of the Month
CURRENT LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA
HOMETOWN: North Reading, MA
STUDIO YOU TRAINED AT:
Nancy Chippendale’s Dance Studios, North Reading School of Ballet, Jeannette Neill’s, North Shore Music Theatre.
YEARS AS AN ADJUDICATOR: 7 years
FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE:
FAVORITE CAREER CREDITS:
Taught and performed with Opera Philadelphia for seven years.
Profiled as an Emerging Arts Leader by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Named a Connector and Keeper by LEADERSHIP Philadelphia.
Thanks to IDA, I adjudicated the Season 8 Finale of Lifetime’s Dance Moms.
My BFA in Musical Theater and M.Ed. in Education are both from The University of the Arts.
WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR ON STAGE AS A JUDGE?
"As an adjudicator, I look for strong technique, performance quality, and dynamics. I value articulation, emotional execution, and musicality. "
"Strive to do your personal best. It's important to keep striving to achieve your personal goals, rather than be discouraged by others."
WHY DO YOU ENJOY BEING AN ADJUDICATOR?
"In short, everything! I love seeing innovative and adventurous art-making. I’m always inspired by the work we see and the people creating it. It’s always a rewarding experience."