webster University                                                                       St. Louis, MO

2011(fall)                       Visiting Assistant Professor

The College at Brockport                                                             Brockport, NY

2012 (spring)                 Adjunct Lecturer

2010-2011                     Adjunct Lecturer

2007-2010                     Graduate Teaching Assistant

2007 (spring)                  Adjunct Lecturer

Timothy M. Draper Center for Dance Education                          Rochester, NY

1995-2011                     Core faculty

Courses/Proficiencies    

Ballet and Modern Technique                             Dance History

Pointe                                                                 Dance Conditioning

Beginning Jazz                                                  World Dance

Yoga/Pilates                                                       Experiential Anatomy

Dance Appreciation                                           Composition

Laban Movement Analysis/Somatic Practice

Senior Seminar

Dance Pedagogy

Additional Teaching

October 2019      University of Nebraska, Guest Artist Residency, Kearney, NE.

March 2019         ACDA, University of Utah, Northwest Regional Conference

Ballet Flow

March 2018         ACDA, University of Colorado, Boulder, Northwest Regional Conference

Contemporary Phrasework and Movement Exchange

July 2018            Bill Evans Dance Teachers Intensive, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

Faculty: Somatic Ballet

2017-2019         Master classes and lecture demonstrations throughout Idaho at the College of Southern Idaho, The College of Idaho, Footlight Academy, Alliance Academy, The Dance Factory, Extendance, Fine Arts Academy, Idaho Arts Charter School, Century High School

July 2017           Bill Evans Dance Teachers Intensive, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

Faculty: Somatic Ballet

May 2017          Ohio Dance Festival, BalletMet, Columbus, OH.

Collaborative Phrasework

October 2017     Young Choreographers Brown Bag Series, Hathaway Brown School, Cleveland, OH.

Modern Technique and Choreography Workshop.

March 2016        Inspire Dance Festival, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.

Contemporary Modern Technique

October 2015      Movement and Dance Festival, Nazareth College. Rochester, NY.

Contemporary Ballet

March 2015         Inspire Dance Festival, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.

Contemporary Modern Technique

July 2015           Bill Evans Dance Teachers Intensive, Dean College, Franklin, MA.

Faculty: Evans Modern Technique

March 2014         ACDA, The College at Brockport, Northeast Regional Conference

Improvisation and Collaboration

Yoga Flow

February 2014 Movement and Dance Festival, Nazareth College. Rochester, NY.

Yoga dance

July 2014          Bill Evans Dance Teacher Intensive, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.

Faculty: Somatic Ballet and BEDCO Repertory

February 2011   Dance Awareness Days, The College at Brockport. Brockport, NY.

Intermediate Ballet

February 2010    Dance Awareness Days, The College at Brockport, Brockport, NY.

Intermediate Ballet

March 2010         ACDA, Mercyhurst College, Northwest Regional Conference

Ballet through a Contemporary Lens

March 2008         ACDA, The College at Brockport, Northeast Regional Conference

Intermediate Ballet Technique

2011-2018         Draper Center for Dance Education, Summer Intensive Faculty

2005-2008         Little Red School of Dance, faculty

Nazareth Academy, faculty

Performance Experience:

Companies:

2008-2014    Bill Evans Dance Company(Artistic Director Bill Evans)

Impressions of Willow Bay (Jacobs Pillow 2014)

Trio for Jamie

Naturescape Unfolding (Jacobs Pillow 2012)

Bach Dances

Colony

Saintly Passion

Velorio

Planetary Secrets

Ephemera

Tres Tangos

Remembering

Scherzo

1998-2014      Present Tense Dance(Artistic Director Anne Harris Wilcox)

When the Souls Rise

Passage

Common Thread

Sic Gloria Transit Mundi

A Public and Private Hearth

Upswing

Oil on Canvas

Magnus Opus

Veritas

Ask Me No Questions

Threshold

2007-2008   Anne Burnidge and Dancers

Discesa en Bianco (ACDA Gala, Gooseroute Festival, Danscore, Vision of Sound)

1996-1998    Rochester City Ballet (soloist)

The Nutcracker

Devinir

1983-1989    Draper Dance Theatre (currently Rochester City Ballet), Founding company member

The Nutcracker (numerous roles)

Firebird (maiden)

Watercolors

Bailey’s Espanole

Patterns

Rachmaninoff

Concerto

Additional Performance Experience (2009-2019):

2012-2019    KDiehl Danceworks/Rochester Dance Project(Artistic Director)

