Creative Movement Specialist

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EDUCATION

2004 - 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Study (Summa Cum Laude)

  • New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
    Concentration: Gender/Sexuality Studies and Performance Theory

2006 - 2008
Certificate in Acting

  • The Maggie Flanigan Studio, New York City, NY
    Conservatory style training in the Sanford Meisner Technique



SPECIFIC TRAINING

2020
Allan Wayne Work

  • Received direct one on one coaching and mentorship from Brenna Palughi (Pace) in the Allan Wayne Work, as developed by Paul Langland (NYU, ETW).

2006 - 2010
Loyd Williamson Movement Technique

  • Trained under Nathan Flower (Tisch School of the Arts, NYU) and Danielle Liccardo (Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers)

2011
Pilobolus Workshop

  • Studied group dynamics and creative physical composition with members of Pilobolus dance company



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2009 - Present
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

  • Meisner Studio - Adjunct Movement Instructor, Williamson
  • Open Arts Studio (2010 - 2015) - Adjunct Movement Instructor
  • Summer at Tisch (2014 - 2017) - High School Program Movement Instructor

2016 - Present
The Terry Knickerbocker Studio

  • Movement Instructor, Level I-III Loyd Williamson Technique

2017 - Present
The New School, Parsons

  • Professor of Performance in Design for MFA Fashion Design & Society

2018 - Present
Movement For Everybody

  • Founder, Creative Director
  • Curriculum designer and instructor

2020
Kimball Studio

  • Instructor, Acting On Camera and Ballistics

2010 - 2018
The Maggie Flanigan Studio

  • Head of Movement Department
  • Movement Instructor, Level I-III Loyd Williamson Technique
  • Director and Instructor, Performance Project: Movement and Design

2011
Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory for High School Students

  • Instructor of Movement and Physical technique in Performance

2012
Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, MFA program

  • Substitute Movement Instructor



WORKSHOPS AND CORPORATE EVENTS

2018
Brain Integration and Hemispheric Lifestyle Training Program

  • Movement Workshop exploring emotion in the body. Held for practitioners working with adults and children with cognitive disorders
  • Program designed by Dr. Robert Melillo, acclaimed Neuroscientist and researcher

2017
Rikers Correctional Facility

  • Movement Workshop with Incarcerated Men age 18-21, in collaboration with Parsons School of Design, MFA Program in Fashion Design and Society

2016 & 2017
Parsons School of Design

  • Performance of Design Workshop for MFS Fashion Design and Society second years



CREATIVE EXPERIENCE: ACTING

TV / Web

  • Outcast (Season 1) - Cinemax, Series Regular
  • Outcast (Season 2) - Cinemax, Recurring Role
  • MindHunter - Netflix, Dir. David Fincher, Guest Star
  • Mr. Robot - USA, Guest Star/Recurring Role
  • Blindspot - NBC, Guest Star
  • The Haunted (Pilot) - SyFy, Guest Star/Recurring Role
  • Law and Order: Criminal Intent - NBC, Guest Star
  • Patience - Web, Recurring Role
  • PX: This - Web, Series Regular

Film

  • Tuesdays After the News - Independent (Short), Dir. Marcela Biven
  • The Ultimate (By Lou Fescano) - Independent (Short), Dir. Michaelle Uranowitz
  • Like Mother Like - Independent (Short), Dir. Marcela Biven
  • Matter & Manner - Independent (Short), Dir. Nigel DeFriez
  • The Madness of the Day - Independent, Dir. Daniel Hoesl
  • Ramblin’ Round - Independent, Dir. Ryan Bennett
  • The Absence - Independent, Dir. Alex DeMille

Theater

  • Activate Kinetic Groove - Hudson Valley Moving Co., St. John’s Parrish Hall
  • Gaslit - Virago Performance Company, The Wild Project
  • The Vagina Monologues - Mightee Sheero, Cherry Lane Theater & NY Correctional Facilities
  • A Female Philoctetes - Aquila Theater Company, BAM Fisher
  • The Kimono Project (staged reading) - Ma-Yi Theater Company, Theater for a New Audience



ORIGINAL WORKS / CHOREOGRAPHY

LION DANCE with Chen Chen and Kai Williams for Kvadrat

July 2017: Brooklyn, NY and London, UK


  • Directed and Choreographed video presented with Costume designed by Chen and Kai for London Design Festival

Portraits with Aerial East

May 2017: National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY


  • Live performance with musician Aerial East and string ensemble

CALYX Intimates, Feast of Flora

September 2017: Saipua, Brooklyn, NY


  • Performance for acclaimed Natural Dyer and Designer Cara Marie Piazza clothing line with dinner by Chef Elisa Da Prato

BODE NYFW: M

February 2017: Skylight Clarkson Sq, New York, NY


  • Fashion Presentation for Bode AW Menswear Collection ’17

Iconic Classics 

September 2016: New York, NY


  • Video for Iconic Classics Brand

Office Space 

May 2016: Haeler Echo, New York, NY


  • with score by Alexis Georgopoulos

Diorama Dialogues

March 2016: Jack Chiles Gallery, Greenwich St Studio, New York, NY 


  • with score by TINT

Tiny Parties

November 2014: Movement Research at Judson Church, New York, NY

April 2015: Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY

KID

June 2014: SOAK festival at LEIMAY, Brooklyn NY
December 2013: Movement Research Festival at St. Marks Church/Danspace, New York, NY

One Less Three 

May 2014: Will Brown, San Fransisco, CA
May 2014: Chin’s Push, Los Angeles, CA

Astrology IRL
February 2014: Jack Chiles Gallery, New York, NY

  • Fashion Presentation of new streetwear line
, in collaboration with Morgan Rehbock, resident astrologer for DIS Magazine

Behavior in Three Directions, Solo

August 2013: Home Alone 2 Gallery, New York, NY

  • In collaboration with Breathing Works (Dana Dart-McLean and Christopher Garrett)

Me Doing You Doing Elvis

March 2013: TAI Group, New York, NY



FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2013 - 2013 LEIMAY Black Studio Fellow

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