Training includes: PSU, USIU, RDT, Ririe Woodbury, Bates Dance Festival, Alvin Ailey School, and Jacobs Pillow which many included full Scholarships for training. Dancer for: Company We Keep, Broadway Dinner Theatre, V. Keith Martin NW Repertory Dance Company and Perseverance Theatre under a Ford Foundation Grant as well as freelance work throughout career.
Teaching includes: Jefferson High School Performing Arts for 27 years, OBT, PSU, University Of Portland, Pacific University,Dancers Workshop and Guest Artist for Goethe Institute Kyoto Japan. As a teacher she is in Who’s Who Among American Teachers publication. Choreography For: Documentary Soar, Beaverton Arts And Communication, PDX Dance, Broadway Rose Theatre, Jefferson Dancers, Jefferson Dancers 11, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Portland Festival Ballet, Metro Dancers as well as many independent shows of own work. Teaching improvisation and composition at Portland Festival Ballet and Freelancing As guest artist in Choreography.