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San Francisco State University                                               

Bachelor or Arts in Dance and Minor in Africana Studies

Jazz & Modern training under Ray Tadio and Mark Davis and Ballet training under Wendy Diamond.


Chhandam School of Kathak, Berekely, CA                         August 2010- December 2018

Training under Pandit Chitresh Das and his senior disciple Seibi Lee.

Ecole Des Sables, Toubab Dialao, Senegal                                       April 7 2019- April 21 2019

Dance Afrique Experimental Flow Intensive

Training Under Alesandra Seutin, Mamadou Balde, Thomas Presto, Saky Tchebe, Clara Bajado, Michele Moss, Vicki Igbokwe

Performance and Choreography Experience


Chhandam School of Kathak: San Francisco

Arts Education program: May 2014- Dec 2017

-Performing at Bay Area K-12 schools to teach kids about kathak dance.


Decoding Dance program: April 2016- December 2016

- Traveled to various Bay Area tech companies to demonstrate the similarities between kathak and the tech world.


SF State’s New Moves Student Showcase:

“The Royals” choreographed by Matthew McKines III. Premiered in December 2015 at the McKenna Theater

“With Reservations” choreographed by Bridgette Lott. Premiered in December 2016 at the McKenna Theater


“Maya” Self choreographed. Premiered in December 2016 at the McKenna Theater

SF State’s University Dance Theater:

“With Reservations” choreographed by Bridgette Lott. Performed in March 2017 at the McKenna Theater.

"House of Divine Children" choreographed by Ray Tadio and Dancers (Rayn Holmes, Matthew L. McKines III, Brandon

             Brown). Premiered April 2018 at the McKenna Theater 

Other Bay Area Performances:

“Recede” choreographed by New York choreographer, Jalila Bell. Premiered on February 2017 at Mill College’s  Ebb+Flow- 5th Anniversary Concert.

Afro Urban Society & Bearettes performance at 2019 Ethnic Dance Festival. Premiered on July 6th & 7th 2019 at Zellerbach Theater. 



Office Experience

Global Exchange: San Francisco, CA April 2015- Current

Database and Membership Administrator:

  • Receive donor donations (mail and online) and record in Salesforce database

  • Create and send out thank you letters to donors

  • Pull donor reports and reconcile differences in Online donor tracking platforms

  • Correspond with donors and assist with any inquiries 

  • Track lapsed monthly donors and contact them to renew

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: San Francisco, CA October 2014- February 2015

Performing Arts Intern:

  • Provide hands-on support for YBCA performances and public programs including back-of-house (Artist hospitality) and front-of-house activities.

  • Create artist itineraries and welcome packets

  • Confirm hotel reservations for non-local artists

Chitresh Das Dance Company: San Francisco, CA

Administrative Assistant: 04/2011- 07/2014

Intern:03/ 2011- 04/2011


 Office Administration

  • Maintain and troubleshoot office equipment (faxes, phones, printer, etc.)& train new employees

  • Answer phones, file, complete office mailings and data entry/backup

  • Obtaining liability insurance for studios and events

  • Update and manage office google sites

  • Organize, stock and manage office supply inventory and promotional materials

  •  Calendar weekly staff meetings and cleaning schedules


Bookkeeping Assistant

  • Manage cash/ check deposit process – responsible for up to $50,000 with no losses or discrepancies

  • Calculate and prepare monthly dance studio payments 

  • Process registrations, multi- family discounts and refunds



  • Receive and process donor payments

  • Tracking all payments received in Salesforce

  • Create and mail donor thank you letters

  • Organize hard copy files of thank you letters and other donor documents


School Tasks

  • Serve as the first point of contact for new student/audience inquiries conveying our mission and school/events in details and with passion

  • Manage the online registration system (Activenet)

  • Assist students with registration payment process

  • Create school materials for students



Languages: English, Spanish (Intermediate: spoken and written)


Computer Programs and Online Platforms: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Salesforce, Salsa Labs, Democracy Engine.


*References provided upon request

Photo Credit: Arijit Dutta
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