Address:  Brooklyn, New York
CAREER GOALS: Dance Performance, Performance Curation, Arts Leadership, Fitness & Exercise Education

2019: Seminar - Genealogy of Critical Thinking in the Caribbean at CCCADI New York, June 2019
2018: Masters Candidate in Performance Curation at Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT
Executive Certificate in Arts and Culture Strategy from National Arts Strategies and University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
Atlantic Center for the Arts (Dance) Residency in Embodiology practice led by Dr. S. Ama Wray. New Smyrna, FL
CADD Conference: Dance Black Joy: Global Affirmations and Defiance at Duke University, NC
2017: Animal Flow Certification,
Evolve Diaspora Masters Workshop series - Haitian Dance Intensive with Nadia Dieudonne, Peniel Gerrier
2016: Functional Awareness: Anatomy in Action workshop, CADD Conference: Dancing the African Diaspora: Embodying the AfroFuture,
The Generative Dancer - Urban Bush Women Intensive,
Nanigo 2016: Umfundalai Dance Technique Intensive
2015: Edna Manley Summer Programme: Umfundalai Technique, Caribbean Dance, Modern, Folk Studies
Anatomy of Choice: 10 week course in Laban Movement Analysis, Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Anatomy/Kinesiology with Alexandra Beller,
Dancing While Black Fellowship Program 2015/2016
2014: Alexandra Beller/Dances Winter Workshop: Creative Practices for Advanced Movers, ChoreoLab with Alexandra Beller/Dances - 8 week Choreography facilitation program, Summer Intensive with Sydnie L. Mosley Dances
August 2005-May 2008: Adelphi University graduated with Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts. Winner of the Ruth St. Denis award from the dance dept. Faculty - Frank Augustyn, Nancy Brier, Leda Meredith, Trebien Pollard, Nick Seligson-Ross and Sharon Wong
2006:  Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive- Peter London, Christina Dakin, Melanie Person, Martha Graham Winter Intensive -Miki Orihara
2004: Toronto Dance Theatre Summer Workshop- Helen Jones, Christopher House
2003-2004: Ballet Creole School of the Performing Arts-Toronto. Faculty included Patrick Parson, Milton Myers, Helen Jones and Learie McNicolls
1991-2003: La Danse Caraibe (Heather Henderson-Gordon)- Trinidad and Tobago (modern, ballet, jazz)

2019: Choreographer:
‘US, Abundantly’ production - Traditional Carnival dance piece for Abundance Academy for the Arts, June 2019
2018: Performance Advisor
for Department of Youth and Community Development Step it Up NYC program.
2017: Choreographer: ‘LiveYard’ work in progress showing at Draftworks for Danspace Project, ‘Our Caribbean Spirit’ premiere at New Traditions Festival 2017, ‘ka-so-dansay’ premiere at New Traditions Festival 2017
Producer: OUR CARIBBEAN SPIRIT Video Interview Series featuring Caribbean Cultural Leaders
Editor: Our Caribbean Spirit Article Series
2016: ‘Neath De Mas’ premiere at New Traditions Festival 2016, ‘Kiskadee’ dance film for Douen Islands: Kiskadee (Trinidad)
2015: ‘Of Circles and Bright Colours’ premiere at New Traditions Showcase 2015, ‘Colliding Scopes/Circles of Inquiry’ premiere at University Settlement

2017-19 Member, Dance/NYC Immigrant.Arts.Dance Taskforce, NY
2017-19 Member, West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), NY
2016-19 Strategic Advisor, Renegade Performance Group
2016-19 Member, YouthCAN, NY

