Visiting Instructor of Dance
Joined Alma College Faculty in 2012
7141 Heritage Center
Office Hours: MWF- 11:25-12:30; TH 2:30-3:30
Formerly a soloist with the ballet of the Teatr Wielki in Lodz, Poland and the Cork City Ballet in Cork, Ireland. Also a previous member of the Slovene National Ballet (Maribor, Slovenia), Opera na Zamku (Szczecin, Poland), San Diego Ballet, California Ballet and Utah Ballet. Principal guest artist for Ballet West UK (Sugarplum Fairy/Nutcracker) and Salt Lake City Ballet (Kitri/Don Quixote). Experience includes the complete classical repertoire and notable roles include the title role in Giselle, Clara/Sugarplum Fairy/Arabian/Snow Queen (Nutcracker), Aurora/Fairy of Delicacy/White Cat (Sleeping Beauty), Le Corsaire pas de deux/ Odalisque pas de trois, Lead Princess (Firebird), Odette/Odile, Polish Princess, Neopolitan Dance (Swan Lake), Prelude (Les Sylphides). Has created principal roles for Giorgio Madia and Eddy Toussiant (among others). Regular guest teacher for San Diego Civic Youth Ballet.
- MFA, University of Utah Department of Ballet (2011)
- BA, Butler University (2004)
Career strategies for Dancers, Sports Psychology for Dancers, Dance Therapy, Ballet Methodology, Post- Glasnost Theatrical development in former Soviet Bloc countries, Eastern European artistic movements
Recent Courses Taught
- Dance History I.
- Ballet III.
- Ballet II.