Cultural Work

National Performance
Documentation & Evaluation Research Consultant, Mapping Critical Relations and Histories of the National Performance Network with focuses on partnerships, community, cultural policy, heritage and cultural equity. Research initiative includes conducting interviews, site visits, collecting oral and written histories, and analyzing archival material, resulting in a multi-media organizational report, co-created with performance scholar Paul Bonin-Rodriguez (University of Texas, Austin).
New Orleans, LA
2014 – present

Reel Grrls – 
Guest/Master Teaching Artist of the Reel Grrls and Reel Grrls Pro filmmaking programs.
Seattle, WA
May 2015 – present

Northwest Film Forum –
Guest instructor focusing on documentary, queerness and gender in media production.
Seattle, WA
Spring 2016

Next Generation National Arts Network –
Organizational, communication and tech support for this national group which has been running since the National Performance Network meeting in New Orleans (2013), offering free professional development and networking for emerging and mid-career arts administrators.
National (New York City / Atlanta / Dallas / Seattle)
December 2015 – present

S.A.L.T. (Seattle Arts Leadership Team) –
Committee Member with S.A.L.T., an arts leadership group in Seattle for emerging cultural leaders and arts administrators.
Seattle, Washington
July 2015 – present

Women’s Working Group
Group Member of WWG which holds annual gatherings/retreats to discuss both personal and professional aspects of being women in performing arts administration.
United States
July 2015 – present

Girl Gods
Production Manager and Communications Director for Pat Graney Company’s contemporary dance piece Girl Gods, about the repression of female rage and familial history, premiering at On the Boards in Seattle, WA and touring to Montclair State University / Peak Performances (NJ).
Seattle, WA | Montclair, NJ
February 2015 – January 2016

Innovate Heritage: Conversations Between Art and
Co-Director|Curator.Founder of international and interdisciplinary conference looking at innovations in bringing the arts and heritage sectors together in conversation.
Berlin, Germany | Seattle, WA
June 2013 – Spring 2016

Femme Hive: Berlin Femme/Queer Feminine Konferenz –
Co-founder/co-lead organizer of conference exploring and celebrating
the diverse aspects of femme/queer feminine identity.
Berlin, Germany
October 10-12, 2014

IETM International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts
Communications organizational team for Bi-Annual International Partners Meeting.
Brussels, Belgium | Athens, Greece
August 1 – November 15, 2013

Special Friends: Eine Queeres
Curator of annual cabaret focused on developed
international performance work by artists in Berlin.
Award from the Mayor of Cottbus.
Berlin, Germany | Cottbus, Germany

Desiderata: Berliner Festtage der Wü
Guest Artists/presenter for festival and additional events.
Hosted by Humbolt University.
Berlin, Germany

Queer Zagreb –
Archive data-base assistant for contemporary performing
arts festival.
Berlin | Zagreb, Croatia

Copenhagen Queer
Berlin Organizing Group (2011), Cabaret Coordinator/host,
Workshop Leader, festival documentation for annual festival.
Berlin | Copenhagen, Denmark

National Performance
Annual Meeting Site Coordinator for national meeting of
performing arts presenters and artists.
Seattle, WA | New Orleans, LA

Keeping the Faith: Prison Arts
Project Coordinator for Pat Graney Company’s prison arts program working
with incarcerated populations in Washington State women’s prison.
Also on initial advisory committee for KTF transitions program.
Seattle, WA

Arts Leadership Lab –
Committee Member with Seattle’s Arts Leadership Lab, hosted through 4 Culture, conducting discourse feedback meetings as well as community cultural events.
Seattle, WA

Bumbershoot Music
Stage Manager/Venue Manager for annual comedy stage
of major music/arts festival at the Seattle Center.
Seattle, WA
2008, 2015

Northwest Folklife Festival –
Hospitality Lead for artist/volunteer facilities at
annual folks arts festival at the Seattle Center.
Seattle, WA
2007-2008, 2015

Scott Turner Schofield Artist
Residency Coordinator for Pat Graney Company’s artist residency
of “Debutant Balls”, “How to Become a Man in 127 Easy Steps”
and community workshops by Scott Turner Schofield.
Seattle, WA

LGBT Tobacco Prevention
Leadership Fellow of cross-cultural leadership institute, and
Co-Chair of the LGBT Tobacco Prevention Coalition which
gave community grants (funded by WA Department of Health).
Seattle, WA
2003-2005 | 2007-2008

The Bend-It
Founder/Director of three day long free arts and music festival
led by-and-for queer young people. Partner and employer
organizations include: SYPP, AFSC, Seattle LGBT Community
Center, and MPowerment (LLAA).
Seattle, WA
2003-2005, 2008

Merchandise Lead, film committee, documentation
and performer within national queer arts festival.
Olympia, WA

Workshop Committee member for kick-off international feminist
festival that spread internationally, based in riot grrrl movement.
Olympia, WA