Creator - Caribbean/The Future Project, a curatorial platform investigating the what can the Caribbean become going forward, not only as a site of cultural autonomy and belonging but as an ongoing constructed project?
Social Media + Outreach Consultant for Institute of Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University |
Outreach Partner Dance/NYC
Assistant to Curator, Claire Tancons for her ‘Look For Me All Around You’ Performance + Talk series, 1 of the 3 curated exhibitions of Sharjah Biennial 14
2019: Co-Creator/Director New Traditions Choreographic Incubator Award Program
2016-19: Stage Manager for WIADCA New York Caribbean Carnival concert series
2016/17: Producer/Director for New Traditions Festival 2017: Our Caribbean Spirit
2017: Co-creator of DCC Youth Performing Arts Company
2015: Founding Artistic Director of ContempoCaribe (Candace Thompson)
2015: Producer/Director for New Traditions: A Showcase for Caribbean Choreographers
2015: Founding Director of Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE
2015: Elle NYTT New York Coordinator and Entertainment Director
2014: Associate Artistic Director of Sydnie L. Mosley Dances
2014: Co-facilitator for The Window Sex Project Workshops against Street Harassment
2014: Co-facilitator for Dancing for Justice performance/protest project by Brittany Williams
2013: Rehearsal Director of Sydnie L. Mosley Dances
July 2011-2014: Dance and Performance Institute Coordinator and Artist Liaison (Makeda Thomas, Trinidad and Tobago)  - Programs: New Waves! Institute, New Waves! Commission Project, Carnival Performance Institute
2008-2011: Teaching and Administrative Assistant to Artistic Director of INSPIRIT, a dance company, Christal Brown

Commissioned Essay - “The Invisible Work of Audience Development: Creating Connections in Immigrant Communities” for the Advancing Immigrants.Dance.Arts. research report by Dance NYC
Presentation - Caribbean/The Future: national, regional and diaspora considerations at the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University
Panelist - Immigrants. Dance. Arts: Supporting Immigrant Dance Artists in a Changing United States, Dance/USA 2019 Annual Conference, June 13 2019 Cleveland, OH
Presenter - Butterfly Burning: performativity and aesthetics | Contemporary African Art Fair 1-54 FORUM at Industria NY, May 2019
Facilitator - SharedSpace program facilitator at Mark Morris Dance Center, June 2019
: Panel - Immigrant and Foreign Born Artists in NYC Dance Workforce Panel for Dance NYC Symposium 2018
Podcast - Charting A Life as Culture Maker for the Secret Birds podcast, August 2018
Podcast - Staying Motivated Through Cultural Entrepreneurship for the Fabulous Fempreneurship podcast, December 2018
2017: Panel - DCC Townhall 2017: Cultural Appropriation in Caribbean Culture, June 2017
2016: Panel - Dancing While Black presents at BAX Artist Services Day panel, February 2016
Panel - Dance Enthusiast - Moving Caribbean in NYC a performance and panel discussion, November 2016
Podcast - Preserving Caribbean Culture Through Dance for Carry On Friends podcast, September 2016
2015: Panel - Carnival Studies Mas Colloquium - 'Mas Aesthetics: Exploring the Art of Mas' - presenting the talk 'Soca Dance Movement as it tells the story of Contemporary Carnival', April 2015

Dixon Place Artist-in-Residence
Adelphi University 10 Under 10 Alumni Honoree
651 ARTS Home in the Time of Brooklyn cohort
CUNY Dance Initiative Residency (for DCC)
Brooklyn Studios for Dance Residency (for DCC)

2019: Pregnancy and Post-Partum Instructor Training - ACE Fitness
2018: NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist Certification
Ace Metabolic Training Workshop
2017: NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist Live Workshop
Animal Flow Level 1 workshop intensive
2016: Advancements in Exercise Selection 2 - Brookbush Institute
Advancements in Resistance Training Program Design - Brookbush Institute
Advancements in Exercise Selection: Corrective Exercise Lab - Brookbush Institute
2014: TRX Suspension Trainer FORCE Level 2 Course
Kettlebell Level 1 Instructor Course
NASM Corrective Exercise Certification & Workshop
2013: TRX Rip Trainer Level 1
2012: TRX Level 1 Suspension Trainer Course
2011: ACE IFT Model Personal Trainer Course
2010: Turbokick Group Instructor Certification
2009: ACE Certified Personal Trainer Practical Workshop
2008: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Beg/Int Pilates Mat
2007: IFTA Group Instructor Certification/

