Brooke Gessay McNamara

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Brooke Gessay McNamara

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Education

MFA in Dance – Choreography and Performance
Secondary emphasis in Somatic Studies (Yoga)
Center for Humanities and the Arts Fellow 2010-11
University of Colorado – Boulder, December 2013

BA in Dance and English, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa:
Connecticut College, May 2003

Viniyoga Certification: 200 hour: Old Town Yoga, Fort Collins, CO, 2011

Kids Yoga Certification: Yoga Ed, Boulder, CO, 2012

UNIVERSITY TEACHING and FACILITATION

Dance and Popular Culture (large lecture course) Fall 2013
University of Colorado-Boulder
Fall Semester Undergraduate Course fulfilling Literature and the Arts Core
Co-developed first syllabus, course content, readings
*Graduate Part Time Instructor

Yoga 1/ Lecture and Practice Fall 2013
Naropa University
Fall Semester Undergraduate and Graduate Course
*Adjunct Faculty

Yoga History, Theory, and Philosophy Fall 2013
Naropa University
Fall Semester Undergraduate and Graduate Course
*Teaching Assistant

Yoga 3/ Lecture and Practice Fall 2013
Naropa University
Fall Semester Undergraduate and Graduate Course
*Teaching Assistant, Guest Teacher

Modern Technique and Creative Movement for Youth Summer 2013
CU Graduate Touring Company: Community Engagement
Elementary, Middle, and High School Students
Week long residency
Worked with themes of water conservation
Trinidad, CO and surrounding areas

Beginning Modern Technique with Somatic Awareness Spring 2013
University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring Semester Course for Non-Dance Majors
*Graduate Part Time Instructor

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary Technique Spring 2013
ACDFA- North Western Conference
Southern Utah University
Master Class
Dance Majors

Yoga for Dancers Spring 2013
ACDFA- North Western Conference
Southern Utah University
Master Class
Dance Majors

Looking at Dance Spring 2013
University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring Semester Undergraduate Lecture Course for Majors and Non-Majors
*Teaching Assistant, Guest Lecturer, Recitation Instructor

Dance and Civic Engagement Spring 2013
University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring Semester Undergraduate Course – Community Engagement
*Teaching Assistant

Introduction to Dance and Culture Spring 2013
University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring Semester Undergraduate Lecture Course
*Guest Lecturer on Dance and Religion

Beginning Ballet with Experience Fall 2012
University of Colorado-Boulder
Fall Semester Course for Non-Dance Majors
*Graduate Part Time Instructor

Yoga 1/ Lecture and Practice Fall 2012
Naropa University
Fall Semester Undergraduate and Graduate Course
*Teaching Assistant, Guest Teacher

Beginning Modern Technique with Somatic Awareness Summer 2012
University of Colorado-Boulder
Summer Session Undergraduate Course for Non-Dance Majors
*Graduate Part Time Instructor

Introduction to Dance and Culture Spring 2012
University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring Semester Undergraduate Lecture Course
*Teaching Assistant, Guest Lecturer on Dance and Religion

Looking at Dance Spring 2012
University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring Semester Undergraduate Lecture Course
*Teaching Assistant, Guest Lecturer, Recitation Instructor

Yoga 2/ Lecture and Practice Spring 2012
Naropa University
Spring Semester Course for Undergraduates and Graduates
*Teaching Assistant, Guest Teacher

Creative Dance for Children Fall 2011
University of Colorado-Boulder
Fall Semester Course for Dance Majors – Community Engagement
*Graduate Part Time Instructor

Modern Technique and Creative Movement for Youth Summer 2011
CU Graduate Touring Company: Community Engagement
Elementary, Middle, and High School Students
Week long residency
Worked with themes of multiculturalism and diversity
Trinidad, CO and surrounding areas

Introduction to Dance and Culture
Spring 2011
University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring Semester Undergraduate Lecture Course
*Guest Lecturer on History of Somatic Practice

ADDITIONAL MOVEMENT TEACHING & FACILITATION

Movement/ Improvisation Facilitation Fall 2013
The Integral Living Room
International Conference on Integral Theory and Practice, Boulder, CO
*Movement Facilitation for 100+ Participants

