© Danielle Davidson, 2020

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FACILITATOR /EDUCATOR/TEACHING RESUMÉ

 

 

EDUCATION

2005     Certificate     George Brown College, Toronto. Theatre/Acting

2001     D.E.C.             Cegep Du Vieux Montreal. Classical/Contemporary Dance

1998     D.E.S.             Ecole Superieure de Ballet du Quebec/Secondaire Laurier. Classical/Contemporary Dance                                      

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015 - present

The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston, MA

Assistant Professor in the Dance Division. Contemporary technique, Ballet technique, and Introduction to Dance (theory and history), B.F.A. dance program.

2019 and 2015 

Providence College Dance Company, Providence, RI

Guest Teacher, for PCDC - Contemporary technique and choreographic workshop for dance minors 

2019 

Providence Dance Festival at AS220, Providence, RI

A co-taught workshop by HDC Dance Ensemble's Danielle Davidson and Orlando Hernandez,

A workshop that explores somatic-based floor work, and foundational elements from tap dance. Through sensory observation and embodied consciousness, we will create sound-movement-scapes that express and connect us.

2017 

Festival Ballet Providence Summer Intensive

Guest Faculty. Contemporary technique, Composition Workshop, Seminar Talk, Choreography created and set on dancers for performance at WATERFIRE Providence.

2016 - 2017

MPHDance, Providence, RI

Classical ballet technique. Young adults open class.

2015 - present (guest teacher)

AS220 /Saturday Switch Series, Providence, RI

Classical ballet and modern technique. Adult drop-in classes. Guest teacher for post-modern/contemporary Master Class Series for professional dancers.

 

2015- present (guest teacher)

Moving Target Series/Green Street Studios, Cambridge, MA

Guest teacher for post-modern/contemporary Master Class Series for professional dancers.

 

2014

Jacqueline Walsh Performing Arts High School, Pawtucket, RI

Guest teacher for contemporary ballet technique. High school students aged 14-18.

 

2013 - 2014

Ecole Superieure de Ballet du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec

Guest Teacher, Professional Dance School Summer Program

Secondary 3- Contemporary technique and choreographic workshop. Students aged 15-16.

 

July 2014

Junior Ballet Ecole et Compagnie, Longueuil, Quebec

Guest Teacher, Professional Dance School Summer Program

Secondary 5- Contemporary technique and choreographic workshop. Students aged 17-18.


2012-2014

The Academy of Dance and Fitness, Winchester, Ontario

Guest Teacher, Professional Dance School Program

Secondary 1- 5 Contemporary technique and choreographic workshop. Guest ballet examiner.

Students aged 17-18.

 

December 2013

Ecole Superieure de Ballet du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec

Guest Teacher, Professional Dance School

Primary 6- Contemporary technique and choreographic workshop. Students aged 10-11.

 

2012 - 2014

Danse Etude Karo-Forme, Ste-Julie, Quebec    

Contemporary Dance Teacher,  Dance-Study Program

Levels 1, 2 and 3  - Limon and Release Techniques. Choreographies to be presented in competitions and performances. Most recently level 3 attended Competition Bravissimo and were rewarded with a score of 96% in the Semi-Professional Category. Mention du Jury: Overall Excellence (Costumes, Music, Choreography, Performance) Students are ages 12-17.

 

2011 - 2014

Studio de Danse 360 Degree, Mascouche, Quebec

Classical Ballet/Pointe Technique and Contemporary Dance Teacher

Cecchetti Method Classical Ballet,  Limon and Release Techniques. Choreographies to be presented in competitions and performances. Students are ages 10-30.

 

2005- 2011

New Dance, Montreal, Quebec

Contemporary Dance Teacher

Release Technique. Choreographies to be presented at bi-annual performances. Students 12-30.

 

2002- 2005

Just Dance Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario

Contemporary Dance Teacher

Limon Technique. Choreographies to be presented in competitions and performances. Students 12-19.

 

2002- 2005

Taylor Dance Studios, Scarborough, Ontario

Classical Ballet/Contemporary/Jazz/Strength and Stretch/Private Lessons

Horton/Graham/Limon Contemporary Techniques, R.A.D. Ballet Technique/Pointe. Choreographies to be presented in competitions and performances. Students are ages 10-adult.

 

2002- 2005

Victoria Ballet Academy, Thornhill, Ontario

Modern Technique Teacher, Dance-Study Program

Choreographies to be presented at performances. Students are ages 9-18.