RESUME

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, May 2011

  • Minors: Dance and Spanish

Study Abroad, Puebla, Mexica, January 2009

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Take Centerstage Dance Challenge, Johnston, RIJanuary 2008 - Present

  • Director of Operations and Marketing, January 2008 - Present

  • Faculty, March 2012 - Present

    • Assist in the overall vision and direction of the competition, including policy changes, faculty selections, and event logistics

    • Oversee the marketing efforts of the competition, including preparation of print materials, social media updates, online advertising, maintenance of web presence, and distribution of marketing materials

    • Develop, code, and maintain the scoring and scheduling system

    • Communicate with studio owners and parents as needed for assistance with schedule questions, event information, and registration instructions

    • Identify and target areas of growth and create and implement growth strategies

    • Manage budgetary information, including the creation and maintenance of a company budget, and actively pursue cost-savings opportunities and areas to maximize profits

    • Perform accounting services, including updating studio accounts with payment, processing payments, applying discounts and credits, and invoicing customers as required

    • Communicate with studio owners regarding event-specific information, company mission, event feedback, and as requested

    • Teach jazz and lyrical master classes at regional conventions, regional competition events, and national competition events

    • Judge routines as needed, providing constructive commentary to dance students in order to deliver a quality educational experience

Maureen's School of Dance, Chesapeake, VAAugust 2012 - Present

  • Co-Vice President, Spotlight Dance Team, August 2013 - Present

  • Instructor, August 2012 - Present

    • Develop curriculum for summer intensives including dance technique, overall fitness/conditioning, and performance

    • Choreograph competitive routines for students aged ten through eighteen, including solos, duos/trios, small groups, large groups, and productions in jazz, lyrical, contemporary, open, and musical theatre styles

    • Create ballet curriculum for advanced students and utilize curriculum standards to evaluate advanced students bi-annually

    • Formulate curriculum, instruct classes, and choreograph performance pieces for students aged five through eighteen in ballet, tap, jazz, pre-pointe, lyrical, contemporary, and acrobatic styles

    • Assist Owner and Director in administrative tasks incuding curriculum development and website creation/maintenance

Western Branch High School, Chesapeake, VAAugust 2014 - Present

  • Dance Team Coordinator

    • Choreograph performance routines for the dance team for marching band performances and competitions, including field routines, parade routines, and stand dances

    • Coordinate with band director and fellow coaches to actively recruit new students and develop strategic recruitment efforts to ensure future success of the band program

    • Assist in choreography for the entire band, including instrument players, majorettes, and color guard

    • Assist in marching drill for the entire band with a focus on formation, step style, precision, and posture

Centerstage Dance Academy, Seekonk, MA, January 2005 - October 2011

  • Assistant Director

    • Instructed classes in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and technique to students ranging from preschool to adult

    • Choreographed routines for competitive students, including solos, duo/trios, small groups, and large groups in jazz, lyrical, and open styles

    • Created curriculum and instructed jazz, lyrical, and technqiue master classes for advanced students

Delaware Dance Fever, Newark, DE, September 2007 - May 2011

  • Choreographer, September 2009 - May 2011

  • Secretary, May 2010 - May 2011

  • Special Events Chair, May 2009 - May 2010

  • Fundraising Chair, May 2008 - May 2009