Movement/ Somatic Practice Facilitation Fall 2013
Lotus Lounge Integral Spiritual Practice for Women
International Conference for Women, Boulder, CO
*Movement, Partnering, and Somatic Practice for 40+ Participants

Modern Technique and Creative Movement for Children Spring 2012-Present
Running River Elementary School, Boulder, CO
Grades K-5th
*Dance Teacher, Choreographer for Winter and Spring School Plays

FreeBird Creative Dance for Kids Spring 2013
Jewish Community Center, Boulder, Boulder, CO
Ages 2-4
*Creative Dance Teacher

‘Moving Perspectives’ Fall 2012
Interdisciplinary Course including Lecture (Religious Studies material) & Dance
The Integral Center, Boulder, CO
*Course Creator, Teacher, Integral Center Faculty Member

FreeBird Creative Dance for Kids Summer and Fall 2012
The Integral Center, Boulder, CO
Ages 2-4
*Creative Dance Teacher, Integral Center Faculty Member

Contemporary Technique and Somatic Practice Summer 2012
The Integral Center, Boulder, CO
Adult, All Levels Technique Class
*Teacher, Integral Center Faculty Member

‘Dancing the Way’ Spring 2012
Course on Creative Process and Performance in Dance for Adults, All Levels
Community Dance Collective, Boulder, CO
*Teacher

Introduction to Contemporary Technique and Artistry in Dance Spring 2012
Course for Adults, All Levels
Community Dance Collective, Boulder, CO
*Teacher

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary Dance Technique Fall 2011-2012
Weekly Classes for Adults
Community Dance Collective, Boulder, CO
*Teacher

‘Love, Death, and Intimacy’ Fall 2011
Weekend Retreat on Integral Zen Practice
Naropa University, Boulder, CO
*Movement Facilitation for 50+ Participants

Modern Technique and Creative Dance for Youth Summer 2011
Workshops and Weekly Classes
The Family Learning Center, Boulder, CO
Elementary and Middle School Youth
*Teacher

Modern Technique and Choreography for Youth Spring 2011
Weekly Classes for Latino(a) Performing Group
Manhattan Middle School, Boulder CO
*Co-Facilitator

Creative Movement and Creative Writing 2004-2009
9-25 week Residencies for At-Risk Youth in Public Schools
Pre-K – 5th grade
Workshops for Teaching Artists and Public School Teachers
Performing Arts Workshop, San Francisco, CA
*Senior Teaching Artist

Mentoring to Teaching Artists and Elementary School Teachers 2007-2009
Performing Arts Workshop, San Francisco, CA
*Artist Mentor, Teacher Coach

Contemporary Technique and LEVYdance Repertory Winter 2009
One-Week Residency at DeSales University, Center Valley, PA
Classes and Rehearsals with Undergraduate Dance Majors
*Co-Facilitator with Benjamin Levy and LEVYdance

LEVYdance Kids 2007-2008
Creative Movement Classes for Kids
Ages 4-8
Studio Gracia, San Francisco, CA
*Teacher, Curriculum Design

LEVYdance Summer Intensive June 2008
One-week Summer Intensive for Professional and Pre-Professional Dancers
Studio Gracia, San Francisco, CA
*Co-Facilitated with Benjamin Levy and LEVYdance

LEVYdance Adult Contemporary Dance Technique 2004
Studio Gracia, San Francisco, CA
*Substitute Teacher

‘Emotion in Motion’ 2003
Creative Dance Workshops for 5th Graders
Part of San Diego City Schools’ Balboa Park Program
*Co-Facilitated with members of Malashock Dance

Modern Dance Technique for Youth 2003
Technique Classes for Middle Schoolers
Children’s Dance Center at Connecticut College, New London, CT
*Assistant to Director

YOGA/ SOMATIC TEACHING and FACILITATION

Yoga for Kids Spring 2012-Present
Running River Elementary School, Boulder, CO
Grades K-5th
*Youth Yoga Instructor

