RESUME

Education

2020

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring: Modernism, Ballet, and Riots

Thomas Forrest Kelly - Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music

HarvardX

2017

BROADWAY DANCE CENTER

Dance Teacher Workshop
New York, New York

2010 - 2014

SALEM COLLEGE

  • BA Candidate in the Department of Dance Studies. Department Dance Studies Chair Heidi Echols

  • BA Candidate in the Department of Communication. Department Communication Chair Carol Dykers

 Winston Salem, North Carolina

2011 - 2016

THE DANCE CENTER OF GREENSBORO

Owner/Artistic Director Jeanne Alala
Greensboro, North Carolina

2008 - 2012

ATLANTA BALLET

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education Summer Intensives. Dean of Dance Education Sharon Story
Atlanta, Georgia

2004 - 2010

THE CONSERVATORY OF DANCE AND THEATRE

Owner/Artistic Director Barbara Johnson
Galax, Virginia

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

  • Heat Dance Convention 2020 Dance Educators Virtual Forum

  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston Salem, North Carolina

  • Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn, New York

  • Broadway Dance Center, New York, New York

  • Radio City Rockettes' Workshop, New York, New York

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina

  • The School of Richmond Ballet, Richmond, Virginia

  • The Dance Place, Sparta, North Carolina

 

Professional

2016 - 2020

DIRECTOR OF DANCE EDUCATION

The Conservatory of Dance and Theatre

Develop dance curriculum and oversee long-range plans for the strategic development of the Conservatory of Dance and Theatre and Galax Youth Ballet. Instructor to ballet, jazz, and creative movement classes and choreographer to the Galax Youth Ballet. 

Galax, Virginia

2017 - 2020

SALE ASSOCIATE

The Sock Basket

Sales Associate in Western North Carolina's only dance retail store. 

Asheville, North Carolina

2013 - 2016

DANCE INSTRUCTOR

The Dance Center of Greensboro

Designed, developed, and implemented the dance and movement program for students offering participants opportunities to develop an interest and mastery of the art form. Instructor to all pre-school division classes, ballet, jazz, tap, and lyrical. 

Greensboro, North Carolina

For further details, contact Taylor Edwards-Crider directly at taylorecrider@gmail.com.  
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Performance Highlights

THE NUTCRACKER

2016 - 2019

Soloist
The Conservatory of Dance and Theatre
Choreographers: Barbara Johnson and Taylor Edwards-Crider
Galax, Virginia

SPRING INTO DANCE: A MOVEMENT BOUQUET

2018, 2019

The Asheville Ballet 
Choreographers: Ann Dunn, Tricia Renshaw, Fleming Lomax, Phillip McCorie, Nancy Zander. 
Asheville, North Carolina

FALL INTO DANCE: AN ARTISTIC HARVEST

2017

The Asheville Ballet
Choreographers: Ann Dunn, Tricia Renshaw, Emily Wood
Asheville, North Carolina

DIRTY DANCING FESTIVAL

2017

8th Annual Dirty Dancing Festival
The Asheville Ballet
Choreographer: Lyle Lanely
Lake Lure, North Carolina

THE NUTCRACKER

2011 - 2015

Soloist
The Dance Center of Greensboro
Choreographers: Jeanne Alala, Sam Shapiro, and Mallory Graham
High Point, North Carolina

THE ONE HUNDREDS

2014

Twyla Tharp Dance
Choreographer: Twyla Tharp
Winston Salem, North Carolina

EVE AT THE RIVER

2014

American College Dance Festival Association
Choreographer: Victoria Lasley after Cara Hagan
George Mason University

SINGLE SISTERS

2012

Fall Concert, Salem College Dance Company
Choreographer Melissa Pihos
Winston Salem, North Carolina

BLOODFEATHER

2011

Spring Showcase
Alban Elved Dance Company
Choreographer Karola Luetteringhaus
Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

Choreography Highlights

2016 - 2019

THE NUTCRACKER

Directed, produced, and choreographed
The Conservatory of Dance and Theatre
Galax, Virginia

2019

CINDERELLA: A STORYBOOK BALLET

Directed, produced, and choreographed
The Conservatory of Dance and Theatre
Galax, Virgina

2019

SPRING INTO DANCE: A MOVEMENT BOUQUET

Resident Choreographer
The Asheville Ballet
Asheville, North Carolina

2018

WONKA! THE BALLET

Directed, produced, and choreographed
The Conservatory of Dance and Theatre
Galax, Virginia

2017

THE WIZARD OF OZ: THE BALLET

Directed, produced, choreographed
The Conservatory of Dance and Theatre
Galax, Virginia

2016

PETER PAN

Resident Choreographer
The Dance Center of Greensboro
High Point, North Carolina

2014

TWISTED TALES

Senior Project Spring Showcase
Salem College Department of Dance Studies 
Awarded the Katherine B. Rondthaler Honors for Dance and Choreography
Winston Salem, North Carolina

2013

RESURRECTED

Spring Showcase 

Salem College Department of Dance Studies

Awarded the Katherine B. Rondthaler Honors for Dance and Choreography

Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

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