1976 - 1977 Classe Professionale de Ballet, Serge Golovine, Paris, France
 1976 - 1977 Nina Vyroubova, Paris, France
 1976 - 1977 American College in Paris - Received Bacour Award, Full Tuition Art Scholarship
 1977 Junior College of Albany - Graduated Cume Laude, Associate Degree in Fine Arts
 1979 College of St. Rose - Graduated Cume Laude, B. S. Degree in Fine Arts and Art Education, Minor in French Language
 1979 New York State Teaching Certificate (K-12)
 1981 Studied under Sulimeth Messerer, New York Conservatory
 1983 - 1986 Studied with Edward Villella
 1985 Academic Bolshoi Theatre for Opera and Ballet, Minsk, Russia with Clara Nicholaevna-Malisheva
 1985 Received Russian Syllabus Degree from the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Leningrad, Russia
 1986 - 1987 Studied with Paul Sansardo, Paul Taylor, Vivian Powell
 1988 - 1989 Classes with Daniel Duell, Leslie Roy, New York City Ballet
 1989 Classes with Michail Messerer, Russia
 1989 Classes with Rosanne Perovalli from Purchase University and Tom Relabate at Buffalo University
 1989 Studied with Serge Golovine and Matt Mattox, Paris, France
 1989 Classes at the Royal Ballet School in Covent Gardens, London, England
 1989 Classes with Randy Coleman, Nashville, Tennessee
 1990 Classes with Jeff Shade, Columbia University
 1992 - 1993 Studied Master classes with Madame Elena Varaksina and Madame Svetlana Fedenyova of the Performing Arts School, St. Petersburg, Russia
 1993 Classes with the Nutmeg Ballet Company at Skidmore College
 1994 Classes with Peter Boal and Kelly Cass, New York City Ballet at Skidmore College
 1994 Classes with Laura Gates Carlson, Lar Loubovich Dance Company at Skidmore College
 1996 Classes with Denise Limoli from American Ballet Theatre at Skidmore
 1996 Observed with Michelle Mose, Julliard and Connecticut College
 1996 Classes on Dance Injury Prevention with Lisa Hoffmaster, P.T.
 1997 Studied Bournonville Tradition with Madame Kirsten Simone of the Royal Danish Ballet
 1997 Observed Classes and Stretch with Melinda Roy, New York City Ballet at Skidmore
 1997 Classes on Dance Injury Prevention with Kim Teter, P.T. and formerly of The American Ballet Theatre


1969 - 1979 Schenectady Civic Ballet Company
 1976 - 1977 Professionale Dance at the Paris Opera Ballet.
 1988 Selected Woman of the Year by the YWCA.
 1988 - Present Honorary Committee Member for YWCA Women of the Year.
 1990 - 1993 Field Director for Miss New York State Staff - Miss America Program.
 1991 First "One Woman" Art Show
 1993 - Present Member of New York State Alliance for Arts Education
 1994 - Present National Member of Christians in Visual Arts Organization, Minnesota
 1994 - Present National Member of Christians Art Networking, Inc, Massachusetts
 1994 - Present Member of Visions II Gallery of Arts, Albany
 1996 - Present Member of The National Dance Association
 1997 - Present Certified National Registered Dance Educator by The National Registry of Dance Educators with The National Dance Association
 1998 - Present Member of The National Dance Educators Association


1976 - 1977 Ballet Teacher, College Syllabus, American College of Paris, France
1979 Art Teacher, Schenectady City School District, New York.
1979 - Present Substitute Teacher, 7 school districts, Art and French (K-12)
1980 - 1982 Ballet Teacher, College Syllabus, Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, New York.
1981 - Present Girl Scouts of America - Founder of Dance Program for Merit Badges
1982 - Present Creative Classics Dance Centre - Founder and Director.
1983 - Present Capital District Dance Company Ltd. - Founder, Artistic Director and Choreographer.
1983 - Present Creative Classics Dance Centre - Founder of Dance Program for Blind, Deaf and Handicapped Students.
1983 - 1985 Guilderland Center Deaf Program - Ballet Teacher
1986 - Present Founder of the Scholarship Program for the Underprivileged.
1986 - Present Founder of the Creative Classics Scholarship Award for a Most Promising High School Graduate in the Drama Arts and Dance Field
1987 - 1988 Founder of the Schoharie Dance Ensemble.
1990 Taught Master Classes at The North Shore Ballet Company, Massachusetts.
1990 Founder of the Capital District Dance Club for Teenagers supporting Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) and D.A.R.E. programs.


1974 - 1975 Hosted an American Field Service (AFS) student for full school term from Oslo, Norway.
1975 - 1978 Member AFS committee Burnt Hills, New York.
1976 - 1977 English Interpreter and Teacher, Alliance Francaise, Paris, France.
1976 - Present Countries Traveled: France, Russia, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Luxembourg, Finland, Mexico, Haiti, Jamaica, England, Grand Cayman Islands, Canada, Thailand, Malaysia.
1992 Teacher for AFS Intercultural Exchange in Thailand. Taught Dance, English and Art


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