Dance Instructor Technique Dance Director resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Skilled Dance Instructor specializing in tap dance. Offering 25+ years as dancer and teacher. Driven to correct posture, musicality and technical execution of percussive steps. Talented Choreographer skilled in instructing and supporting dancers and performers. Well-versed in posture, dance techniques, specific moves and rhythm sensitivity. Positive and upbeat team player with dedication to performance quality. Hard-working Caretaker diligent about handling all facets of animal care to promote health and wellness. Feed, water and groom animals on regular schedule, as well as provide exercise and positive attention to boost happiness. Passionate about animal welfare. Proficient Painter bringing 8 years of experience building maintenance and construction positions. Expert in preparing surfaces, customizing paints and creating made-to-order finishes. Dedicated to providing flawless final results on all varieties of surfaces.

  • Group teaching
  • Technique practice
  • Project management
  • Project coordination
  • Bid proposals review and approval
  • People skills
  • Creative
  • Exceptional time management
  • Dependable
  • Work ethic
  • Trainable
09/2011 to Current
Dance Instructor, Technique Dance Director Mayo Clinic Oronoco, MN,
  • Collaborated in team-based environment to uphold instruction quality and continuity of service to all clients.
  • Helped with coordination and administration of complete dance program.
  • Devised and directed group dance performances.
  • Delivered individual instruction to students.
  • Upheld all studio guidelines and legal requirements.
  • Choreographed step and moves sequences for dancers.
  • Prepared choreography for individual and group performances.
  • Worked with directors to select costumes, music, effects and qualified dancers.
  • Demonstrated various dance routines, watched and evaluated dancers and tweaked steps to produce outstanding shows.
  • Instructed approximately 40 students of various ages in tap dance.
  • Organized volunteers for performances.
  • Performed various administrative tasks such as email correspondence, arranging guest instructors, scheduling/booking events both in and out of the studio.
  • Created video and virtual content for virtual students.
  • Helped create tap dance curriculum for the youth dance program and student instructor training program.
09/2019 to 10/2020
Animal Care Technician Defenders Of Animal Rights City, STATE,
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Isolated animals with potential contagious diseases to reduce infection risks and monitor disease presentation.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Stayed on top of housekeeping requirements such as laundry, sweeping and disinfection during slow periods.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory to maximize team efficiency.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks 3 times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
05/2011 to 01/2019
Owner/Painter Cover Story Painting (self Employed) City, STATE,
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Painted walls and other surfaces using traditional methods and worked efficiently to complete jobs within required timeframes.
  • Recommended options to customers for blending, harmonizing and contrasting colors to add depth to smaller spaces.
  • Performed repairs to defects in walls by patching holes and scrapes prior at project start.
  • Covered floors before prepping, priming and painting walls and ceilings protect them from chemicals and paint.
  • Inspected work sites to measure dimensions, lay out work and estimate materials for each job.
  • Readied surfaces and surrounding areas for painting using sandpaper, tape and other materials.
  • Monitored paint supplies, placing orders whenever needed and properly and safely disposed of old paint.
  • Determined appropriate color for new and replacement applications during consultation with customers.
  • Maintained thorough inventory of paint equipment and supplies by checking product levels daily.
  • Cleaned and smoothed all surfaces prior to painting.
  • Prepared sheetrock, metal and wood surfaces for painting.
  • Smoothed and finished surfaces on walls, trim and cabinetry.
Education and Training
Expected in
: Interior Design And Architecture
Westwood College - ,
Expected in
: Art
Towson University - Baltimore, MD
Expected in
: Interior Design And Architecture
Harford Community College - Bel Air, MD,

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School Attended

  • Westwood College
  • Towson University
  • Harford Community College

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  • Dance Instructor, Technique Dance Director
  • Animal Care Technician
  • Owner/Painter


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