Dance Teaching General Overview

I have over two decades of teaching experience. I have taught throughout Europe and the U.S. at places like UW-MadisonUIUC,  Boston ConservatoryBrown University  and at various other places in Germany, Spain and Turkey. I am a dance historian and critic, Roma scholar, Flamenco historian and peace activist  and have taught a variety of these courses in Higher Education, as well as worked in various socio-economic environments with a diverse student body.

I have training in working with Dancers with disabilities as well as teaching dance to the elderly, creative dance for children, dance history, dance writing and dance for dementia. I have offered dance classes to refugee and asylum seekers in various parts of Europe and have also taught at local dance studios and pre-professional training programmes throughout the UK and abroad. I am available for lecture-demonstrations, talks, lectures and for other consultancy work.

Noted roles:

  • Coventry University, Learning Support Dance Assistant
  • PEOPLE Program Summer Instructor College Enrichment Instructor UW-Madison
  • Lecture/Demonstrator World Dance Conference UW-Madison
  • Dance Appreciation 105 (85 students –Lecturer and TA) UNM-Albuquerque
  • Flamenco 169 ( 30 Students Teaching Assistant) UNM-Albuquerque
  • Lecture/Demonstrator: World Dance Conference Madison, WI
  • Flamenco Instructor JWYU OUTREACH Program Madison, WI
  • Flamenco Guest Artist  JWYU Dance Co. Tour Madison, WI Office 
  • MSCR Flamenco Instructor/Educator Madison School District Instructor Workshops for adults, Four Week Session
  • Arts Coordinator/Instructor Neighborhood House Community Center
  • Ballet Instructor/Assistant Story Book Ballet Dance Academy
  • Flamenco Guest Artist  Grand Opening of Overture Center Theater
  • Dance Instructor Project BOOTSTRAP
  • Dancer SMARTDANCE-Dance Co. Madison, WI
  • Flamenco Choreographer/Dancer Allison Rootberg Dance Co.
  • Flamenco Dancer La Carboneria Tablao Seville, Spain