Leader, Consultant, Performer, Yoga and Dance Educator, Admin Professional
Experienced leader, instructor, and performer with over 15 years of international experience in entertainment and the service industry. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, stepping in and up, improving overall operations, consistently finding creative ways to save costs, and thinking about our environmental impact. I value the opportunities provided to me throughout my career and I look forward to the opportunities ahead utilizing the skills I have been attaining and growing academically and professionally.
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Learning and Living
BA ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP, BRANDMAN UNIVERSITY
October 2018-May 2020
Graduated summa cum laude. Preparation for entry and mid-level supervisory positions in a wide range of administrative careers is emphasized through courses in diversity, communication, critical inquiry, leadership, ethics, and application.
UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE PARALEGAL, BRANDMAN UNIVERSITY
October 2018-May 2020
This certificate prepares the graduate with a basic understanding of the legal system, and with the ability to research and prepare legal documents, to investigate legal precedent, and to project manage law office activity and case management.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
August 2003-May 2005
High school diploma with a major in ballet. Graduated as a NC Scholar.
500 HOUR YOGA ALLIANCE CERTIFIED YOGA TEACHER
October 2020-July 2021
Completed a 100, 200, and 300 hour certification and registered as a 500 hour certified yoga teacher with yoga alliance.
LEAD CHAPERONE/INSTRUCTOR, HUBBARD STREET DANCE
June 2022-July 2022
Seasonal contract, Available for the students 24/7, Responsible for providing students with a safe, inclusive, and memorable summer experience, Readily available to step in to teach yoga or dance and lead professional discussions, Responsible for safety and well-being of all students for the duration of the program, Providing supervision over students and chaperones in dorm and attending to their requests and needs, Responsible for providing appropriate disciplinary action as needed, Led meetings for team each night, Assist with emergencies and injuries, Assist parents with any questions or concerns regarding their student’s time at the program, Provided feedback and led by example
October 2021-January 2022
Seasonal contract, Provided guests with world-class ‘education’ and guest experience in the areas of product, culture, and community by speaking authentically about product use through personal experience, Demonstrated the culture held within the company with an attitude of fun, respect, support, and empowerment, Responsible for providing coaching and support training to coworkers
LEAD PRINCIPAL, WALT DISNEY WORLD
October 2015 - December 2020
Office manager, dancer, and aerialist in The Festival of the Lion King and performer in shows and special events, including filming, across Disney property. As the equity lead for The Festival of the Lion King; Managed equity performers, Created and adjusted schedules, Communicated with management and fellow performers, Ensured union rules were followed, Prepared orientation materials for new performers, Responsible for training new leads, Gave feedback to management about operations, Utilized Microsoft Office Suite
DANCE CAPTAIN/PERFORMER, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FLORIDA
December 2014-December 2020
Performed, Taught and corrected choreography, Emailed end of day notes, Filed notes from performances, Gave feedback after each performance, Attended meetings, Communicated with management and directorship, Participated in live and filmed special events for the property
EVENT PRODUCTION MANAGER AND PERFORMER
January 2016 - January 2020
Managed live and recorded entertainment events, Performed in live and recorded events, Created schedules and timetables, Created and set choreography, Completed follow up reports, Adjusted pay and schedule as needed, Ensured tasks were completed on time, Attendance of meetings and rehearsals before event, Ensured all equipment was prepared and in working order, Took photos and video, Assisted with creative content, Maintained personal and costumed appearance, Assisted with set up for productions (lights, sounds, staging), Provided communication between parties, Events ranged in size and location, Smaller live events to large national tv productions
MARKETING AND PRODUCTION MANAGER, UNITY PRODUCTIONS
January 2015 - August 2015
Responsible for planning and organizing events, Negotiated and agreed on budgets with clients, Organized trainings and auditions for new performers, Collaborated with clients and managers, Created schedules and timetables, Researched possible events and venues, Posted on social media, Designed monthly e-mail blasts
ASSISTANT MANAGER, BISTRO CLOCLO
March 2014-January 2015
Completed open and closing duties, created schedules for front of house staff, Was knowledgeable of menu and proper procedures, Created menus, Ordered supplies, Interviewed new hires, Was responsible for weekly tip-out reports, team-building, maintaining look and appearance, and training