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Melani De Guzman   

Height: 5'3 Weight: 120 lbs Hair: Dark Hair Eyes: Dark Brown

Vocal Range: Soprano

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Trained in Ballet, Partnering, Horton, Post Modern, Countertechnique, Jazz, Floor Work, Flying Low, Release Modern, West African Dance, Hip Hop, Gaga
  • Certified in Pilates Mat and in the Comprehensive Balanced Body™ Equipment from Balanced Pilates NYC
  • 10 years of dance experience – New York City, Israel, LA, Chicago, San Francisco,Philippines
  • Dedicated, hardworking, enthusiastic, detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; works well in a team as well as on her own
  • Teaching Artist, Creative Arts Producer, and Pilates Instructor in New York City

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Dancer with Curet Performance Project, NYC. August 2017-Present
  • Dancer with Dugal Dance, NYC May 2018- Present
  • Dancer with Kevin Clark's Soluq Dance Theatre projects, NYC. April 2017
  • Dancer with Lula Washington Dance Theatre Second Company LA. June 2014-January 2015

CONCERT DANCE

  • Sistema Megan Curet Center Performance Research, NYC
  • Creatures of the wild Sita Ostheimer Dock 11 Theatre, Berlin
  • ASH Kevin Clark Hudson Guild Theatre, NYC
  • Showtime Nika Antuanette Koresh Dance Theatre, Phil
  • Monger Barak Marshall The Broad Stage, Santa Monica
  • Awakening Daniel Ezralow The Ford Amphitheatre,
  • Falsions Bridgette Dunn Highways Performance Space, LA
  • Humans Joshua Romero Brea Curtis Theatre, Fullerton
  • Excess Ron Brown The Broad Stage, Santa Monica
  • Grave Ron Brown The Ford Amphitheatre, LA
  • Odet Martin Harriague The Zichri Theater, Ga'aton, Israel

THEATRE PERFORMANCE

  • Cotton Candy and Cocaine by Breton Tyner Bryan at New York Theatre Barn
  • Good Night Pig Ensemble Schapiro Theatre Columbia University  dir. Anne Bogart
  • Summer and Smoke Nellie Ewell Muse of Fire Theatre Co, LA dir. Jemma Levy

Film

Rest Dancer Kathryn Sauma
Food Dancer Kathryn Sauma
Viscera Dancer SukuDance
Eye Volume 8 Dancer Gigi Torres
Megastar Millionaire Dancer Peter Gould
Undercover Dancer L'ouest Productions
Lost Tribes Dancer Luis Perez
FOX Flash Mob Dancer Tabitha & Napoleon D'umo

Choreography

Les Saisons En Nous accompanied by musician Sarah Favinger (currently touring)

Medusa Short Film Aya Jack Productions

Yoni Within Dance Theatre DanceBarn Showcase, MN

Nothingness Solo Gibney Dance, POP

Poderoso Multimedia solo Arts on Site, NYC

Anam Cara Dance Theatre REDCAT, LA

Performance Productions

Patient History (Sept 2017)
Co-producer Mister Rogers, Crown Heights BK
Fraktals (May 2016)
Director, Producer Pico Union, Los Angeles

Education/Training
Loyola Marmount University: BA, Dance & Sociology 2014
B12: Workshops with: Johannes Wieland, Hannes Langolf, Maxine Doyle, Sita Ostheimer, Jos Baker, Edivaldo Ernesto
The Cambrians Summer Intensive: Benjamin Wardell, Autumn Eckman, Michel Rodriguez Cintra, Jamy Meek, Melinda Jean Myers
Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company: 5-month Masa Dance Intensive, Israel
Lines Ballet Summer Intensive 2014: Program B, San Francisco
Joffrey West LA Winter Intensive 2014: CSUN