It was such an honor to be nominated and recognized by my students at William Paterson University as an Everyday Hero – an honor created to show appreciation to faculty that went above and beyond to inspire and support students. I would not be where I am without my own teachers and mentors who pushed me to be better when they saw room for growth, who grounded me as I branched into new directions and explorations, and supported me as a whole person. They not only taught me dance, but led by example, cared about me as an individual, and…
Everyday Hero Award
I am as inspired as ever to be working with the wonderful Limón4Kids program headed up by Roxane D’orleans! This Monday we get to see the Hamilton Heights elementary students take the stage to share their work that was inspired by José Limón’s Choreographic Offering! Watching the students use their bodies to explore his ideas, movement principles, and master works before taking it into their own creations, is EMBODIMENT IN ACTION…. through this process and context, dance history forever remains alive and fuels our future artists!
Over the last 12 months I have had the opportunity to work with some incredible students, teachers, and organizations! Here is a brief overview of some of these experiences: New York Philharmonic – Offering pre-concert movement workshops in full period dress! Limon4Kids – Working with NYC public school children 2nd-8th grade. Mile Square Theater – Working with K-2 students in an after school program New York Baroque Dance Company – Teaching open classes at the Mark Morris Dance Center New York University and William Paterson University – Working with graduate and undergraduate students as an adjunct professor in Baroque Dance,…