I possess a spark. An energetic spirit that has a passion to inspire creative minds to express
themselves through stories. I have a heart to teach those new to the arts, as well as those well versed
in the craft. Old or young, their imaginations are valued by me.
DRAMA and DANCE TEACHER, MID-PACIFIC; HONOLULU, HI AUGUST 2013- PRESENT
Assistant of the extended learning program at Mid-Paciﬁc. Guiding and teaching children in after
school classes, organizing and communicating with parents and instructors, and addressing any
other speciﬁc needs of children.
DRAMA TEACHER, ‘IOLANI SCHOOL; HONOLULU, HI SUMMER 2013
Created a 6 week curriculum for 1-3 graders, as well as a 3 week curriculum for 3-5 graders
introducing them to the world of musical theater and stage. Both Summer classes culminate with a
show for students to get an experience of performance as well. Used skills of innovation and time
management, as well as organization.
ACTING INSTRUCTOR, UC SAN DIEGO; SAN DIEGO, CA 2010-2013
Taught students basic acting one class using introduction to Viewpoints movement, voice, and scene
study and analysis. Also taught public speaking classes at the University and helped student’s ﬁnd
their voice and opinions. Used skills of awareness and listening, as well as innovation.
PRESCHOOL ACTING TEACHER,STAGE LEFT; SANTA BARBARA, CA, 2008-2010
Organized activities to stimulate preschool-K creativity utilizing games, movement, and song.
Showed skills of leadership and compassion.
DRAMA TEACHER, COLD SPRING SCHOOL; SANTA BARBARA, CA 2009
Created a fun after school Drama program for grades 3-5 to give a place for children to let go and
explore imaginatively. Used skills of creativity and organization to give them an hour of unique
WESTMONT COLLEGE, SANTA BARBARA, CA — BA THEATRE ARTS, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO, CA — MFA, ACTING, 2013
PERSONAL REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
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