An Update from the Choreography Studio

In January, I wrote about the challenges of starting a new piece of choreography for the new year. As sometimes happens with creative work, those plans fell through, but I am excited to have found another choreographic outlet. On March 17 and 18, Jonathan and I will...

2017

I am a sucker for new beginnings. Growing up, every September offered a desperately-welcomed chance to reinvent myself in the eyes of my peers. The start of summer dance intensives marked a time to renew my commitment to the art of ballet and the pursuit of it’s...
A Year of Yes

A Year of Yes

It’s 12:21 and I can’t sleep. This is unusual for me. I am, generally, a person who relishes an early bed time – perhaps to a fault. But it’s the time of year when the mundane aspects of my jobs – the grade entry and record updating and...
The Hundred Languages of Dance

The Hundred Languages of Dance

I am very blessed to have the opportunity to intern this semester with the National Dance Education Organization, based in Silver Spring, MD. NDEO does amazing work advocating for dance eduction and creating a national support support system for dance educators in...
saying yes

saying yes

recently, i came across this article by tina fey about her “secret to success”. those who know me well, know how much i adore tina, most especially her iconic character liz lemon on 30 rock (some might even argue that i am the real-life embodiment of lemon...
for sandy hook elementary, and us all

for sandy hook elementary, and us all

we are all capable of umimaginable violence and unimaginable good. as an artist, i am so grateful to belong to a community who reminds the world of that fact in their work each day, uncovering our darkness and our light. today and every day, may we choose good, may we...