Stories

Dark Tranquility

Reflect/Reveal

…and another wave approaches

Illuminations of Identity

Inner Workings

3 Spaces

Singular Moments of Unraveling Truth

Into Landscapes of the Unknown

Pleasure Garden

Winter Branches

Unravel

Dominant Voices

Triangulation

Orbit

In the Clouds of our Past

2016      Belles of Hell, choreography by Donna Davenport,

Hobart William Smith Colleges Faculty Dance Concert

Music Village, Finger Lakes Community College

Between States, choreography by Courtney World

RADfest, Kalamazoo, MI

2012-2013   Treeline Danceworks

A place for pressing, choreography by Jenny Showalter, RADfest, Kalamazoo, MI

The Sixth Hour, choreography by Jenny Showalter and Lyndsey Vader

Nazareth Arts Festival

2011       60x60 Dance, Improvisational Performance, St. Louis, MO

2010       Borderline, collaborative work with Vanessa VanWormer

Northeast Regional American College Dance Association Conference

2009       Caffeinated, choreography by Larry Keigwin

Keigwin & Company concert, The College at Brockport

Divertimento for Nine, choreography by Mariah Maloney

Danscore, The College at Brockport

A Time to Come To Standing, choreography by Kelly Johnson

The Best of Brockport

Ode, choreography by Heather Acomb

DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport

High Fructose Fix, choreography by Lindsey Vader

DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport

A Little Better than When We Entered, choreography by Brit Falcon

DANCE/Strasser, The College at Brockport

Corporealities, choreography by Kristi Faulkner

Dance film, Graduate thesis, The College at Brockport

Hydrophobic, choreography by Leanne Rinelli

Threshold, The College at Brockport

Choreography: Selected Works 2009-2019

Solo/Duet/Trio:

Triangulation

Trio examining the Bowen Family Systems concept of “triangulation”. Music: “On the Nature of Daylight” by Max Richter. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

June 2019, Peer reviewed and selected for presentation, Body Logic Dance Festival. Salt Lake City, UT. Received top award for choreography and performance. Performed by ISU students Amanda Stubblefield, Aaron Peite, and Jennifer Dykman.

April 2014, Invited choreographer, Faculty Concert at Hobart William Smith Colleges. Geneva, NY. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Kelly Johnson, and Alaina Olivieri.

February 2012 (premiere), Invited choreographer, Alumni concert at The College at Brockport. Brockport, NY. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Leanne Rinelli, and Courtney World.

Inner Workings

Trio exploring human expression and the function of mechanistic properties. Music: “W” by Olafur Arnalds and Nils Frahm. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

March 2019, Presented at Northwest Regional ACDA, Adjudicated concert and Gala Concert. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Performed by three ISU students Emmanuel Chavez, Aaron Peite, and Amanda Stubblefield.

March 2017, Peer reviewed and selected for performance at Midwest RAD Fest, Kalamazoo, MI. Performed by Rebecca Burcher, Kathy Diehl, and Jenna Hanlon.

April 2017, Faculty Concert, Cleveland State University. Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square. Cleveland, OH. Performed by Rebecca Burcher, Kathy Diehl, and Jenna Hanlon.

May 2016 (premiere), selected for the Contemporary Dance Festival, Rochester, NY. Performed by Heather Acomb, Kathy Diehl, and Jenna Hanlon.

Dark Tranquility

Collaborative improvisational performance with cellist, Matt Van Leuven.

April 2019, Pocatello Art Walk, Gateway Gallery. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

Stories

Semi-improvisational trio. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Aaron Peite, and Amanda Stubblefield. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

February 2019, Invited to perform during the 2019 Positive Body Image Symposium. Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.

April 2019 Pocatello Art Walk, Gateway Gallery.

Reflect/Reveal

July 11, 2018. Somatic Dance Conference. Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY. Duet exploring how kinesthetic empathy is experienced and communicated across distance. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Courtney World to a soundscape of Tibetan singing bowls. Costume design, Kathy Diehl and Courtney World.

…and another wave approaches

Solo exploring the unpredictable nature of grief. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Music: “Boat Song” by Meredith Monk. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

January 28-30, 2018. ISU Faculty Concert, Frazier Hall, Pocatello, ID.
July 28, 2017 (premiere). Peer-reviewed and selected for presentation at the Body-Mind Centering Conference. Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.

