Artist Statement

It is through the avenue of dance that I express my interest in world history, relationships, visual art pieces and life experiences. Through the aesthetics of Modern dance, Jazz dance, Contemporary dance and African dance I create dance works. I enjoy exploring rhythmic patterns often inspired by the groove and breath of the dancers shared with a musical score. In contrasted coupling the rhythms with rounded, angular and linear movements that continue to build phrases, which in turn develops into a body of work.

Life experiences have a way of navigating the stories I share with the dancers and the audience. As we are all weaving through life with doubt, success, failure and happiness often dancers are able to relate to the path chosen to tell a particular story or are able to grasp the over all vision of the works. This is where the connections within the dance begins to mend, not only making sense physically but emotionally.