Education

AKBILD logoDoctor of Philosophy PhD
2019 – Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna, Austria 

OSU LogoMaster of Fine Arts in Dance
2016-2019 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Earlham CollegeBachelor of Arts in Music Composition
2012-2016 Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana

NYArts programNew York Arts Program
2013-2014 , Joffrey Ballet School, New York City, New York

LPC United World College.International Baccalaureate Diploma
2010-2012 Li Po Chun United World College, Hong Kong SAR

Training 

Workshops and Intensives

MELT, Movement Research
2020, Virtual 
Dr. Thomas DeFrantz: What is This Black?

Workshops, Zoom
Dreamocracy in America: Creative Conversation with Guillermo Gomez Peña
Nita Little, Lions Jaw Festival 

Gibney Dance
2020 Manhattan, New York City 
Marion Spencer 
Wesley Ensminger
Enzo Celli 

MELT, Movement Research
2020 Manhattan, New York City
Mayfield Brooks: Improvising While Black as Movement Practice 

Movement Research
2019 Manhattan, New York City
KJ Holmes: The Athletics of Intimacy
Klein Technique: Barbara Mahler

ImpulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival
2019 Vienna, Austria
Guillermo Gomez-Peña and Balitronica Gomez (La Pocha Nostra): Exercises for Rebel Artists
Kira Kirsch: Axis Syllabus 
Alleyne Dance: Afro-Fusion 
Miguel Gutierrez: Baby, this is what you came for or I’m walking on my future
STORM: Popping and Animation 

IDOCDE: International Documentation of Contemporary Dance Education 

Masters of Fine Arts in Dance Program, Department of Dance
2016-2019
 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Faculty: Bebe Miller, Eddie Taketa, Susan Petry, Norah Zuniga Shaw, André Zachary
Jennifer Monson: Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art Nature and Dance 
Vida Midgelow: Practice as Research (PaR)
Susan Rethorst: A Choreographic Mind: Autobodygraphical Writings
Angie Hauser: Risky Weight Improvisation 
Katherine Profeta: Dramaturgy in Motion

Livable Futures
2019 Columbus, Ohio
Michael J. Morris and Kelly Klein: Dancing Body Magic 

PlayFight Intensive
2019 Anghiari, Italy
Bruno Caverna: Non-Resistance, Brutal Self-Honesty, Connectivity 

ImpulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival
2018 Vienna, Austria
Laura Aris: Partnering Tools
Juan Jesus Guiraldi: Movimiento Constante
Keith Hennessy: Political Witchcraft for The Current Era 
German Jauregui: Ultima Vez Vocabulary 
Mary Overlie: The Six Viewpoints 
Shelley Senter: Trisha Brown and Alexander Technique 
Meg Stuart and Moriah Evans: Radical Scheming, Collective Dreaming 
David Zambrano: Advanced Flying Low 

Women in Dance Leadership Conference
2018 Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York City
Liz Lerman
Sidra Bell
Tzveta Kassabova

Dance Studies Association Conference, DSA/CHORD
2017
 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Ann Cooper Albright: Training for a Political Body: Responsiveness, Resistance, Resilience 
Takahiro Yamamoto: Direct Path to Detour 


Other Professional Training

Open Doors and Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART) Training
2016 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 

Rape Agression Defense (R.A.D), Self-defense Certification
2015 Earlham College, Indiana 

Energy Healing, Reiki Certification
2010 Tehran, Iran