Teaching Testimonials & Student Evaluations

Teaching testimonials available here.

Dance 122, Duke University, student evaluations available here

Dance 121, Duke University, student evaluations available here

Recent University Teaching


Dance 122: Intermediate Ballet, Duke University

GSF 290S/Dance 290S: Body Image and Gender, Duke University
Dance 121: Advanced Beginning Ballet, Duke University

Workshops and Guest Lectures

Dance Psychology Workshop: Flow States: Guest Lecture for Dance and Dance Science Majors at Elon University

Professional Seminar on Auditioning: Guest Lecture for Dance Majors at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati (CCM)

Ballet & Biomechanics Parts 1 and 2: Guest Lecture Series for Dance Science Majors at Elon University

Gender, Race, & George Balanchine: Guest Lecture for Introduction to Dance (Dance 101) at Duke University

Repertory from Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake: Guest Lecture for Intermediate Ballet (Dance 122) at Duke University

Embodiment and Objectification: Guest Lecture for Gender in Dance & Theater (Dance 368) at Duke University

Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity Workshop for DuArts (umbrella organization overseeing 70 student organizations)

Guest Artist for Bass Connections Research Project: Performing Embodied Communities at Duke University

Intermediate Modern Guest Instructor at Duke University

Musical Theater Repertoire Masterclass at Duke University

Contemporary, Improvisation, and Composition Workshops at Duke University

Performer Wellness Workshops at Duke University

Jazz and Musical Theater Workshops at Duke University

Customized Yoga Workshops at Duke University

Teaching statement and video recordings of dance classes available upon request
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Remote Ballet Tips:

A selection of remote ballet tip videos created during COVID-19

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