ANNETTE BARCELONA

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EDUCATION

Florida State University, 2016

Master of Fine Arts: Dance

Concentration: Choreography and Performance      
                                                                      
  

Brenau University, 2013

Bachelors of Fine Arts: Dance Education

Magna Cum Laude    

 

American Intercontinental University, 2004

Bachelors of Fine Arts: Fashion Design and Marketing

Summa Cum Laude                           

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS
ABT® Certified Teacher in Pre-Primary – Level 7 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum,
2018, 2020, 2021

Progressing Ballet Technique Certification, 2017

California College, Career & Technical Education Credential Authorizations (CCTE):
Arts, Media & Entertainment and Fashion & Interior Design, 2017

California Single Subject Clear Teaching Credential: Physical Education/Dance, 2016

Balanced Body University Pilates Instructor: Beginning – Advanced Mat, 2015

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TEACHING

2016-present            San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts

Dance Department Chair       
Grades 6-12: Ballet, Pointe, Conditioning, Pilates, Progressing Ballet Technique, Choreography & Composition, Pas de Deux

 

2014-2016               Florida State University School of Dance    
Beginning Ballet I, Beginning Ballet III, Intermediate Ballet for Musical Theatre Majors, Pointe Technique & Classical Variations, Pilates/Conditioning

 

MASTER CLASSES & RESIDENCIES

 

2021                    North Coast Ballet of California – Choreographic Residency

                            Yuma Ballet Academy, Arizona – Summer Intensive Residency      

 

2019                   North Coast Ballet of California – Choreographic Residency

                            Yuma Ballet Academy, Arizona – Summer Intensive Residency

 

2018                   Ballet Yuma – Choreographic Residency

                            Yuma Ballet Academy, Arizona – Ballet

 

2017                   Canyon Crest Dance Academy, San Diego – Ballet

                            Yuma Ballet Academy, Arizona – Ballet 

                            Ballet Yuma – Choreographic Residency

                            Scripps Performing Arts Academy, San Diego – Ballet

 

2016                   Suzanne Farrell’s Workshop for Young Dancers – Ballet

                            Yuma Ballet Academy, Arizona – Ballet & Classical Variations

 

2015                   Suzanne Farrell’s Workshop for Young Dancers – Ballet

                         

                            Florida State University Summer Dance Intensive Workshop – Ballet, Pointe

                            Technique, Swan Lake Repertory, Classical Variations, Pilates

 

                            Company Etudes Youth Ballet – Choreographic Residency

 

2014                   Suzanne Farrell’s Workshop for Young Dancers – Ballet

                         

                            Florida State University Summer Dance Intensive Workshop

                            Pointe Technique &  Classical Variations

 

                            Ballet Arts Conservatory of Tallahassee – Intermediate and Advanced Ballet,

                            Pointe, Paquita Repertory, Classical Variations, Pilates/Conditioning,

                            Improvisation/Composition, Jazz

 

                            Company Etudes Youth Ballet – Choreographic Residency

ADDITIONAL TEACHING

 

2010-2013           Gainesville School of Ballet – Ballet, Pointe, Jazz

 

2012                    North Gwinnett High School – Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Dance History

 

                             North Springs High School – Ballet, Jazz, Composition

 

2011                    DeKalb Elementary School of Performing Arts – Ballet

                           McEver Arts Academy – Dance Outreach/Arts Integration

                             Centennial Arts Academy – World Dance

 

2009-2010           Expressions in Motion Dance, LLC. – After School Public Dance Program: Ballet,

                             Jazz, Hip-Hop (K-3)

 

1993-2002           CAS Ballet Theatre School – Ballet  

                             Bullard School of Ballet – Ballet Teaching Assistant

LEADERSHIP                                           

 

San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts

2018-present              Dance Department Chair      

2017-present              Summer Intensive Workshop Director
            2017                           Assistant Artistic Director – Spring Dance Concert

 

Florida State University School of Dance Summer Dance Intensive         

2015                            Assistant Director and Head Counselor
            2014                            Coordinator and Counselor

 

Suzanne Farrell Young Dancers Workshop                                                 

2014                            Assistant Coordinator

 

