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Teaching Experience
Teaching Artist —Urban Gateways     Current
Teaching Artist in Residence at Dolton School District instructing 7-8 grade students in Performance Composition and Production through Art Integration programming with English and Social Studies Instructors
Teaching Artist — Urban Gateways     Current
Teaching Artist in Residence at Higgins School providing after school programming to 4-8 grade students in Audio recording and programming. Current
Teaching Artist — Urban Gateways     June-July 2015
Teaching Artist co-instructing during Summer Residence at Miles Davis School instructing students K-7 grade in Music Performance during summer programming.

Education
MA Interdisciplinary Arts — Columbia College, Chicago     2014-2016
Completion of graduate degree with focus on Performing arts
B.S. in Occupational Therapy — University of Illinois at Chicago     1997-2001
Completion of Undergraduate degree with training in various settings

Interdisciplinary Performances
14 Seconds — /Shift/ Gala, Stony Island Arts Bank     February 2016
Mixed media performance utilizing text, sound composition, movement, and song, to explore the impact of violence on the Black male through the body of the woman.
End Dehumanization — Columbia College Chicago   November 2014
Sound composition and performance utilizing deconstructed sound bytes movement, to explore the impact of police brutality and protest.

Theater Performances
Bells of Balangiga — Pintig Cultural Group, Chicago
Theatrical Performance as “Aling Tikay” in stage musical April 2011
The Gift — Northshore Pavillion, Skokie, IL
Theatrical Performance as “Diana” in stage musical December 2011

Vocal Performances
Live acoustic performance of original and cover music
ChillFest — Chicago                                Nov 2015
African Festival of Life — Chicago      July 2014 and 2015
Festival of Life — Chicago                     June 2013, 2014,2015
K.L.E.O Center — Chicago                     June 2013, 2014, 2015
DuSable Museum — Chicago                September 2014
Tonic Room — Chicago                          May 2014
Hard Rock Café — Chicago                    Nov 2012

Dance Performances
With Tamboula Ethnic Dance Company from 2003 to 2015
Field Museum — Chicago
Old Town School of Folk Music — Chicago
DuSable Museum — Chicago
University of Chicago — Chicago
Chicago Music Festival — Chicago

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