Illuminations of Identity

January 2017, Cleveland State Gallery, Semi-improvisational trio responding to the work of visual artist Anne Kmieck. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Jenna Hanlon, and Lisa Yanofsky and guitarist, Mike McNamara. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

3 spaces https://youtu.be/eMU6JRiBj6Y

April 2017, Faculty Concert, Cleveland State University. Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square. Cleveland, OH. Collaboration with electronic composer and musician, Matt Ryals. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Matt Ryals. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

Singular Moments of Unraveling Truth

Duet exploring how truth is revealed and concealed in relationships. Music: “On Oath” by Andy Stott. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

August 6-10, 2017. Peer reviewed and selected for Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Leanne Rinelli during the Danceforms Choreography Showcase.

October 2015. Faculty Concert, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.

September 2015 (premiere). Invitation to perform. Equinox Festival, Artisan Works, Rochester, NY.

Into Landscapes of the Unknown

Culminating project for Doug Varone’s Choreographic Devices Intensive. Two section work inspired by imagery from Cheryl Strayed’s memoir “Wild”. Music: “Prizewinning” by Julianna Barwick. First section solo performed by Kathy Diehl. Trio performed by Kelly Johnson, Alaina Olivieri, Michelle Pritchard. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

September 2014, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY.

November 2014, University of Rochester, Faculty Dance Concert, Rochester, NY.

Pleasure Garden

Solo examining the relationship between kinesthetic pleasure and outward projection of performance. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Music: originally set to “Fitzpleasure” by Alt-J. Restaged in 2014 to “Venom” by Reid Willis. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

July 2014, Peer-reviewed and selected for presentation at the Fort Worth Contemporary Dance Festival. Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, TX.

April 2013 (premiere), Faculty Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

In the Clouds of Our Past

Solo considering the ways we create and distort memories. Performed by Kathy Diehl and cellist Nadine Sherman and percussionist Michael Craig. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

January 2014 (premiere), peer-reviewed and selected for Curvature, a collaborative arts event, Buffalo, NY.

May 2014, peer-reviewed and selected for the Contemporary Dance Festival, Rochester, NY.

UnRavel

Duet examining how meaning is created from gesture and proximity. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Lauren Kush. Music: “Stabat Mater” by Pergolesi.

April 2014, Choreography Showcase, Hochstein Music School, Rochester, NY

January 2014, Rochester Dance Project Showcase, Nu Movement Art Space, Rochester, NY.

Winter Branches/Remnants (https://youtu.be/00xSSbD9Ghk)

Solo structured improvisation in collaboration with cellist Nadine Sherman, playing an original composition.

January 2014, Rochester Dance Project Showcase, Nu Movement Art space, Rochester, NY.

May 2014, Invited to perform for music video with Nadine Sherman and a film student.

December 2013, (premiere) at Hatch Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY. Invited by Nadine Sherman to perform in her solo concert.

Constraints of Possibility

Trio created specifically for a small gallery space. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Lauren Kush, and Kaitley Wozer with cellist Nadine Sherman. Music: “Preludio-Fantasia” by Gaspar Cassado. Premiere January 2014, Rochester Dance Project Showcase, Nu Movement Art Space, Rochester, NY

Orbit

Duet inspired by dog play. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Heather Acomb. Music: “Concerto for Two Violins” by Bach. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

February 2012, WAXworks. Selected by committee, Triskelion Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY.

April 2012, Faculty Dance Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Disconnected

Solo exploring the need for distance within relationships. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Music: “Manila Waltz” by Gideon Freudmann. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

April 2011, The College At Brockport, Alumni Showcase, New York, NY.

October 2011, Converge Dance Festival, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Conversations

November 2010, Selected by committee for DANCE/Strasser, The College at Brockport. Trio examining female relationships and dating rituals. Performed by Kathy Diehl, Rebecca McArthur, and Mariko Yamada. Music: “Maryann” by Ray Charles. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

Borderline

Solo co-choreographed with Vanessa VanWormer. Music: “Skeleton Lines” by Meredith Monk. Performed by Kathy Diehl. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

March 2010, American College Dance Association Conference. Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA.

November 2010, Selected by committee for DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport.

Traces

November 2009. Selected by committee for DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport. Duet examining themes of consequence and impulse. Performed by Kathy Diehl and Jane Walden. Music: “Rushing” by Moby. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

Ensemble works:

Snowbird

Choreographed during a guest artist residency at University of Nebraska in collaboration with 8 students. Music: “Forte” by Zoe Keating. Scheduled to premiere in January 2020 in Kearney, NE.