Florida State University School of Dance
            2014-2015                  Graduate Dance Council Secretary

           

Company Etudes Youth Ballet        

2014-2015                  Associate Artistic Director/Resident Choreographer/Assistant Stage Manager

 

North Gwinnett High School                                               

2013                            Rehearsal Director/Stage Manager – Spring Dance Concert

 

Brenau University Department of Dance

2012                            Co-Director of Faculty & Senior Thesis Dance Concert

2011                            Co-Director of Evening of Dance, Student Choreography Concert


            Expressions in Motion Dance, LLC 

2010                            Dance Program Co-Coordinator and Lead Teacher                                  

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

San Diego Unified School District

2021                            Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Spotlight Award for

Creative Community Engagement

2018                            Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Foundation Grant

 

The 21st McCallum Theater Choreography Festival, Palm Desert CA

2018                            Choreography Finalist

 

Florida State University                                                                                           

2015-2016                  Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

 

Florida State University School of Dance

2013-2016                  Full Assistantship/Tuition Waiver
Friends of Dance Academic Year Scholarship

Friends of Dance New Student Scholarship

Graduate Fund Scholarship

Brenau University

2013                            The Joyce and Harold Dick Education Scholarship

 

Brenau University Department of Dance

2012-2013                  Extraordinary Senior in Dance

2013                            The Carol Smiarowski Memorial Dance Scholarship

 

American Intercontinental University

2004                            Best Contemporary Clothing Design: Thesis Award

 

 

Regional Dance America, Mid-States Festival, University of Iowa                       

1996                            Craft of Choreography Conference Full Scholarship

VOLUNTEER SERVICE

San Diego Dance Connect, non-profit community organization               

2016-2018                  Steering Committee Member

 

San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SDSCPA)

2017-2018                  Master Calendar Committee

2016-2018                  Adjudicator for Senior Dance Concert

2016-2018                  Choreography Mentor

 

Florida State University School of Dance                                                   

2016                            Days of Dance Concert Adjudication Panel Member

2016                            Undergraduate Choreography Mentor

2015                            Grade Appeals Committee

2015                            Teaching Assistant Mentor
2015                            Rehearsal Assistant: Sea Interlude, Rick McCullough

2014                            Graduate Dance Council Fundraising Committee

2014                            Rehearsal Assistant: Concerto Grosso, Tyrone Brooks

2014-2015                  Summer Publicity Assistant

2014                            Suzanne Farrell Workshop Volunteer

2013-2015                  School of Dance Audition Volunteer, In-class Demonstrator

 

Brenau University Department of Dance                                                    

2015                            Guest Adjudicator for Senior Thesis Concert

                                                                                                                        

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS & CONFERENCES


San Diego Unified School District
Visual & Performing Arts Professional Development Days

2020                           presented Choreography on Film Curriculum

 

Northwest Regional High School Dance Festival, Vancouver WA                       

2019                            Episodic Interlude, performed by SDSCPA

 

Art Schools Network Conference, Orange County CA                             

2018                            Black Swan – Dance/Film Collaboration presentation


Regional Dance America Pacific Festival                            

2018                            Fractured Path, performed by Ballet Yuma

 

American College Dance Association Southeast Conference                               

2016                            [Collide]oscope, performed by Florida State University dancers

 

Florida State University Digitech Conference                                                        
2016                            Students Innovating with Technology:“88 Keys”, a video dance

 

Florida State University Interdisciplinary Performance Symposium                     

2015                            Research Presentation: “The Intersection of Innovation &

Homage: the Preservation and Relevance of Traditional Romantic Ballet within Contemporary Ballet Today”

CHOREOGRAPHY

 

2021    Les Misérables (The Musical)             SDSCPA, Choreographer                 

 

2020    reZolution                                          SDSCPA, Permanent Shift

2020    Is[shoes]                                             North Coast Ballet California

Company Repertoire

2019    Wish Want Catch                               North Coast Ballet California

Company Repertoire

2019    In My Life                                           SDSCPA, Reflecting Forward


2019    Episodic Interlude                             SDSCPA, Reflecting Forward

 