Adjunct Co-Instructor - Course: Artistic Practice and Contemporary Community for the Performance and Interactive Media (PIMA) MFA program at Brooklyn College.
2018: Community Facilitator - Camille A. Brown & Dancers: Every.Body.Move. & Black Girl Spectrum programs
Masterclasses - Contemporary Caribbean Dance at Virginia Commonwealth University and The Ohio State University.
DCC Caribbean Dance Residency for Brooklyn Center at HUDDE Middle School Brooklyn
Masterclass - Soca Dance: Guest Faculty Movement of the People Dance Company Winter Intensive
2017: Soca Dance, ContempoCaribe and Repertory Residency at Oberlin College, Soca Dance workshops with Afrobeats Dance NYC, ContempoCaribe Masterclass for Barnard College Dance in the City Program
2016: Caribbean Dance workshop and repertory at Medgar Evers Preparatory College, Caribbean Dance workshops at Brooklyn High for the Arts (DCC), Teaching Artist for Caribbean Cultural Theater, New Traditions Residency workshops in Caribbean Dance, History, Appreciation and Performance (DCC), Soca Dance Residency at Academy for Young Writers, Afro Modern Dance Residency at PS 150 for MMDG, Soca Dance Masterclass at Syracuse University, Global Arts to Go Dance Specialist, Modern Dance Instructor at Mark Morris Dance Center and Brooklyn Arts Exchange
2015: Substitute Contemporary/Jazz and Improvisation/Composition Instructor at Sharon Miller Academy for the Performing Arts
Global Arts to Go Movement, Dance and Fitness Specialist leading dance, movement and fitness residencies in Public Schools in Brooklyn
Teen Modern Dance Instructor at Mark Morris Dance Group - FALL
Modern Dance Technique Instructor at Brooklyn Arts Exchange - FALL
Substitute Ballet and Fitness Instructor at Mark Morris Dance Group
Elle NYTT Soca Dance Workshop for Gamma Beta Delta Sorority SocaRobics Fundraiser
Afro Caribbean Dance Workshop/Movement Specialist at Brooklyn Arts Exchange Summer Camp
2014: ContempoCaribe Contemporary Dance Masterclass at La Danse Caraibe, Soca Dance Masterclasses at Syracuse University, Breakin Boundaries Studio, Dreamyard Preparatory School, Caribbeing Caribbean Film Night, Brooklyn Museum First Saturdays, Elle NYTT Trindad - Cascade Studio
2013-2014: Substitute teacher  in Dance Department at Dreamyard Preparatory High School
2011-2015: Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer for Crown Heights Yoga and Fitness
2010: Choreographer’s Assistant for INSPIRIT, a dance company, residency at University of Southern Mississipi
2010: Teaching/Choreography Assistant to Christal Brown for North Carolina teaching tour including Appalachian State University, North Carolina State University, Peace University, Elon College, Enloe Performing Arts High School
2009- 2011: Teaching Artist for INSPIRIT, a dance company, leading residencies at Bronx Charter School for the Arts, MS448, Clara Barton High School, Beacon High School, Harlem Children’s Zone
2009: Substitute Pilates instructor at Harbor Fitness Park Slope
2009- 2012 : Lucille Roberts (Ralph Ave, Fulton St, Grand Central, 14th St): Personal trainer, Fitness Instructor: Cardio, Total Body Toning, Interval Training, Turbo Kick, Soca Aerobics
2006-2008: Group Fitness Instructor: Adelphi University’s wellness program
1999-2004:  La Danse Caraibe Substitute Dance Teacher (ballet, modern)