Yoga for Kids Fall 2012-Present
12-15 Week Residencies in Public Schools
The Wellness Initiative, Boulder, CO
Grades K-High School
*Youth Yoga Instructor

All Levels Flow Yoga Spring 2013-Present
Weekly Classes for Adults
Studio Be Yoga, Boulder, CO
*Yoga Instructor

Two Arrows Zen Retreat Fall 2013
Daily Yoga for Zen Practitioners on Week-long Retreat
Two Arrows Zen Center, Salt Lake City, UT
*Yoga Instructor

Yoga for Wellness Fall 2013
Weekly Classes for Adults
University of Colorado-Boulder
*Yoga Instructor

Longmont Dance Theater Summer Intensive Summer 2013
Daily Yoga for Ballet Dancers in Two-Week Intensive
Middle and High School Ages
Longmont, CO
*Yoga Instructor

All Levels Flow Yoga Summer 2013
Weekly Classes for Adults
The Integral Center, Boulder, CO
*Yoga Instructor, Integral Center Faculty Member

Seven-Week Series on the Chakra System Summer 2012
Weekly Asana Classes for Adults, Based on the Chakra System
The Integral Center, Boulder CO
*Yoga Instructor, Integral Center Faculty Member

The Sustainable Vessel Spring 2012
8-Week Workshop on Yoga and Creative Process
Community Dance Collective, Boulder, CO
*Co-Facilitated with Lauren Beale

CHOREOGRAPHY/ COLLABORATION

Convergence 2013
“Forgive me, I never introduced myself, I was only scratching my nose, of course I know I was always right to love you"
Choreography: Brooke Gessay
Music: Devotchka
Contemporary Dance Theater Solo
The Integral Center, Boulder, CO

American College Dance Festival 2013
Choose One (12 minute version)
Concept, Choreography, and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Choreography and Structured Improvisation
Selected for the Gala Performance
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

Fresh: Choreographic Showcase 2012
Watershed
Choreography: Brooke Gessay & Maren Waldman, in collaboration with dancers
Music: Mos Def, Sigur Ros
Contemporary group piece
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

Choose One (formerly There Can Only Be One) 2012
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Film, Audio, Dramaturgy: Nicholas O’Brien
Original Soundscapes, Live Feed: Ursula Mains
Live Music Performance: Ben Bentele
Evening length Interdisciplinary/ Multi-Media Performance and Installation
Choreography, Structured Improvisation and Live Video Capturing
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

Graduate Showcase 2012
Wound, Womb
Choreography and Performance: Brooke Gessay
Music: Original Soundscore by Brooke Gessay
Contemporary Dance Solo
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

There Can Only Be One 2012
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Film, Audio, Dramaturgy: Nicholas O’Brien
Original Soundscapes, Live Feed: Ursula Mains
Live Music Performance: Jimmy Lusero
Evening Length Interdisciplinary/Multi-Media Performance and Installation
Choreography, Structured Improvisation
ATLAS Black Box Theater, Boulder, CO

NeXus: a linking of choreographic voices 2012
Till the End
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Music: Rachel’s
Contemporary Performance and Structured Improvisation
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

And the People: An Evening of Diverse Performance 2011
Till the End
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Music: Rachel’s
Contemporary Performance and Structured Improvisation
The We’re House, Boulder, CO

Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema 2011
Exquisite Corpse
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Film/Editing: George Ivan Hornett
Sound Score: Matthew McGuire
Contemporary Performance, Improvisation and Film
ATLAS Black Box Theater, Boulder, CO

Performatica – International Forum for Dance and Movement Arts 2011
Touch Me
Choreography: Brooke Gessay
Performance: Brooke Gessay, Tara Rynders, and Nicole Dagesse
Contemporary Dance Theater Trio
UDLAP Theater, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

LEVYdance Tour 2009
Physics
Choreography: Benjamin Levy, with Brooke Gessay, C.Lee, L.Dwyer, S.Marlowe
Performance: Brooke Gessay, Christopher Lee, Lily Dwyer, Scott Marlowe
Contemporary Dance Quartet
Henry Fonda Theater, Los Angeles, CA

