Resume Samples - Dance


Joseph Jackson

Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number, Email Address


Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Bachelor of Fine Arts and Dance, Cum Laude, Month Year
  • Studied under the direction of: David Curwen, Sharon Garber, Whitney Moncrief, Carolyn Pavilk. 
  • Intensive academic and practical curriculum: ballet, modern, jazz, contact improvisation, choreography, history, pedagogy, production, management and technology.


  • ODC/Dance, Brenda Way/KT Nelson, Apprentice Dancer, Year-Year
  • River North Dance Chicago, Frank Chaves, Summer Apprentice (Performed), Year
  • Wellspring/Cori Terry and Dancers, Cori Terry, Guest Performer, Year-Year
  • Western Dance Project (WMU's touring dance ensemble), David Curwen, Company Dancer, Year-Year
  • Hip Hop ConnXion, Suave, Company Dancer, Year-Year

Performance Experience

  • The Envelope, David Parsons  (Staged by Jason McDole), WMU, Principal
  • Viva Vivaldi,  Gerald Arpino  (Staged by Willy Shives), WMU, Principal
  • Light and Landless,  KT Nelson, WMU, Featured Duet 
  • Statement of Youth, Alex Ketley, SF Conservatory, Ensemble
  • Simply Miles, Simply Us, Frank Chaves, River North, Ensemble
  • Foreground, Lauren Edson, WMU/ACDF, Ensemble
  • Part and Parcel, AutumEckman, WMU/Tour, Featured Duet 

Supplemental Education

  • Inside ODC Audition Workshop (Full Scholarship), Year
  • Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton Summer Workshop (Full Scholarship), Year
  • China and Taiwan Study Abroad Immersion Project, Year
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Dance Summer Program (WMU Full Funding), Year
  • River North Dance Chicago Summer Intensive (Full Scholarships), Year-Year
  • Luna Negra Dance Theater Summer Intensive (WMU Full Funding), Year

WMU Scholarships 

  • Partners in Dance Endowed Scholarship, Year-Year
  • Ethel Perry Eaton Endowed Dance Scholarship, Year-Year
  • Diversity and Multiculturalism Scholarship, Year-Year
  • Partners in Dance “Stars” Scholarship, Year-Year
  • Outstanding New Dance Major Scholarship, Year-Year

Additional Skills

Videand music editing, photography, ShotokaKarate (HighBrownBelt), American SigLanguage 



Whitney Williams

Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number, Email Address

Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown, Height: 5'3'', Weight: 125


  • Alleluia, RobertBattle, Soloist, Ensemble 
  • Red Salvation, Tony Calucci, Ensemble
  • El Otro Lado, Carolyn Pavlik, Duet, Ensemble
  • Kennedy Center Performance of The End, David Curwen,  Ensemble
  • The 40’s, Lou Conte, Trio, Ensemble
  • How Long Brethren? (Helen Tamiris), Staged by:Dianne McIntyre,  Ensemble
  • In My Mind, Mark Gomez, Duet, Ensemble
  • Kennedy Center Performance of Suite Otis, George Faison, Ensemble 
  • Suite Otis, George Faison, Ensemble 
  • Juvenskool, DerrickEvans, Ensemble

Dance Companies

  • Western Dance Project, David Curwen
  • Center Stage Dance Company 
  • Center Stage Dance Company, Jan Forster, Mary Dow, Melissa Peich, Nicole Scagowski

Teaching Experience

  • Education for the Arts: Modern, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Shayana's Dance Kraze: Hip Hop, Plainwell, MI
  • Center for Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Modern, Westmont, IL

Training, Awards, and Scholarships

  • Dalton Exceptional Dance Major, Western Michigan University, Year-Year
  • Partners in Dance Scholarship, Western Michigan University, Year-Year
  • Outstanding Dance Major Scholarship, Western Michigan University, Year-Year
  • Wendy Cornish Scholarship, Western Michigan University, Year-Year
  • Lou Conte, Chicago, IL, Year-Year
  • Urban Jamm, Chicago, IL, Month Year (The Edge Scholarship)
  • The Edge, Las Angeles, CA, Month Year
  • Dance For Life Summer Workshop, Chicago, IL, Month Year
  • International Dance Challenge, Chicago, IL, Month Year  (Center Stage Award)
  • Dance America- Finalist, New York, Year and Year (Dancer of the Year)
  • Broadway Dance Center, New York, NY, Month Year
  • Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Chicago, IL, Year-Year
  • River North Workshop, Chicago, IL. Month Year
  • Co. Dance- Finalist, Orlando, FL Month Year (Dancer of the Year)


Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Bachelor of Arts in Dance, GPA: 4.0, Month Year

Special Skills

Acting, Singing, Musical Counting, Choreography, Back Stage and Crew Work, Lighting/Design, Aerobics, Basic Spanish, Gymnastics, CPR Training.

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