Renegade Performance Group: ‘Ephemera’ a site-specific performance and film project at Socrates Scuplture Park in response to the ‘Chronos Cosmos: Deep Time, Open Space’ exhibition.
Renegade Performance Group: ‘Untamed Space’ excerpt at Hudson Guild - Pangaea Dance Festival, NY for Haiti Cultural Exchange; ‘A New Dimension’ at the Brooklyn Museum - Rodin, The Body in Bronze, NY
ContempoCaribe Project: ‘kah-so-dansay’ at Hudson Guid, Pangaea Dance Festival, NY for Haiti Cultural Exchange
2017: Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE:  ‘ka-so-dansay’ at New Traditions Festival 2017: Our Caribbean Spirit at Mark Morris Dance Center
Renegade Performance Group: ‘Untamed Space’ at Danspace Project and the Kennedy Center.‘Untitled Distances’ at Vassar College and Johnson College, ‘Untamed Space’ Film, Arts East NY Summer Saturdaze,
Laura Barbata: ‘Ocean’s Calling’ at United Nations Headquarters for World Ocean’s Day
ContempoCaribe: ‘LiveYard’ at Danspace’s Draftwork Series, ‘Of Circles and Bright Colours’- Black Herstory Month at Dixon Place, WIADCA 50th Anniversary Gala’, BK Live interview and performance excerpt ‘Neath de Mas’
2016: Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE: New Traditions Festival 2016: Dance Your Caribbean! At GK Arts Center Brooklyn - Facing Home:Love and Redemption by Chris Walker and Kevin Ormsby
Renegade Performance Group 'Aerodrome' at Judson Church, ‘The Inscription Project’ at Special Effects Festival
SLMDances at Roland Park Country School, The Field’s 30 Year Fieldday
Brooklyn Ballet: featured act in Brooklyn Nutcracker at Brooklyn Museum
ContempoCaribe: Douen Islands: Kiskadee at Alice Yard Trinidad and Tobago, Brooklyn Arts Council Awards Ceremony, Dancing While Black: jumpin' fences Mar 5, 2016, ’Neath De Mas’ at New Traditions Festival
2015: Renegade Performance Group: Premiere of the evening length work, ‘The Inscription Project’ at Irondale Theater for FLICFest 2015, Excerpt of 'The Inscription Project’ at WHAT’S UP Downtown APAP Showcase, The AFROFUTURISM series piece -'Hidden Tracks' at Bryant Park Summer Dance Series, The AFROFUTURISM series at DraftWorks at Danspace Projects, 'The AFROFUTURISM Series' RPG November Season at Irondale Theater
Elle NYTT:  Cabaret at Irondale Theater - Soca Performance, Video Project - Patrice Roberts ‘Ah Feeling Mehself'
Obika Dance Theater (Brittany Williams) - Winter Follies at Spoke the Hub, performing excerpt of 'Mma Memoir’; La Femme: A Female Choreographer’s Showcase (Chicago) - performing the premiere of ‘Mma Memoir’
Sydnie L. Mosley Dances: Performances of ‘CAKE’ at Smack Mellon Gallery curated event ‘Moving Spirits to Enlightenment: Performing for Black Lives’, excerpt of ‘The Window Sex Project’ at BAAD!Ass Women Festival Sole Sisters Concert and at the annual NYC Anti-Street Harassment Rally, 'What Does Freedom Mean?' at Af. Am. Studies Department at New York City College of Technology for Women's History Month, 'Body Business' at The Performance Project at University Settlement
Areytos Performance Works (Sita Frederick) - Performing 'Why did El Pollo Cross La Calle... To get to the Otro Lado’ for the Harlem Stage Takeover part of the E-MOVES: CELEBRATING JAMES BALDWIN AND BILLIE HOLIDAY program, the 29th Annual International Performance Mix Festival at HERE NYC and LMCC Process Space Residency Open Studio
ContempoCaribe:'Of Circles and Bright Colours' at New Traditions: A Showcase for Caribbean Choreographers , 'Colliding Scopes/Circles of Inquiry' as guest artist for DAPLINE! at The Performance Project at Univesity Settlement,   'Colliding Scopes/Circles of Inquiry' at FABnyc's Dance Space BLOCK Fall Sharing in collaboration with University Settlement