LEVYdance East Coast Tour 2009
NuNu
Choreography: Benjamin Levy, with Brooke Gessay, C.Lee, L.Dwyer, S.Marlowe
Performance: Brooke Gessay, Christopher Lee, Lily Dwyer, Scott Marlowe
Contemporary Dance Group Piece
Dance New Amsterdam Theater, New York, NY

Jacob’s Pillow 2008
Wake
Choreography: Benjamin Levy, with Brooke Gessay and Scott Marlowe
Performance: Brooke Gessay and Scott Marlowe
Contemporary Dance Duet
Inside/Out Stage, Becket, MA

LEVYdance Home Season 2007
Bone Lines
Choreography: Benjamin Levy, with Brooke Gessay, Chris Lee, Scott Marlowe
Performance: Benjamin Levy, Brooke Gessay, Chris Lee, Scott Marlowe
Contemporary Dance Group Piece
Kanbar Hall, San Francisco, CA

LEVYdance International Tour 2006
Violent Momentum
Choreography: Benjamin Levy, with Brooke Gessay, C.Lee, L.Dwyer, S.Marlowe
Performance: Brooke Gessay, Christopher Lee, Lily Dwyer, Scott Marlowe
Contemporary Dance Group Piece
International Festival of Modern Dance, Kaunas, Lithuania

Four on the Floor 2005
That Four Letter Word
Choreography: Ben Levy, with Brooke Gessay and LEVYdance
Performance: Ben Levy, Brooke Gessay, Chris Lee, Lauren Slater, Cambria Garel
Contemporary Dance Group Piece
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Libero Theater, Santa Barbara, CA
ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

Women on the Way Festival 2004
Crest Drive
Choreography and Performance: Brooke Gessay and Lauren Slater
Contemporary Dance
Jon Sims Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Professional Independent Performance Experience

Anti/Thesis 2013
Artistic Director: Gesel Mason
Interdisciplinary Contemporary Dance Performance
The Bus Stop, Boulder, CO
Dancer/Improviser

American College Dance Festival 2013
Choose One (12 minute version)
Concept, Choreography, and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Choreography and Structured Improvisation
Selected for the Gala Performance
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

Inhabit 2012
Artistic Director: Chrissy Nelson
Interdisciplinary/Multi-Media Performance and Installation
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO
Dancer/Improviser

Choose One (formerly There Can Only Be One) 2012
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Film, Audio, Dramaturgy: Nicholas O’Brien
Original Soundscapes, Live Feed: Ursula Mains
Live Music Performance: Ben Bentele
Evening length Interdisciplinary/ Multi-Media Performance and Installation
Choreography, Structured Improvisation and Live Video Capturing
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

Graduate Showcase 2012
Wound, Womb
Choreography and Performance: Brooke Gessay
Music: Original Soundscore by Brooke Gessay
Contemporary Dance Solo
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

There Can Only Be One 2012
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Film, Audio, Dramaturgy: Nicholas O’Brien
Original Soundscapes, Live Feed: Ursula Mains
Live Music Performance: Jimmy Lusero
Evening Length Interdisciplinary/Multi-Media Performance and Installation
Choreography, Structured Improvisation
ATLAS Black Box Theater, Boulder, CO

NeXus: a linking of choreographic voices 2012
Till the End
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Music: Rachel’s
Contemporary Performance and Structured Improvisation
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

NeXus: a linking of choreographic voices 2012
Next, Us
Choreography and Direction: Gesel Mason
Music: Jay Z
Contemporary Dance Group Piece
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

Danceworks (CU Faculty and Guest Artist Concert) 2011
Can I See
Choreography: Darrell Jones
Music: Basement Jaxx, Fast Eddie, Star Wars Imperial March Remix
Contemporary Dance, Vogue Remix
Irey Theater, Boulder, CO

And the People: An Evening of Diverse Performance 2011
Till the End
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Music: Rachel’s
Contemporary Performance and Structured Improvisation
The We’re House, Boulder, CO

Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema 2011
Exquisite Corpse
Concept, Choreography and Performance: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
Film/Editing: George Ivan Hornett
Sound Score: Matthew McGuire
Contemporary Performance, Improvisation and Film
ATLAS Black Box Theater, Boulder, CO

