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Dancer, Choreographer, Educator

esantiago@uwalumni.com 917-674-4112 



Hunter College                                        Masters in Dance Education, May 2017

The curriculum is designed for artists and educators that focus on applying teaching methods to dance classroom environments, combining dance and education courses.


University of Wisconsin-Madison               Bachelor of Science – Dance, 2012

The B.S degree provides wide theoretical and practical study of dance, 57 dance credits.



The Ailey School                                                                                          

Graduate of Certificate Program, 2011

A three-year program that takes a conservatory approach to dance training, the weekly schedule includes 15 to 17 dance technique classes including Ballet, Pointe, Horton, Graham, Jazz, West African, Dunham, Tap, Barre and Yoga.



Marymount School of New York                                                                         August 2015 – Present

A Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women to grow and learn, Pre-Kindergarten assistant teacher and dance educator for ages 4-6.


Peridance Capezio Center                                                          

New York, NY Sept. 2014 – 2015

Young Movers Program instructor offering classes for children ages 18 months to 5 years old. Students are carefully guided through basic exploration of motor skills, musicality and rhythm.


The Music and Arts School                                                                       

Door County, WI, 2005 – 2014

Instructed group and private lessons from ages 2-30, instructing ballet, modern, African, Hip Hop and Creative Movement.



Corkbuzz Wine Studio, Event Coordinator                                    

New York, NY May 2014 – 2015

Charlie Bird, Event Coordinator                                                                        

New York, NY May 2013 – 2014

Mark Morris Dance Group, Company Manager Intern                  

New York, NY March – May 2013



Karma Kid’s Yoga Teacher Training                                                     

New York, NY July 2015

92nd St. Y DEL Dance Program Intensive                                                     

New York, NY July 2013



2017 Heather Watts Scholarship, full tuition for Hunter College

2014 Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program at Hunter College, full scholarship

2013 Dance Education Laboratory at 92nd St. Y, full scholarship

2012 Garth Fagan Summer Intensive, full scholarship



Performed works by: Pedro Ruiz, Jacquelyn Buglisi, Earl Mosley, Darrell Moultrie, Garth Fagan, Norwood Pennewell, Guy Thorne, Alan Sener, Chris Walker, Li Chiao-Ping, Jin-Wen Yu, Marlene Skog, Taryn VanderHoop, Kit Stanley


My choreography: "Host" University of Wisconsin-Madison (2017), “Arturita” The Kaye Playhouse (2016), “Host” The Ailey School (2015), “Honey Lion” The Ailey Citigroup Theatre (2016), “Honey Lion” Salvatore Capezio Theatre (2014)

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