© 2023 Christina Eltvedt

 RESUME 

 education 

2015 - 2018     MFA in Dance, Temple University, Philadelphia PA

2008 - 2013     BA Sculpture, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago IL

2008 - 2013     Minor Dance, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago IL 

Certification

2018 (Fall) - 2019 (Summer)        Pilates Apprentice II, Drexel Pilates, Philadelphia PA       

Teaching EXPERIENCE 

Spring 2019    Temple University, Philadelphia Dance Experience [DANC 0827]

                       Undergraduate, General Education

Spring 2019    Temple University, Modern II [DANC 1838]

                       Undergraduate, General Education

 

2018-Present     The Rock School of Dance, Philadelphia PA

                           Creative Movement (Pre-K), Pre-K Gymnastics, Pre-Ballet I

2017-Present     The Pennington Studio for Dance & Creative Arts, Pennington NJ

                           Substitute Teacher for Jazz, Modern, Ballet, & Pointe (Age 11-14)

 

Fall 2018         Temple University, Philadelphia Dance Experience [DANC 0827]

                       Undergraduate, General Education

 

Fall 2018         Temple University, Modern I [DANC 1835]

                       Undergraduate, General Education

April 2018           Northern Illinois University, Dekalb IL

                            Master Classes: Modern, Jazz (Undergraduate)

March 2018        American College Dance Association, West Chester University, West Chester PA

                            Master Class: Dancing with Props (Undergraduate)

Spring 2017     Temple University, Philadelphia Dance Experience [DANC 0827]

                        Undergraduate, General Education

Fall 2016          Temple University, Philadelphia Dance Experience [DANC 0827]

                        Undergraduate, General Education

                        Teaching Assistant

Fall 2017              The Pennington Studio for Dance & Creative Arts, Pennington NJ

                             Substitute Teacher for Jazz & Modern (Age 11-14)

Summer 2017      Darpana Academy of Performing Arts, Ahmedabad, India

                             Modern Dance Workshop (Darpana Dance Company members / Pre-Professionals)

Summer 2017      Plainfield Dance Academy, Plainfield IL

                             Master Classes: Ballet, Pointe, Modern, and Conditioning (Age 13-17)

2014-2015            ChiArts - Chicago High School for the Arts, Chicago IL

                             Subsitute Teacher for Ballet & Character Dance (Age 14-18)

2014-2015            State Street Dance, Geneva IL

                             Character & Ballet (Age 7-Adults)

2013-2015            Studio North Academy of the Performing Arts, Wilmette IL

                             Ballet, Jazz, Modern (Age 6-Adult)

2013-2015            North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook IL

                             Ballet, Pointe, Jazz (Age 8-Adult)

2010-2015            Southport Performing Arts Conservatory, Chicago IL

                             Pre-Dance, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Character Dance (Ages 3-16)

2009-2013            Joel Hall Dance Center, Chicago IL

                             Ballet (Age 7-10)

2004-2010            North Shore Dance Center, Skokie IL

                             Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Pre-dance, Lyrical (Age 3-Adult)

2005-2008            The School of the Performing Arts, Naperville IL

                             Ballet, Pointe, Modern (Age 7-18)

2006-2008            Cribs, Cradles, & Crayons, Skokie IL

                             Creative Movement (Ages 3-5)

2006                     Pilates Barre, Winnetka IL

                             Pilates Barre and Conditioning (Adults)

2005                     Chicago Ballet Arts, Chicago IL

                             Character Dance (Age 9-12)

2004-2005            Vibe Dance Center, Grayslake IL

                             Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Stretch and Strength (Age 10-16)

2002-2004            Dance Connection, Grayslake IL

                             Ballet, Pointe (Age 7-13)

 choreography 

May 2018        Threads of Perception, Installation, Trio (40min)

                        The MASS Building, Philadelphia PA

 