Performatica – International Forum for Dance and Movement Arts 2011
Touch Me
Choreography: Brooke Gessay
Performance: Brooke Gessay, Tara Rynders, and Nicole Dagesse
Contemporary Dance Theater Trio
UDLAP Theater, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

Run Devil Run 2009
Choreography: Michelle Fletcher – Here Now Dance Collective
Contemporary Dance Trio
The Garage, San Francisco, 2009

Women on the Way Festival 2004
Crest Drive
Choreography and Performance: Brooke Gessay and Lauren Slater
Contemporary Dance
Jon Sims Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

The Pearl Fishers 2004
Choreography: John Malashock, for the San Diego Opera
Modern Dance
San Diego Opera House, San Diego, CA

Smells Like Nirvana 2003
Weird Al Yankovic Concert
Choreography: Brooke Gessay and Lauren Slater
Theatrical Contemporary Dance
Greek Theater, Los Angeles, CA

PROFESSIONAL COMPANY PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Kim Olson/ Sweet Edge (Multi-Media/ Contemporary) 2011-2012
Artistic Direction/Choreography: Kim Olson
Collaborator, Improviser and Performer

LEVYdance (Contemporary) 2004-2009
Artistic Direction/Choreography: Benjamin Levy
Collaborator, Performer, Director of LEVYdance Kids

Malashock Dance & Company (Modern) 2003-2004
Artistic Director/Choreography: John Malashock
Dancer

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING/ MENTORSHIP

Modern/Contemporary/Fusion Forms:
Ray Eliot Schwartz (Somatic Integration/Contemporary), Donna Mejia (Tribal Fusion), Darrell Jones (Contemporary/Vogue), Gesel Mason, Onye Ozuzu (Afro-Modern), Uri Shafir (GaGa Technique), Gabriel Masson, Erika Randall, Kim Olson, Toby Hankin, Benjamin Levy, Janice Garrett, Kathleen Hermesdorf, John Malashock, Dan Wagoner, David Dorfman, Lan-Lan Wang, Jeff Rebudal, Jeremy Nelson, Eddie Taketa, Heidi Latsky, Gail Gilbert, Jacqueline McCormick, Reginald Yates, Carol Mead, Malashock Dance Summer Intensive 1998 and 2000, Limon Summer Intensive 2001, Pro Danza Italia 2002, Doug Varone and Dancers Summer Intensive 2003

Improvisation/Contact Improvisation/Improvisation in Performance:
Michelle Ellsworth, Uri Shafir, Kim Olson, Chrissy Nelson, Lauren Beale, David Dorfman, Kathleen Hermesdorf

Ballet:
Stephanie Tuley, Augusta Moore, Robyne Watkin, George de la Pena, Janice Lee, Joffrey Workshop Summer Intensive 1992

West African:
Onye Ozuzu, Michelle Bach-Coulibaly, Reginald Yates

Modern Jazz:
Hannah Stilwell, Louis McKay

Hip Hop/ House:
Rennie Harris, Larry Southall, Teena Marie

Performance for Community Engagement:
Gary Draper, Gloria Unti, Gesel Mason, Nii Armah Sowah

Interdisciplinary Performance/Sound Design/Vocal Exploration:
Michelle Ellsworth, Mark McCoin, Nicholas O’Brien, Ursula Mains

Yogic Studies:
Nataraja Kallio, Sreedevi Bringi, River Cummings, Sofia Diaz, Janet Stone

Zen Studies/Meditation:
Diane Hamilton, Michael Zimmerman, Dorothy Hunt

Integral Theory and Dance:
Diane Hamilton, Rob McNamara, Jeff Salzman, Terry Patten

Religious Studies and Dance:
Sam Gill

Alexander Technique:
Nada Diachenko

Body-Mind Centering:
Wendell Beavers, Erika Berland

Anatomy/Kinesiology:
Nada Diachenko, River Cummings, Nataraja Kallio

Composition/Choreography:
Erika Randall, Gabriel Masson, Michelle Ellsworth, Dan Wagoner, Lan-Lan Wang, Carol Mead, Helanius Wilkins

