SUMMARY

 

A dedicated student and performer for twenty-plus years studying virtually every type of dance, participating in competitive dance and performing in professional productions.  Chelsea consistently demonstrates her versatility as a well-rounded dance professional.  She is an experienced teacher (who studied dance education in college), an innovative choreographer, a competitive dance judge, and a dance studio office administrator and director.

CHOREOGRAPHER/TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

  • Show Off Dance Company Showcase (July 2016) Los Angeles, CA

  • Revolution Dance Center (June 2012 - Present) Montrose, CA

  • "Elixer: The Show" (multiple dates 2014 - Present) Hollywood, CA

  • La Crescenta High School Dance Team (July 2015) La Crescenta, CA

  • Creation Station Dance (May 2012) - May 2013) Culver City, CA

  • "Phanatix" Dance Showcases (2010 - 2012) Glendale, CA

  • Glendale College Showcases (2010 - 2012) Glendale, CA

  • "Abstract" (June 2011) Gabriela Dance Theatre, Los Angeles CA

 COMPETITIVE DANCE EXPERIENCE​

  • CHOREOGRAPHER - JKDC Competitive Dance Team (Sept. 2013 - Present) Montrose, CA

  • JUDGE - Sheer Talent Dance Competition (2015) Multiple locations, CA

  • JUDGE - Center Stage Dance Competition (2015) Multiple locations, CA

  • COMPETITIVE DANCER - Flex Point Performing Arts Center & Piazza Dance Company (2002 - 2010)

DANCE STUDIO/OFFICE ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE​

  • Office administration responsibilities included registration, scheduling, light bookee​ping, invoicinging, customer service, creating promotional/marketing materials, communicating with parents and staff, managing correspondence, acting as the main point of contact, general clerical duties, opening/closing the studio, maintenance/cleaning, managing office supplies and recital planning/coordination.

    • OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR/DIRECTOR - Revolution Dance Center (2012 - 2013​​​) Montrose, CA

    • OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR - Creation Station Dance (May 2012 - May 2013) Culver City, CA

    • STUDENT/OFFICE ASSISTANT - Flex Point Performing Arts Center (2007 - 2010) Farmington Hills, MI

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

  • “Show Off Dance Company/Dolls” (multiple dates 2015 – Present)

  • “Elixer: The Show”, The Federal (multiple dates 2014 - Present)

  • 80’s Crazy”, Archway Theatre (2014)

  • “Elixer: The Show”, Skinny’s Lounge (multiple dates 2014)

  • “LA Choreographer’s Carnival” (March, 2013)

  • LAC/USC Medical Center’s “For The Need” (December 2012)

  • Doritos Commercial Spec (November 2012)

  • “x:Animo Dance Crew” (October 2012 – Present)

  • “Art + Cause = Social Change” (October 2012)

  • “Phanatix” Dance Showcases (2010 - 2012)

  • Glendale College Showcases (2010 - 2012)

TRAINING/EDUCATION

Twenty-plus years of dance training – Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Modern

  • Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA (2010 – 2012)

    • Dance Education Certificate, June, 2012

      • Lynne McMurrey, Dora Kranning, Victor Robles

  • EDGE Performing Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA (2010 – Current)    

    • The EDGE Faculty

  • Flex Point Performing Arts Center, Farm. Hills, MI (2005 – 2010)    

    • Sally Doerr, Nicole Doerr, Billy Larson

  • Northville High School Dance Co., Northville, MI (2007 – 2010)    

    • Choreographers representing several local dance studios

  • Piazza Dance Company, Northville, MI (1995 – 2005)    

    • Gina Piazza, Marilyn Piazza-Esper

MASTERCLASSES/WORKSHOPS/INTENSIVES

  • “Heels” Intensive (2015)

    • Dana Foglia Dance Company, Dana Foglia

  • The Movement Lifestyle Tour (July, 2011)    

    • Movement Lifestyle Faculty

  • Burn The Floor Summer Intensives, Detroit, MI (2005 – 2010)    

    • Billy Larson, Teddy Tedholm, Sarah Savelli, Tony Vitale, Joe Loera, Meg Paul, Glen Douglas Packard

  • University of the Arts Summer Intensive, Philadelphia, PA (2009)    

    • UArts Faculty

  • Detroit Music Hall Dance Intensive, Detroit, MI (2008)    

    • Meg Paul

  • Blue Lake Fine Arts Summer Intensive, Twin Lake, MI (2006)    

    • Blue Lake Faculty