Nov 2017        Entangled, Duet

                        Choreographic Projects, Conwell Dance Theater, Philadelphia PA

Oct 2017         Through the Night, Solo

                        Mosaic Concert, Lew Klein Hall, Philadelphia PA

May 2017        Instrument of Fate, Site Specific Solo

                        Well of Sorrow, The Garden at Ajitnivas Rajmahal, Dhrangadhra, India

April 2017       The Things We Carry, Site Specific Duet

                        Everything Must Go, Stairwell in Samuel Paley Library, Philadelphia PA

Mar 2017        Voyager 1, Group Piece

                        World Water Day, Conwell Dance Theater, Philadelphia PA

Mar 2017        L’Angelus, Duet

                        American College Dance Association, University of Maryland, College Park MD

Oct 2016        L’Angelus, Duet

                       Hope Rising: A Benefit for Stand Tall International, Conwell Dance Theater, Philadelphia PA

May 2016       Inflictions of Doubt, Solo

                       In/Hale Performance Series, Chi Movement Arts Center, Philadelphia PA

May 2016       L’Angelus, Duet

                       Endings, Conwell Dance Theater, Philadelphia PA

Nov 2015       Woman with a head of Roses, Solo

                       Endings, Conwell Dance Theater, Philadephia PA

June 2015      Measure by Accessory, Group Piece, DanszLoop Chicago

                       Modrun Dance: All Comedy All the Time, Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago IL

May 2015       Blow the Wind Southerly, Solo

                       World Dance Day, NEIU Auditorium, Chicago IL

Oct 2014        Blow the Wind Southerly, Solo

                       Jipe Moyo, Diavola Dance Theater, Los Angeles CA

Nov 2013       Measure by Accessory, Duet, Inflictions of Doubt, Solo

                       Dance Chicago Festival, Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago IL         

           

Sept 2013      Trying and Trying Again, Trio                                                                                                                                                   Viewpoint(s), The Den Theatre, Chicago IL                                           

May 2013       Within, Trio                                                                                                                                      

                       Danse Macabre, Duet                                                                                                               

                       Pale Blue Dot, Group Piece                                                                                                                                                     Inflictions of Doubt, Solo                                                                                                                

                       Measure by Accessory, Group Piece                                                                                                                                     The Art of Movement, NEIU Auditorium, Chicago IL                              

Feb 2013       Pale Blue Dot, Group Piece                                                                                                                                                     American College Dance Festival, Oakland University, Rochester MI

March 2012   Danse Macabre, Solo                                                                                                                                                               American College Dance Festival, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

Feb 2012       Measure by Accessory, Duet                                                                                                            

                      Dance Chance, Ruth Page Dance Center, Chicago IL                        

Nov 2010      Pale Blue Dot, Group Piece                                                                                                                                                    Dance Chicago Festival, Stage 773, Chicago IL                                      

Oct 2010      Fences, (Collaboration with Masha Balovlenkov), Trio                                                                         

                     Pale Blue Dot, Group Piece                                                                                                            

                     Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, Duet                                                                                                     

                     Fôr : Four Choreographers for Dance Art, Stage 773, Chicago IL            

Feb 2010    Within, Quartet                                                                                                                                 

                    Lead or Follow (Collaboration with Masha Balovlenkov), Group Piece                                                    

                    An Evening of Dance Premiers, NEIU Auditorium, Chicago IL

 Dance Company Employment 

2008-Present     Fôr Dance Co., Los Angeles CA / Chicago IL / Philadelphia PA

                           Co-artistic Director & Founder, Choreographer, Dancer

 

2005-2015          DanszLoop Chicago, Chicago IL

                           Senior Ensemble Member

2004-2015          Paul Sanasardo Dancers, Chicago IL

                           Principle Dancer

2003-2008          Joel Hall Dancers, Chicago IL

                           Dancer

 Awards, Grants, & Scholarships 

 2018                  Katherine Dunham Award for Creative Dance Research

                           Temple University, Philadelphia PA                         

 

2018                   Vice Provost for the Arts Student Grant

                           Temple University, Philadelphia PA                          

 

2017                   Master's Project Completion Grant

                           Temple University, Philadelphia PA

 

2016                   Grad Travel Fund Award

                           Temple University, Philadelphia PA

 

2016-2017          Teaching Assistantship

                           Temple University, Philadelphia PA

 

2015-2017          Academic Internship

                           Temple University, Philadelphia PA

 

2008-2013          Talent Tuition Waiver

                           Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago IL

 

Spring 2013       Art Department Tuition Waiver

                           Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago IL

 

Fall 2011            College of Arts and Sciences Tuition Waiver

                           Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago IL

Full CV upon request