2022 Dance GPS Level 2 & 3



Webinar

9/17/2020 9:00:00 AM

2022 Dance GPS Level 2 & 3

2022

Smith Grindberg, Michelle

Holly Raschein

Webinar

Scoring Open

Panelists (7)

  • County: Miami-Dade County

Bio:

County: MiamiDade

Bio

  • Founder and Artistic Director, Karen Peterson and Dancers and “The Forward Motion Dance Festival and Conference of Physically Integrated Dance”
  • Recipient of Knight Foundation Award, NEA and Funding Arts Network company Awards for “Forward Motion”; Lifetime Achievement Award from the New World School of the Arts; The Boston Conservatory at Berklee Alumni Entrepreneurial Award; American Red Cross Cultural Award; State of Florida: Citizens For Florida Arts Award and Artist Opportunity Award; Cultural Exchange Fund from APAP for travel Award; Choreographic Fellowship Awards from  Miami Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, DMC; Choreographic Fellowship Awards from the Division of Cultural Affairs in 1995 and 2005; Miami Dade Department of Cultural Affairs Dance Fellowship Awards in 2006 and 2010; New Forms Florida Grants; Artist Access Development Grant; City of Miami Award;  danceAble Award from the Florida Dance Association; Tigertail
  • County: Palm Beach County

Bio:

County: PalmBeach

Bio

  • Artistic Director, Demetrius Klein Dance Company, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Recipient, Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient; National Endowment for the Arts Choreographers Fellowship
  • Two-time Bessie Award Nominee
  • B.S., General Studies, Palm Beach Atlantic University; B.F.A., Dance, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; B.F.A., Dance, Full Scholarship, Wright State University, Fairborn, Ohio
  • County: Miami-Dade County

Bio:

County: MiamiDade

Bio

  • President, MUCE (Miami Urban Contemporary Experience)
  • Manager, Education and Community Engagement, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami
  • Professional Touring Dancer, CONTRA-TIEMPO Urban Latin Dance Theater, Los Angeles 
  • Former Manager of Marketing & Community Outreach, African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, Miami
  • Co-Founder / Founding Festival Director, Melbourne Webfest, Melbourne, Australia
  • Founder & Artistic Director, Ashlee Thomas Presents (Enlightened Theater), Los Angeles, California
  • M.A., Public Administration, Florida International University; B.S., Marketing, Florida State University

 

  • County: Hillsborough County

Bio:

County: Hillsborough

Bio

    • Producing Artistic Director, Jobsite Theater. Resident theater company at the Straz Center in Downtown Tampa
    • Interdisciplinary Instructor, Judy Genshaft Honors College at the University of South Florida
    • PhD, Communication (Performance Studies, Rhetoric, Social Change), University of South Florida. MFA, Acting, University of Florida
    • County: Leon County

    Bio:

    County: Leon

    Bio

    • Specialized Faculty in Community Relations and Special Programs, Florida State University School of Dance, Tallahassee, Florida 
    • Over 25 years of grant writing experience (writing, teaching, evaluating)
    • Areas of research include using the arts as a form of community building; and exploring West African movement retentions through African Diasporic Dance forms
    • Dancer and former dance studio owner
    • Ph.D., Art Education (concentration Arts Administration) Florida State University; M.A., Arts Administration, Florida State University; B.S., Business Administration, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida
    • County: Brevard County

    Bio:

    County: Brevard

    Bio

    • Board Member, Grant Writing Chairperson and Chair of Public Relations, Melbourne City Ballet Theatre, Melbourne, Florida
    • Family Medicine Physician for the Uninsured and Underserved, Treasure Coast Community Health Center, Melbourne, Florida
    • High School State Champion, Original Oratory
    • M.D., Ohio State University College of Medicine; Columbus, Ohio; Residency at University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine; Integrative Medicine Fellowship, University of Arizona; Master in Public Health and Fellowship in Women's Health, UCLA School of Public Health; B.A., Dance/ Theatre; B.S., Biology/Chemistry, University of Toledo Ohio; Studied at Lee Strasburg Theatre and Film Institute Los Angeles 
    • County: Alachua County

    Bio:

    County: Alachua

    Bio

    • Chairwoman of the Fine Arts Department, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida 
    • Former faculty including: University of Alabama-Birmingham, Florida State University, Springhill College, Huntingdon College, and the University of Florida  
    • Master Teacher, Choreographer, and Performer in the Southeast and all over the United States; and has taught internationally in Cuba and Canada 
    • Board Member, Gainesville Orchestra; and longtime advocate of the arts 
    • Former Soloist and Ballet Mistress, The Alabama Ballet, Birmingham 
    • M.F.A., Dance, Florida State University, Tallahassee; B.F.A., Dance, University of Alabama, Birmingham