Choreographer / Actress
Twistin Shout, Ltd
Performer / choreographer in television, film and commercials, Los Angeles.
Casting director for voice over / ADR in television and film for over 20 years.
In acting projects:
-Broker and act as liason between producers and post production departments for approximately 60 pilots and series, films and animation projects.
-Coordinate all aspects of booking, scheduling , contracts, legal clearance, administration for group (4-15) actors per session of each episode per project. Inform group regarding subject matter research required for sessions. Attend spot sessions with producers, sound department.
-Direct and act in voiceover sessions, coordinate with producer and supervisor regarding budget and union stipulations.
-Oversee paperwork for actors from startup to payroll including federal- and state-required forms.
In choreography projects:
-Similar to acting projects, with the addition of rehearsal sessions and coordination with production for administration of payroll.
-Share in production and shooting requirements with Director, oversee dancers during shoot.
Acting coach, "Indian in the Cupboard"
Feb 1995－Apr 1995
Feb 1989－May 1994
Twentieth Century Fox
Coordinate all aspects of television production from budgets to wrap. Responsible for pre-production, contracts, schedule, set-up, union interface, payroll package oversight, daily production concerns, all productions documents including:
Serve as interface between all departments, producers and writers, post production.
Prepare all invoices for producer approval, setup and followup for all production vendors and accounts, submit approved payments to parent company for processing.
Lecturer / Adjunct
Jan 1993－Dec 1993
Los Angeles ,
Taught modern technique, composition
Artist-In-Residence / Workshops / Master Classes
Feb 1991－Dec 1993
Various colleges (Loyola Marymount, CSU Long Beach, ie)
Taught all levels modern, ballet technique; composition; repertoire and performance
Jan 1973－Jul 1987
Dance Companies: Twyla Tharp, Dan Wagoner, Douglas Norwick, Baroque Dance Ensemble
Performer in modern dance and 18th Century dance.
Touring and New York City performances.
May 1984－Jan 1987
Leonard Easter, Esq
Reported directly to Mr. Easter on all administrative details of caseload, mostly cases in the arts / New York City.
Conducted research on relevant court cases in the arts.
Prepared and processed bluebacks (litigation and manuscript case backup) for New York State and City filings.
Assisted on preparation for IRS 501 (c) (3) applications for non-profit status for arts organizations.
Apr 1980－Jul 1983
Dia Art Foundation
Coordinated all financials for 12 projects, annual budgets over 10 million dollars.
Conducted budget review and analysis for each active project.
Responsible for accounts payable, approvals and payment; cash flow; administration of
Jan 1980－Nov 1980
Wrote, edited a monthly newsletter, "Casino World".
Conducted interviews, researched topics relevant to casino gaming both in Atlantic City and Las Vegas, as well as investigating global concerns in the business.
Assisted other departments with accounts, as needed.
Chairman, Department of Dance
Jan 1975－Dec 1975
As Chairman pro tem in the joint Theater / Dance Department, I oversaw all administrative duties of the Chair in the Dance division. I worked in conjunction with the Chair of the Theater division in matters around scheduling, syllabi, hiring and productions. Prior to the Chairmanship, I served as Instructor for the academic semester Fall, 1974.
Courses taught ( as Chair taught a 3/4 course load) included:
Modern and Ballet technique (all levels); Composition; Improv; Dance History (overview); Period Dance; Dance in the 20th Century; Arts in Contemporary America; Technique through Repertoire; Movement for Actors; Dance for Non-majors and Athletes