2018    Episodic Interlude                             McCallum Theater Choreography Festival                                                              
2018    Fractured Path                                   Ballet Yuma, Company Repertoire

Regional Dance America Pacific Festival
SDSCPA, Beyond Boundaries

2018    Enveloped                                         SDSCPA, Beyond Boundaries

 

2017    Episodic Interlude                             Ballet Yuma, Company Repertoire

Regional Dance America National Festival

 

2016    [Collide]oscope                                 ACDA Southeast Regional Conference

Florida State University
MFA Concert Le Passage du Temps

 

2016    Voyage pour l’amour                         Florida State University

MFA Concert Le Passage du Temps

 

2015    Flux                                                    Florida State University, Days of Dance      

 

2015    Swept in Blue                                     BalletFest Atlanta

 

2015    A Midsummer Night’s Dream            Company Etudes Youth Ballet

                   (full-length original ballet)

 

2015    Push                                                    Florida State University

 

2014    Snow White (Full Length)                   Company Etudes Youth Ballet                     

2014    Reminiscence                                     The Tallahassee Ballet

Evening of Music and Dance

 

2014    Cinderella (Full Length)                     Company Etudes Youth Ballet

 

2014    88 Keys (Video Dance)                       Florida State University

 

2013    Pointe Suite                                        North Gwinnett High School

 

2013    Requiem                                             Brenau University Department of Dance

 

2012    Swept in Blue                                     Gainesville Ballet Company

 

2011    Momentan                                          Brenau University Department of Dance

 

2010    La Vie en Ralf                                      Brenau University Department of Dance

PERFORMANCE

Florida State University School of Dance

2016           Elegie                                     George Balanchine, staged by Suzanne Farrell

 

2015           Clarion                                                Rick McCullough

            Parabola                                             Anjali Austin

            Rooms                                                Anna Sokolow/staged by Bhumi Patel

            Farewell to Music                               Anthony Morgan

Of Love (understudy)                          Gerri Houlihan

SHORE                                                Emily Johnson/MANCC Residency

Les Liaisons Dangereuses                   Rachel Hunter

 

The Gainesville Ballet Company, Georgia, Diane Callahan, Artistic Director

Principal Dancer/Guest Artist

2011-2015 

Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker                          Diane Callahan
Snow Queen in The Nutcracker                                Diane Callahan                      
Cinderella in Cinderella                                             Susan Thomas McGraw
Alice in Alice in Wonderland                                     Kristy Nilsson
Incipio                                                                        Norbert Nirewicz
Disentangle                                                                Nikki Bybee
Sum of all parts                                                          Kerri Lambert
Harajuku Girls                                                             Jeffrey Scott Bailey
Americano                                                                  Casey Noblett
Judged by the Cover                                                 Brelin Zimmerman
Dali’s Chess                                                                Nikki Bybee, Jolie Long

 

Ann Arbor Ballet Theatre, Carol Radovic, Artistic Director
Principal Dancer

1995-2002 

Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker                           Carol Radovic

Clara in The Nutcracker                                             Carol Radovic
Snow Queen in The Nutcracker                                 Carol Radovic
Spanish in The Nutcracker                                         Carol Radovic
Puck in Midsummer Nights Dream                            Carol Radovic
Bolero                                                                        Carol Radovic
Paquita                                                                       Marius Petipa
Bluebird Pas de Deux                                                Marius Petipa
Don Quixote Grand Pas de Deux                              Marius Petipa
Hylas and the Naiads                                                 Kathy Scharp 

                       

The Kalamazoo Ballet Company, Therese Bullard, Artistic Director

Soloist

1992-1995 

Clara in The Nutcracker                                             Therese Bullard
Columbine in The Nutcracker                                    Therese Bullard
The Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland                    Therese Bullard
Corps de Ballet                                                          The Sleeping Beauty
Corps de Ballet                                                          Cinderella                  
In the Park                                                                  Therese Bullard
Cassiopiea                                                                  August Tye
Rodeo                                                                         August Tye                                                    

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

CORPS de Ballet International Member                                                            2015

World Dance Alliance America Member                                                           2015   

National Education Association                                                                        2013

Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society Member                                              2013

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities                                     2004-2014