Lotus

Semi-improvisational work with 8 dancers created around images of emerging self and identity. Collaboration with Samuel Paytosh, Idaho State University music student who created an original work for the piano entitled “Blooming”. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

April 2019, created a 4 person version for a music video as part of the student journal Black Rock & Sage.

December 2018 (premiere), ISU Faculty Dance Concert, Stephens Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, Pocatello, ID.

Free to Be

Ensemble work with 6 dancers exploring the disco era, drawing particular attention to “Disco Demolition Night” in Chicago, 1979. Music: “I Put a Spell on You” by Nina Simone, “Rock Steady” by Aretha Franklin, “Got to Be Real” by Cheryl Lynn, “I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to Be Free” by Andra Day. Projections by ISU student Zachariah Mulberry. Costume design, Tara Young and Kathy Diehl.

December 2018 (premiere), ISU Faculty Dance Concert, Stephens Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, Pocatello, ID.

(Un)Recognized Space

Work for 5 dancers examining the negotiation of physical proximity and distance. Music: “Summer” by Vivaldi. Costume design, Kathy Diehl and Sandy White.

March 2018, American College Dance Association Conference, Adjudicated Concert. Performed by 5 ISU Students. University of Colorado Boulder.

January 2018, ISU Faculty Dance Concert, Frazier Hall, Pocatello, ID.

November 2013, Rochester Dance Project Choreography Showcase, Tango Cafe, Rochester, NY.

February 2011, Peer-reviewed and selected for America Dance Guild Festival, New York, NY. Performed by 5 students from The College at Brockport.

November 2010 (premiere) Danscore, Faculty Concert at The College at Brockport.

glassPoints

Five section work with 7 dancers exploring the music of Philip Glass. Created with students at Cleveland State University. Costume design and sound score, Kathy Diehl.

April 2017 (premiere), CSU Faculty Dance Concert, Cleveland Playhouse Square.

Fragments of a Haunted Mind

Four section work created with 9 students exploring the question “What are you haunted by?”. Collaboration with sound designer, Kelly Walker. Music: “Ghosts 01” by Nine Inch Nails, “rawema” by Signal, “Another version of the Truth” by Nine Inch Nails. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

April 2015 (premiere), Faculty Dance Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Hope

Three section work set on 9 students from Hobart William Smith Colleges. Inspired by Emily Dickinson poem, “Hope is the thing with Feathers”. Music: “Metamorphosis Four” by Joan Jeanrenaud, “Metamorphosis Two” by Philip Glass. Sound score and costume design, Kathy Diehl.

April 2014 (premiere), Faculty Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

Falling into Palpable Wonder

Created with 5 dancers for the First Niagara Fringe Festival. Music: “November” by Max Richter. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

September 2013 (premiere), Kilbourn Hall, Rochester, NY.

Velitations of the Friendly Kind

Quartet exploring female relationships and connection. Created during a one semester Visiting Assistant Professor appointment at Webster University. Music: “The Drug” by Royksopp. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

April 2012 (premiere). Faculty Concert, Webster University, St. Louis, MO.

Transcendence

Contemporary ballet work with 8 dancers from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Inspired by

“Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes”. Music: “Escape Artist” by Zoe Keating. Costume design, Kathy Diehl.

April 2011 (premiere), Faculty Concert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.

The Grace of the Monstrous Little Voice

Thesis work with 5 dancers addressing how we develop creative voice and individuality in dance training. Music: “Adobe Dog House” by Gideon Fredumann, “Slow Dissolve” by Meredith Monk, “Snake’s Kin” by Tim Hagans. Costume design by Kathy Diehl and Sandy White.

November 2009 (premiere). DANCE/Hartwell, The College at Brockport.

Choreography: Theatre Productions

Last Train to Nibroc (2019)

Choreographed sections for this two-character play under the direction of ISU theatre faculty, Joel Shura.

September 27, 28; October 3-5. Black Box Theatre, Stephens Performing Arts Center. Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance. Pocatello, ID

Shakespeare in Love (2019)

Choreographed dance sequences in the period style of this production under the direction of ISU theatre faculty, Vanessa Ballam.

April 12, 13, 18-20. Bistline Theatre, Stephens Performing Arts Center, Idaho State University Department of Theatre and Dance, Pocatello, ID

Presentations and Publications

January 2020     “Collaborative Discoveries: Trust, Empathy, and Meaning” Dance Education in Practice, Special Topics, Volume 6, Issue 2.

June 2019     Somatic Ballet: Developing Awareness of Self, Other, and Community. Presented during the NDEO/ISMETA Conference. New York, NY.

