LEW-ANN LEEN
P.O. Box 248
Ogunquit, ME 03907

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PH 207-646-6825
CELL 207-651-0901

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position as a Dance Instructor.

PROFILE: A highly energetic and enthusiastic individual, specializing in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Musical Theatre Dance, Theatre, Film and Video.

EXPERIENCE:
Portsmouth Ballroom, Portsmouth, NH 2008-present
Belly Dancing 2008-present.

Marshwood Adult Education Department, South Berwick, ME 2008-present
Belly Dancing 2008-present.

York Adult Education Department, York, Maine, 2006-present
Adult Tap and Jazz (2006). Adult Tap and Belly Dancing 2007-present.

Kittery Recreation Department, Kittery, Maine, 1990-2005.
Taught 11-12 classes a week in Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Point. Ages: 3-18. Also, taught classes for adult Jazz and student theatre.

University of Southern Maine Theatre Department, Gorham, Maine.
Taught Musical Theatre Dance, 7 years. Director of The Dance Festival, 1 year.

Casco Bay Movers, Portland, Maine, 3 years. Taught Jazz classes for both students, ages 7-10 and adults.

Stepping Out Dance Studio, Saco, Maine
Taught Ballet Classes for students, ages 5-21, 1 year.

Dance Great Works, North Berwick, Maine.
Self employed dance instructor. Taught classes in Tap, Jazz and Ballet, ages 3-12., 8 years.

Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Taught classes in Tap and Ballet, ages 3-12, 2 years.

Lew-Ann’s School of Dance, Lincoln, Maine.
Self employed dance instructor. Taught classes in Tap, Jazz and Ballet, ages 3-18, 1972-1982.

Lew-Ann has also taught classes for NYC schools and in Costa Rica as a guest Artist. She has choreographed dozens of musicals for high school. college, community and professional theatre and owned her own Theatre company from 1992-2002.

 

TRAINING:
BA Dance/Theatre, University of Maine, Orono, 1984.

Visiting student , Hunter College, NYC, 1983-1984.

Attended Dance Teacher Training school at Kent State with scholarship from Dance Masters of America, New England Chapter.

Independent Dance Study with the following teachers in New York and Chicago: Phil Black, Michael Owens , Gregory King, Douglas Wassell, Lee Theodore, Steven Harding, Frank Hatchet, Sue Samuels, Gus Giordano, Michele Assef,

Childhood education with Josephine Shanley and Polly Thomas, Maine State Ballet.

Also extensive training in Theater, Film and Video both performing and producing.

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