Dee Alaba Résumé/CV

Education

Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance (Class of 2017)

Skills

- Adaptable and exceptional interpersonal skills
- Computer literacy; word, excel
- Detail-oriented
- Fluent in Tagalog and Bisaya and some French

Dance Training

2013 - 2017: Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL

- Technique and Composition: Keesha Beckford, Malik Camara, Liz Burritt, Zineb Chraibi, Margi Cole, Allen Desterhaft, Darrell Jones, Colleen Halloran, Jeff Hancock, Carrie Hanson, Onye Ozuzu, Michel Rodriguez Cintra, Jimmy Pane, Kyle Sequin, Emily Stein.

- Dance History and Theory: Bonnie Brooks, Emma Draves, Lisa Gonzales, Dardi McGinley-Gallivan, Pam McNeil.

- Master Classes: Felipe Barrueto-Cabello from Joe Goode Dance Company, Nora Chipaumire, Philip Elson, Carrie Hanson, Christina Gonzalez-Gillet, Damon Green, Rennie Harris, Doron Raz, The Seldoms, Stephen Petronio Company, Shantala Shivalingappa, Rosy Simas, Urban Bush Women

2009 - 2011: Maine East High School - Park Ridge, IL
- Poms, Jazz and HipHop: Sue Kawecki, Amanda Loerzel, Danielle McDonald

Teaching Experience

Spring 2017: Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL

- Teaching II; Teaching Assistant for Intro to Dance Technique II

Spring 2016: Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL
- Teaching I
Summer 2014 - Present: Maine East POMS Team
- Guest teacher/trainer

Performance Experience

City Farm Chicago - Chicago IL

- LOUD VOICES 2021 - Loud Bodies

Site Specific Performance

- Sidewalk Dance 2020/21 by The Seldoms

Preston Bradley Center - Chicago IL

- Chicago Dances 2020 - The Cambrians 

The Den Theater - Chicago IL

- The Fly Honey Show X 2019 by Erin Kilmurray Choreography

Edgewater Theater - Chicago IL

- Pivot Arts Festival 2019 - SEARCH PARTY by Erin Kilmurray

Dovetail Studio - Chicago IL

- Nuevo Baile En Tu Cuidad 2019 by Fred Darsow 

Hamlin Park - Chicago IL

- Synapse Arts' New Works Program 2019 - Excerpts of Sexual Discovery and Liberation by Loud Bodies

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago - Chicago IL

- The Dance Center's 45th Anniversary - Do You Wanna Dance Yeah or Lonely Boy by Erin Kilmurray

Chicago Cultural Center - Chicago IL

- Elevate Chicago Dance 2018 - SEARCH PARTY  by Erin Kilmurray

Links Hall - Chicago IL

- Co-Mission 2018 - SEARCH PARTY by Erin Kilmurray

COLLABORACTION & Hamilton Park Cultural Center

- PEACEBOOK 2018 - Thursday Night by Loud Bodies

Ruth Page Center For The Arts - Chicago IL

- NEW DANCES 2018 Thodos Dance Chicago & Danceworks Chicago - Shift in᛫ tensions by Chris Johnson & Nearer to Arete by J'sun Howard.

Marshall Performing Arts Center at University of Minnesota - Duluth MN

 - ACDA 2017 - Paradoxical by Dwigth Alaba & I Call Upon My Sphinx To Protect My Riddled Soul, I Unclenched My Soul To Unveil MY _____. by Keisha Janae Bennett

Museum Of Contemporary Arts - Chicago, IL

- Power Goes by The Seldoms, student performer.

Auditorium Theater - Chicago, IL

- Columbia College Chicago Open House Fall 2014

Athenaeum Theater - Chicago, IL

- Ascendence Benefit Showcase Summer 2016 - Your Light by Keifer Otto

Vogel Hall - Milwaukee, WI

- Milwaukee Fringe Festival Summer 2016 - Vado Mori by Emma Draves

Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL

- Senior Capstone Concert Spring 2017 - Phénomènes de Foules by Dwigth Alaba

- Faculty Concert Spring 2017 - Until It's Understood by Dardi McGinley-Gallivan

- Faculty Concert Spring 2017 - Development by Shannon Grayson
- Choreographic Project Concert 2 Fall 2016 - I Call Upon My Sphinx To Protect My Riddled Soul, I Unclenched My Soul To Unveil MY _____. by Keisha Janae Bennett
- Choreographic Project Concert 1 Fall 2016 - Paradoxical by Dwigth Alaba
- Repertory Performance Workshop Spring 2016 - Monomyth by Pam McNeil

- Repertory Performance Workshop Spring 2016 - Fear by Rennie Harris

- Repertory Performance Workshop Spring 2016 - Homesick Blues by Jessica Miller Tomlinson
- Senior Concert Spring 2016 - Whelm by Shanna Fragen
- Faculty Concert Fall 2015 - Many Of Us Were Birds by Onye Ozuzu
- Student Performance Night Fall 2015 - Gears. Humans Bound by Jacob Buerger
- Student Performance Night Fall 2015 - Long Live (Nobility) by Nicole Flores
- Choreographic Project Spring 2015 - A Memory Retold by Taylor Chwae
- Student Performance Night Spring 2015 - P_PER TR_IL by Hannah Santistevan
- Student Performance Night Fall 2014 - Le Paysage (Landscape) by Taylor Chwae
- Manifest Spring 2014 by Keesha Beckford
- Choreographic Project: Program one Spring 2014 - Proxemics by Sarah Howard

Residency

Foxberry Farm - Wilmington VT

The Function 2020 (WIP) - by Erin Kilmurray

Harris Theater - Chicago IL

- The Function 2020 (WIP) - by Erin Kilmurray

Honors and Awards

Columbia College Chicago Dean’s List 2013-2017
Columbia College Chicago Academic Award Scholarship 2013-2017