Professional ​
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Devised physical theater performer and maker. Storyteller. Dancer. Playwright. Trainer. 

Skills

Facilitation 

Ensemble building/ Collaboration

Creating new piece

Choreography

Community building

Authentic movement/Dance meditation

Presence and Improvisation

Work​
experience​
Dance & Writing Intern, Embodied Leadership for young Women Project, Hampshire College

​2016 - 2019

 

Facilitated group discussions and workshops on topics such as storytelling & resonance                      

Lead  dance workshops, authentic movements, west African and Cuban folklore

 

 


Co-Director, Bayonnais Summer Camp, Haiti

​July 2017 - August 2017

 

 
  Developed curriculum and taught all dance and theater activities
 Co-directed end of the camp performance for parents and other  campers​

 

 

Core Ensemble Member, Mentor, Performance Project, Springfield MA

​2014 - 2018

Facilitated meetings and community circles
 Provided social and emotional support to younger members as well as peers

Served as Mentor to youth in the program, Nepali, Burundian, and Somalian refugees
 Organized dance and theater workshops
 Assisted in fundraising events

Promoted the organization and assisted in recruiting new members

Languages

English

French

Mandingo

Susu

Spanish

Pidgin(Kreyol)

Education
Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL

Master of Arts, 2020 - present

Concentration: Devised Physical Theater

Program; European Devised Performance Practice​

A year in Berlin, Arthaus MFA program

 

Hampshire College, Amherst MA​

Bachelor of Arts, May 2019

James Baldwin Scholar

 Interdisciplinary Concentration: Theater, Dance and African creative writing

Thesis: “Visualizing Trauma, Healing through Memory and Performance”