Dance and Popular Culture/Looking at Dance/Dance and Culture:
Erika Randall, Rachel Oliver, Lauren Beale, Stephanie Tuley, Gabriel Masson

Pedagogy:
Toby Hankin, Erika Randall, Nada Diachenko, Nataraja Kallio, Michelle Ellsworth, Gesel Mason

Scholarly Issues in Dance:
Jill Dolan, Carla Peterson, Andre Lepecki, Ryan Platt, Trajal Harrell, Jim Sutton, Debra Knapp, Helanius Wilkins, Michelle Ellsworth, Onye Ozuzu, Stephanie Tuley, Erika Randall, Gesel Mason

Musical Accompaniment/Rhythmic Analysis:
Jesse Manno, Mark McCoin, Richard Schenk

Administration/Business of Dance/Professional Development:
Joan Braun, Lane Czaplinski, Bob Shannon, Michelle Ellsworth

Technical Direction/Stage Management:
Bob Shannon, Gary McCrumb

Guest Artist Residencies:
Andre Lepecki, Ryan Platt, Darrell Jones, David Dorfman, Eddie Taketa, Jeremy Nelson, Gail Gilbert, Heidi Latsky

Master Classes:
Teena Marie, Darrell Jones, David Parsons, David Dorfman, Eddie Taketa, Jeremy Nelson, Gail Gilbert, Heidi Latsky, Benjamin Levy

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE/ GRANT WRITING

Theater and Dance Program Fee Grant Spring 2013
Secured funding for a 4 day residency by:
Carla Peterson of New York Live Arts in New York City,
Sixto Wagan of DiverseWorks in Houston, and
Lane Czaplinski of One The Boards in Seattle
University of Colorado-Boulder

ICJMT (Information, Communication, Journalism, Media & Technology) Fall 2012
Assisted Faculty members from Dance, Film,
And Art History in the creation of a Proposal
For a Screendance Course/Curriculum
University of Colorado-Boulder

Research Assistant Spring 2011
Research Assistant to Michelle Ellsworth for
her performance “Preparations for the Obsolescence
of the Y Chromosome” at the Natural History Museum at
University of Colorado-Boulder


Theater and Dance Program Fee Grant Fall 2010
Secured funding for a 3-part workshop series by:
Erika Berland and Wendell Beavers of Naropa University
In Body-Mind Centering
University of Colorado-Boulder

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE SERVICE

Dean’s Cabinet 2013
Met with Dean of the Graduate School and Representatives
from other Departments to discuss health and wellbeing of the
Graduate School
University of Colorado-Boulder

Program Fee Committee 2012-2013
Allocated funding for guest artists and project proposals
University of Colorado-Boulder

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

American Horticultural Society 2013 Youth Gardening Symposium 2013
Co-presented with Keynote Speaker, Professor Louise Chawla
“Gardening for the Health of Young People and the Planet”
Led Breath, Visualization, and Kinesthetic Exercises for 200+ Participants
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO

American College Dance Festival, North Western Conference 2013
Presented the Paper “Bill T. Jones: Integral Dance Artist”
Performed Choose One (12 min version)
Taught Yoga for Dancers and Contemporary Dance Technique

Dance Across the Board 2012
Graduate Student Conference, “Identity in Dance”
Panel 4: Transience and Volatility: The Manifestation of Identity
In Body-Based Performance
Presented Till the End
Performance and Choreography: Lauren Beale and Brooke Gessay
New York University, NY

AWARDS/ SCHOLARSHIPS

Center for Humanities and the Arts
Graduate Scholars and Artists Fellowship 2010-2011

Connecticut College Dance Department Award 2003

Connecticut College Poetry Award 2003

Connecticut College Service to Youth through Dance Award 2003

Bank of America Award in Dance 1999

Photography by Lois Greenfield Photography, Heather Gray Photography, Elizabeth Grivas, Brian Davis.
Photography by Lois Greenfield Photography, Heather Gray Photography, Elizabeth Grivas, Brian Davis.