2014: The Request Band (Soca Music Band, Brooklyn, NY):  Resident Choreographer/Back up Dancer: Wii Fete at Pulse 48 - Labour Day event, Pitch Black 2014 - Foreign Accent Promotions NYE event
ContempoCaribe: Solo performance: ‘Of Circles and Bright Colours’ at Spoke the Hub
Sydnie L. Mosley Dances- member of company (2012), rehearsal director (2013), Associate Artistic Director (2014)- 'The Window Sex Project' 2012- 2014 - Red Carpet Theater, Cornell University, Barnard College, Duke University, Joyce Soho, Movement Research at Judson Church. ‘CAKE’ (2014) - The Alchemical Theater, The Schermerhorn Theater, Barnard College.
ELLE NYTT (Trinidad and Tobago/New York)- member of Company (2008), NY Coordinator/Choreographer (2014), Tv Feature on BK Live, Masterclasses at Syracuse University,
Areytos Performance Works (Sita Frederick) - Solo performer for 'Why did El Pollo Cross La Calle... To get to the Otro Lado' at Casita Maria, Bronx, NY
Renegade Performance Group (Andre Zachery) - 'Ultraviolations' excerpt of The Inscription Project for Summer Stage at Herbert Von King Park, 'Hidden Tracks' for Downtown Brooklyn Partnership's Performing in the Streets Series and RPG Residency at Brooklyn College for The Inscription Project
2012/13: Forces of Nature Dance Theater – performing apprentice (2012-2013) - Regeneration Kwanzaa Night - Apollo Theater, Winter Solstice Celebration - St.John The Divine, St. Francis Day Feast - St.John The Divine
Skin -The Tina Thompson Dance Company – guest artist (2013): Evolution Project at Aaron Davis Hall June 2013
Makeda Thomas - member of company (2009-2013) : 10th anniversary season at NYLA June 2013; Sighting Freedom at Canalside- Buffalo, NY; excerpt of the solo Freshwater at Hofstra University
Brooklyn Ballet- Guest Performer for 2012/2013 Season
2011: Heather Henderson Gordon -Production ‘H' (Trinidad and Tobago)- Soloist in Deception
Christal Brown-INSPIRIT, a dance company- Member of Company (2008-2011) and assistant to the Artistic Director - performed all repertory at venues locally and nationally including Kaatsbaan International Performing Arts Center, University of Southern Mississippi, Middlebury College, Kumble Theater, Tribeca Performing Arts Center and Dance Theater Workshop
Germaul Barnes/Viewsic Expressions Dance – Where the Brook meets the River -THPAC- Souls of Our Feet : People of Color Dance Festival
Machel Montano HD Backup Dancer: for Soca Monarch Competition presentation of 'Advantage'
2010: Mother Industries-Microsoft Xbox Kinect game Times Square launch event
Trebien Pollard- Past /Forward 2010: a Tisch Dance Alumni Celebration performing Red Resounding Resonance
2009: Souloworks/Andrea E Woods and dancers- Souls of Our Feet : People of Color Dance Festival performing I've Got Wings
2008: Pickup Performance- Rehearsal understudy for Trying Times by David Gordon
Jennifer Muller/The Works- Scholarship student
Dancers Emergency Relief Fund Benefit Performance- Rorschach Test by Leda Meredith
Dance Adelphi Spring production- works by Oliver Daehler, Leda Meredith and Martha Graham restaged by Marnie Woods
Machel Montano HD back up dancer- for local Carnival festival tour (Trinidad and Tobago) and the ‘Blazin d Trail/Rollin' music video
2007: Dance Adelphi Fall and spring productions- works by Nicholas Seligson-Ross, Janis Brenner, Trebien Pollard
American Dance Festival (NC)- Soloist in How Long Brethren by Helen Tamiris, reconstruction by Dianne McIntyre
2006: Dance Adelphi Fall and spring productions- works by Leda Meredith, Trebien Pollard
2004-05:Trinity Dance Theatre (Trinidad and Tobago)  - member of company
Astor Johnson Repertory Dance Theatre (Trinidad and Tobago) - member of company
2003-04: Ballet Creole Touring Performance Ensemble (Canada) - member of company