May 2019     Movement Based Self-Care. Presented during the ISU Wellness Symposium. Idaho State University, Department of Counseling, Pocatello, ID.

March 2019     Body Stories: Discovering Connections through Movement, Awareness, and Expression. Presentation for the Positive Body Image Symposium. Idaho State University, Gender Resource Center, Pocatello, ID.

October 2018     Cultivating Empathy to Create Connection. Presented at the National Dance Education Organization Conference, San Diego, CA.

September 2018   Somatic Practices and Dance Technique. Presented at the Idaho Dance Education Organization Conference, Twin Falls, ID.

July 2018     Cultivating Empathy to Create Connection. Presentation at the Somatic Dance Conference, Geneva, NY.

April 2018     No Manifesto: Challenging Expectations Regarding Gender and Dance. Presented at the Intermountain Gender and Sexuality Conference. Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.

March 2018     Body Image and Dancer Wellness. Presented at the Positive Body Image Symposium. Idaho State University. Gender Resource Center, Pocatello, ID.

April 2016     “The Mirror and Ballet Training: Do you know how much the mirror’s presence is really affecting you?” Published in Journal of Dance Education, April - June 2016, Volume 15, Number 2.

July 2016     Partnering the Space: A Journey from Inner to Outer and Back Again. Presented at the Somatic Dance Conference. Geneva, NY.

October 2014     Students as Choreographic Collaborators. Presented at the National Dance Education Organization Conference, Chicago, IL.

Awards, Honors, and Grants

October 2019 Elected President of the Idaho Dance Educators Organization

June 2019          Received Choreography Award from the Body Logic Dance Festival, Salt Lake City, UT.

May 2019            Awarded $12,000 seed grant from the ISU Office of Research for research proposal Creativity, Community, and Wellness: An Exploration of the Relationship between Phenomenology, Dance, and Laban Movement Analysis.

May 2018            Awarded $10,000 grant from the Bistline Foundation of Southeast Idaho to fund the Bill Evans Guest Artist Residency in October 2018.

2017- present     Received multiple smaller grants to support travel, professional development, and guest artist series and events at Idaho State University.

2015                    Elected for membership on the board of the New York State Dance Education Association.

2011                    Recipient of the Thayer Fellowship, a prestigious award recognizing the potential of an emerging artist in New York state.

2010                   Nominated by The College at Brockport for college-wide Graduate Student of the Year Award.

2009         Scholarship to attend Mark Morris Intensive

2008         Scholarship to attend Limon Summer Intensive

2007-2010     Recipient of the Graduate Teaching Assistantship

Additional Dance Training and Professional Development

2019         Integrated Movement Studies: Certification in Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals. Projected completion: January 2020

NDEO/OPDI Online course, Kinesiology. Completed November 2019.

2018         Shin Somatics, completed Level One, Geneva, NY.

Alexandra Beller Summer Intensive, New York, NY.

Pilates Mat Certification, Evolution Pilates, Rochester, NY

2017         NDEO/OPDI Online course, Dance Pedagogy.

Cleveland State University summer intensive. Classes with Monica Bill Barnes and Doug Gillespie (Kate Weare Company)

2016         Movement of the People, Winter Intensive, Barnard College, New York, NY.

2007-2018     Bill Evans Summer Teachers Workshops

2014         Doug Varone Choreography Intensive, Hunter College, New York, NY.

Completion of 200 hour yoga certification approved by Yoga Alliance

“Techniques for Self-Preservation”, New York State Dance Education Association annual winter workshop. New York, NY.

2013         Hofesh Schechter Dance Intensive, Cedar Lake Ballet studios, New York, NY.

2012         CORD Annual conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

“Technique and Technology”, New York State Dance Education Association annual winter workshop. New York, NY.

Dancer Wellness Initiative workshop, Callan-Harris Physical Therapy, Rochester, NY.

Salt Festival, Salt Lake City, UT. Studied with Marina Mascarell (Nederlands Dans Theatre), Vicky Cortes (Pina Bausch) and Paul Selwyn Norton (William Forsythe and Chunky Move).

Completion of Certification in Evans Technique.

2011, 2008     Doug Varone and Dancers Summer Intensive. The College at Brockport.

2010             MELT Movement Research: Tere O’Connor, Vicky Shick, Jeremy Nelson.

Doug Varone and Dancers Winter Intensive, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY.

2009         Mark Morris Dance Group Summer Intensive, Brooklyn, NY.

Gallim Dance Summer Workshop, The College at Brockport.

2008         Limon Company Summer Workshop, The College at Brockport.